The top 20 brands on Facebook boasted a total of 284,438,503 likes at the end of November and averaged 65 posts for the month, according to the most recent statistics from social media analytics platform Socialbakers.
Facebook announced at its Mobile@Scale event in October that it would open-source a spring dynamics animation library for Android, Rebound, which allows developers to animate user interface elements based on the rules of physics and spring forces. Software Engineer Will Bailey offered more details on Rebound in a post on the social network’s engineering blog.
Facebook’s redesigned like and share buttons helped contribute to a 47.44 percent rise in referrals driven by the social network to publishers in November, and Facebook saw its share of referrals skyrocket by 169.88 percent between November 2012 and October 2013, according to an analysis of more than 200,000 publishers reaching more than 250 million unique monthly visitors, by Shareaholic.
Real-time marketing platform Shift announced Tuesday that it finalized a $6 million series-B funding round, led by DN Capital.