Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, live in Palo Alto, Calif., and own a second home in San Francisco. And now, according to a report by Pacific Business News, the North Shore of Kaua’i in Hawaii is next on the list.
Facebook’s cloud-based application platform, Parse, announced a revamp of its Android Push API, saying in a blog post that the new application-programming interface will simplify setup for developers, as well as boost reliability and make it easier to extend or customize in order to override default push behavior.
Social intelligence company Brandwatch rolled out new features for its Brandwatch Vizia social media command center, which allows brands to conduct risk and crisis management, monitor and analyze the success of events and campaigns, and track their online presence against competitors.
Charles F. Frost was an Oglivy & Mather advertising executive who worked on the American Express account in the 1960s, and his name was kept alive by being featured on credit cards displayed in ads for American Express. Now, “CF Frost” has taken over the American Express Instagram account.
Facebook apparently got into the spirit of the fall season over the weekend with a Facebook Harvest Sale in the games section of its App Center.
Facebook is reminding users who access the social network via mobile devices that they have choices when it comes to auto-play videos.
The fall television season is underway, and networks are increasingly turning to Facebook to help promote their new and returning series, with last Thursday’s debut of ABC’s #TGIT (Thank God It’s Thursday) trio of shows — returning series Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, joined by newcomer How to Get Away with Murder — generating 4.5 million interactions on the social network from 2.3 million users.
Facebook announced the formation of its EMEA Client Council in a post in Spanish on the Facebook for Business page by vice president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Nicola Mendelsohn, saying that the group is made up of representatives from brands and agencies throughout the region.
Facebook took a major step toward achieving its goals of making sure its users see advertising that is relevant to them — no matter which devices they are using, and even when they are not on the social network itself — and of allowing advertisers to be a part of the process both online and offline. The social network Monday officially introduced Atlas at Advertising Week 2014 in New York, confirming reports earlier this month by The Wall Street Journal and Ad Age.