Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network Instagram just went big-time on Madison Avenue, as Ad Age reports that Instagram received a year-long commitment, totaling up to $100 million in ad spending, from Omnicom.
Vivek Wadhwa, a research professor at Stanford University, published a diatribe on LinkedIn a few months ago titled, “Facebook Is Doomed.” Contributing to the debate on the medium- and long-term sustainability of one of the biggest social networks is undoubtedly a healthy endeavor. However, this excessive public statement distinguishes itself with rather frivolous arguments on Wadhwa’s part.
“We’re trying to instill in kids a lifelong love of travel. We want to help them become global citizens.” This was how Co-Founder and Co-CEO Amy Norman described the thinking behind startup media company Little Passports, which has tripled its customer base over the past six months with the help of advertising on Facebook.
With Facebook usage via multiple devices becoming the norm, rather than the exception, the social network commissioned a study by international market research agency GfK to learn more about how users are interacting via desktops/laptops, smartphones, and tablets.
How A Brick-And-Mortar Brand On Facebook Got 1,362 Clicks, 862 Leads, 2,000+ Likes From Scratch In 11 Days
A brick-and-mortar client wanted to have a buzzing business page with a couple of thousand likes so that it could build authority, add value, showcase its services, build relationships, and build a database with the intention of increasing its return on investment.
Location, demographic, interests, and behaviors — these four criteria represent the foundation of Facebook’s new core audiences ad-targeting options, which it will begin rolling out in the coming weeks, and the social network also announced in a post on the Facebook for Business page that its partner categories targeting options will be added to its ads create tool.
Last week, Facebook announced that its users would be able to pick genders from a custom list, instead of choosing either “male” or “female,” like they did before.
Should job recruiters incorporate Facebook into their social recruiting efforts? The answer is an emphatic yes, according to Work4 Labs, a major player in that field, and Work4 Labs illustrated why, in infographic form.