The appointment of a "Head of Gaming Partnerships", sends out a very loud and clear message that gaming is becoming increasingly important to them. What this will do for real money gaming is still unclear but it certainly is a step in the right direction, as many observers believe that with this appointment Facebook is paving the way to work with yet more development teams, some of which will undoubtedly be on the real money side.
It's been a very busy week on the recruitment front for Facebook with no less than twenty positions being filled. The main one being the Head of Gaming, but there were also business development, country management roles and of course yet more developer. Keep your eyes out for more news on this subject!