Not a fan of politically charged sponsored stories? You’re not alone. New statistics from the Annenberg School for Communications show that an overwhelming majority of people polled (85 percent) said they would feel “angry” if they found out that Facebook was targeting political ads at them, based on their profile information.
Facebook contests are a fun way to engage fans. Now Woobox, which develops fan-attracting applications, gives page administrators the ability to offer instant gratification with Instant Win. With this new app, users can enter to win a prize and find out immediately if they’ve won.
If you felt overloaded seeing up to seven ads in your Facebook window, you might want to stop reading now. According to our sister blog, Inside Facebook, the social network is testing a way to show up to 10 ads at once.
Buddy Media’s new white paper says that every post on a timeline page is an a promotional story, and that purchasing any ad from Facebook amplifies that message.
People may feel angry about Facebook tracking what people do online, even after logging off the social network, but a new video just might get you to laugh while you learn about this issue.
No one likes to look at advertisements on any medium, so the fact that people don’t like ads on Facebook shouldn’t surprise anyone — but business pages are another story.
This week a random Facebooker with a passion for Golden Girls is hoping to get his hero, Betty White, to be the host on SNL and he’s using Facebook Groups to do it. The man is David Matthews and he is using the group’s popularity to publicly direct message at SNL’s head honcho, Lorne Michaels. The group is called “Betty White to Host SNL (please?)!” and has over 230,000 subscribers, all gained in the last few weeks.