#TheDailySpin: The job perks of working in Silicon Valley

You might love your job, but after seeing the amenities offered at the likes of Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, you might love finding a new one. Plus, cursing for a cause, new movie says the Bard was a fraud, and the horror of ‘The Notebook.’

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Of course, landing a job at one of these companies is no easy task—and, sadly, neither is getting a job anywhere given the dreary economy. In fact, the economy has forced 6.2 million Americans into long-term unemployment, a number so high that the jobless are shaping retail-marketing trends.

It’s all a part of what leading brands are calling “service design.”

Another easy way to save some shopping funds might be setting up a swear jar—just not this one. As part of 50/50 Good project, the digital SwearJar gets Twitter users to pledge £1 per fothamucking curse word they tweet, helping raise money and awareness for UNICEF famine appeal. Follow it with the hashtag #fuckfamine.

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