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Showing Losses, Salesforce Pink-Slips 100 Employees

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After filing financial statements for Buddy Media that showed a $20.5 million loss last quarter, Salesforce today laid off about 100 employees at its other acquired social analytics arm, Radian6. “With the integration of Radian6 and Buddy Media, the Salesforce Marketing Cloud is re-balancing its resources to support its growth. Fewer than 100 people were impacted globally,” a spokesperson said.

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Zynga and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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As Apple commanded the tech world’s attention earlier today, Zynga broke some bad news to its employees: Hundreds of them were being laid off, and The Ville was being sent out to pasture, as sister blog Inside Social Games reported. The company later confirmed the layoffs, releasing a letter that CEO Mark Pincus had sent out to staff.

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