This is probably not going to come as a shock to brands on Facebook, but if you want to play, you pretty much have to pay, as a new report from Adobe found that impressions for organic posts on the social network by brands are down 50 percent in 2014 compared with 2013, while paid impressions are up 5 percent during the same time period.
Putting a face on Facebook data? That’s what one Preferred Marketing Developer is trying to do, as Kinetic Social announced the addition of the Audience Performance Page tool to its software-as-a-service platform.
Social recruiting solution Jobvite released the seventh version of its annual Social Recruiting Survey Wednesday, and the survey of more than 1,800 recruiters and human-resources professionals across various industries and regions found that social recruiting continues to become a priority for them, and that while Facebook has carved out a significant niche, LinkedIn is still the social network of choice on the recruiting side.
After India and Indonesia, the next stop for Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was South Korea, where a meeting at Samsung Electronics’ headquarters in Seoul spurred speculation that the two companies are collaborating on — you guessed it — a Facebook phone.
Free Foo Fighters? HBO is marking the upcoming debut of new series Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways by presenting the live stream of the band’s premiere party concert from the Cubby Bear in Chicago on the cable network’s Facebook page, Variety reported.
Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t the only top Facebook executive involved in real estate deals, as Forbes reported that chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and her husband, SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg, sold their home in Atherton, Calif.
Areas where Facebook has data centers – Prineville, Ore., and Forest City, N.C. — have received community action grants from the social network, and Altoona, Iowa, is next up, as the social network announced in a post on its Altoona Data Center page that the deadline to apply is Monday, Dec. 15.
Malala Yousafzai – who survived an Oct. 9, 2012, assassination attempt by the Taliban in Pakistan, where she was targeted for voicing her options about women’s rights and education — became the world’s youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner last Friday, and she shared her reaction on the Malala Fund Facebook page.