Monster.com Announces BeKnown(TM) Facebook(R) Integration to Make Being Professional Easy to Express on Facebook

Monster is among the first companies integrating Facebook's latest features to bring more social engagement to the online Careers and Professional Networking Industries

MAYNARD, Mass., Sep 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today at f8, Facebook's developer's conference, Monster.com(R), the leading job matching engine and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), announced that BeKnown(TM) - Monster's new professional networking app on Facebook - is launching new features that make it possible for people to add professional updates such as career changes and college graduation directly to their Facebook profile.

"We're announcing BeKnown's Facebook integration as a new way for people to feature career updates and highlight their professional brand to help advance their career goals," said Matt Mund, vice president of product management at Monster Worldwide. "People can now share customized activity back to Facebook specifically tailored to professional networking that goes beyond 'liking.' These new features give BeKnown members a better way to show a more complete story of who they are as a professional."

Monster's BeKnown professional networking app for Facebook is the fastest growing app of its kind on Facebook (AppData Sept. 2011). BeKnown is currently available in 19 languages in 35 countries and accessible for free via mobile apps on Android and iPhone devices.

Facebook has always made it easy to discover great things and now BeKnown makes it even easier for people to express themselves as professionals, and connect with friends and family to better express what they're doing at work or where they're at in their career. Through consistent and easy to understand settings on BeKnown, people remain in full control over how their activity is shared, thereby maintaining the separation of personal and professional information.

Visit http://apps.Facebook.com/BeKnown for more information on BeKnown, or follow BeKnown on Twitter and visit the BeKnown blog for regular updates.

About Monster Worldwide

Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), parent company of Monster, the premier global online employment solution for more than a decade, strives to inspire people to improve their lives. With a local presence in key markets in North America, Europe, and Asia, Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. Through online media sites and services, Monster delivers vast, highly targeted audiences to advertisers. Monster Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500 index. To learn more about Monster's industry-leading products and services, visit http://www.monster.com. More information about Monster Worldwide is available at http://about-monster.com.

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SOURCE: Monster Worldwide, Inc.

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