This week, Petrol Advertising is hiring a social media associate, while 929 Media needs a junior reporter. Nation’s Restaurant News is seeking a senior digital Web editor, and LoudDoor is on the hunt for a lead designer. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.
If you have a child of a literate age with computer access, chances are they have a Facebook profile. They also probably don’t want you looking at it. Here are at least 10 reasons why you shouldn’t:
Facebook continued to mark National Cyber Security Awareness Month with content aimed at explaining the measures it takes to keep its users safe, and the latest addition is a note on the Protect the Graph page from security engineer Chris Long explaining how the social network reacts to the sharing of stolen passwords on public sites.
Facebook giveth, and Facebook taketh away? Some advertisers, including Swedish ad agency Limebound, are reporting that the cost-per-click option has been removed from the “Optimization & Pricing” tab in Power Editor.
The Kansas City Royals brought an abrupt end to Turner Sports’ coverage of the American League Championship Series by sweeping the Baltimore Orioles, but the cable programmer was still able to show off some of the features enabled by its embedding of Facebook into its live postseason productions.
Social marketing platform Nanigans, a Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer, analyzed more than 300 billion ad impressions on the social network during the third quarter of 2014 from clients using its advertising automation software, and it found that 95 percent of total ad spend went to Facebook’s three main direct-response ad units: unpublished link ads, mobile application install ads and domain ads.
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, chief product officer Chris Cox, chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer, vice president and general counsel Colin Stretch, chief accounting officer Jas Athwal and directors Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles reported in Form 4 filings Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission that they exercised restricted stock units and, in the cases of the executives, sold off shares in the company.
A study in which a leading U.S. retailer targeted 565,000 email subscribers with both its regular emails and coordinated Facebook News Feed ads found that subscribers who received both were 22 percent more likely to make purchases than those who only received emails.