Facebook continues to tinker with how users can control their notifications settings, with the notifications section under account settings now offering a host of options.
Julie D. Andrews
With 36 percent of its population active on the network, the United Arab Emirates shows the highest proportion of its inhabitants on Facebook among Arab-land countries, according to an Arab social media report prepared by the Dubai School of Government, as reported by Mashable.
In order to stay on top of it, you’ve got to scope out the competition. That seems to be what Facebook Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg was doing when he reportedly recently joined Pinterest rival, and newest member of the social cool-kid scene, Fancy.
Twitter integration enhancements with Facebook occurred late last month in a rather hush-hush manner, and the silently rolled-out changes are intended to improve how Twitter pages, photos, hash tags, and user names cross-pollinate on Facebook.
As demand for customer support on Facebook and other social networks increases, it will be increasingly difficult for companies to keep up. But appeasing customers will garner the customer loyalty they depend on.
At the tail end of 2011, Atlanta-based shopping mall Atlantic Station had attracted roughly 13,000 likes — not too shabby a showing. But of course, the outlet hungered for a better showing.
There’s a hot new venue in town (er, on Facebook) — at least, those launching it are hoping it sizzles on the social network. Called Club 53, it’s a virtual music venue from San Francisco- and Israel-based Shaker, a company founded in 2010 that “brings real world interactions online.”
Pinterest is dominating as a social site where consumers and retailers connect, according to a new comScore-led study. On the image-rich site, retailers can easily showcase their wares in a flashy digital format, and shoppers are eating (and buying) it up.