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.
David CohenDavid Cohen, editor of AllFacebook, has been with the blog since September 2011. Prior to that, he worked on other WebMediaBrands blogs (SocialTimes, WebNewser), and as a Web editor for several other sites (Multichannel News, Broadcasting & Cable, Sports Video Group).
Facebook’s acquisition of cross-platform messaging application WhatsApp may still be pending, but that hasn’t stopped scammers from using it as bait.
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.
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg revealed in a Form 4 filing Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission that she sold off another 283,334 class-A shares of common stock in the company.
The Huffington Post continued to dominate among publishers on Facebook in August, dominating in terms of both total interactions (likes, comments and shares) and shares, according to the latest data from social media news aggregator NewsWhip.
Facebook has repeatedly stressed its mission to provide the most relevant ads on News Feed, and the social network Thursday announced two more steps it is taking toward doing so: When users indicate that they don’t want to see specific ads, Facebook will take into account the reasons why those users rejected those ads when decided whether or not to serve them to other users. And more weight will be given to feedback from users who rarely or infrequently reject ads, compared with input from serial ad rejecters.
The holiday season is approaching, bringing with it the prime season for brands running contests on Facebook. On that note, Facebook application creator ShortStack shared 18 tips for building social media contests, in infographic form.