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Technology: Jobs / Geo-Fencing Ads #1116093

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 16, 2017
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(Studio: Kristin Welker) Report introduced.

(St. Petersburg. Florida: Tom Costello) How tech companies are using location-based advertising to find new job candidates examined; scenes shown from Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg; details given about "geo-fencing" technology to target those with pediatrics training or truck drivers by the C.R. England company. [Pediatrics physicians assistant Ashley SHEPARD‡- explains getting pop-up phone messages from Johns Hopkins.] [Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Carol McDANIEL†- explains the targeting of social media profiles to find job candidates.] [Truck driver Brent SANGER - comments.]

Welker, Kristin;
Costello, Tom

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