Facebook’s acquisition of cross-platform messaging application WhatsApp may still be pending, but that hasn’t stopped scammers from using it as bait.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, had some strong words for Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and FWD.us, the immigration-centric political-action committee spearheaded by Zuckerberg, in a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday night, published by National Review.
This week, Moms Demand Action is hiring a social media director, while Credit Union National Association is seeking a social media coordinator. Duncan Quinn needs a vice president of digital, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation is on the hunt for a content specialist for editorial and creative. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.
Facebook announced that it updated its service health dashboard for developers to give them more up-to-date information about the status of its developer services and application-programming interfaces.
Application developers that serve the same industries likely have similar needs, so Facebook announced Friday that it created industry pages on its developers site for the following industries: e-commerce, entertainment, games, photos and travel.
Social analytics provider Quintly announced the release of what it is calling competitive feed analytics, which allows users to compare the rank, reach and back-links of their blogs and websites on Facebook and Twitter to those of their competitors.
The 2014 college football season is in full swing, with teams already moving up and down the AP poll, and marketing cloud technology provider Unified did some polling of its own, ranking the preseason top 10 teams in the AP poll in terms of Facebook engagement.
Facebook announced that it has teamed up with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women to help support the women entrepreneurs’ organization’s mentoring program.