With Facebook insisting that it will maintain its real-name policy, technology outfit Virtual Artifacts came up with a solution that combines the benefits of Facebook pages with the freedom of anonymity — its Social X application.
When Instagram topped the 300 million-user mark earlier this month, it moved past Twitter in terms of total users, but according to Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer and social analytics platform Socialbakers, the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network blows away Twitter in terms of engagement.
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer and social relationship platform Hootsuite named a new vice president of product: Jimmy Duvall, who had been head of product for eBay-owned e-commerce platform Magento.
With Facebook becoming more and more of a source of news, manager of strategic partnerships for broadcast Beth Loyd examined the newscasts being posted to the social network by both broadcast networks and local television stations in a Facebook Media blog post.
Move over, FOMO, and make room for FOBO: A study by culture experts Crowd DNA for Facebook found that fear of being offline is the new fear of missing out, as 70 percent of respondents aged 13 through 24 from 13 countries said they have to be connected, no matter where they are.