Facebook In Talent War

    A Facebook worker waits for friends to arrive outside of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. Facebook stock is trading at $19 and has lost half its market value since its May public offering. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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    One more way Facebook's debut on the market has been a debacle: keeping talent at the company. As the company has become publicly traded--and a more established brand--Facebook has started the careers of many a young engineer, but keeping them has been a whole different story. Even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has admitted the company has an employee morale problem--especially with its share price taking a nosedive immediately after its record debut--and has even has increased the number of shares given to new hires. But it's more than just about having a less hip cafeteria: as the young talent goes to other companies, Facebook stands to fall behind.

    Read it at Financial Times