Facebook released version 6.2 of its application for iOS devices, adding the structured status updates that were previously available only on desktop or via the social network’s mobile site, as well as the ability to edit who can see content users have shared, even if that content was shared in the past.
Finnegan’s Irish Pub and Grill in Stockton, Calif., turned to a novel solution to combat an epidemic of bar fights: Only Facebook friends are admitted into the establishment after 9 p.m.
Facebook Vice President of Global Marketing Solutions Carolyn Everson touched upon several topics in a conversation with Ad Age, including the future of right-hand-side ads, the social network’s mobile advertising prospects, potential advertising on Facebook-owned photo-sharing network Instagram, and possible monetization of Facebook’s new hashtags.
Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer and Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman disclosed their Facebook stock transactions in Form 4 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday.
Facebook Director of Small Business Dan Levy announced a milestone of sorts during a small business roundtable in New York: 1 million advertisers have been active on the social network in the past 28 days.
The video ads Facebook originally planned to launch this month or in July are now on hold until at least mid-October, Ad Age reported, with sources telling the magazine more development is needed on new features the social network plains to release simultaneously with its video ads.
Facebook Head of Global Creative Solutions Mark D’Arcy and Director of Engineering Andrew Bosworth both stressed that advertisers on Facebook and elsewhere on the Internet have a lot of work to do during a panel Tuesday at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, “Cannes Seminar: Creativity at Scale.”
Internet commerce giant Amazon integrated its Friends & Family Gifting feature with Facebook last December, and it added a new twist Tuesday in the ability to create and send group gift cards to Facebook friends.