Contrary to popular belief, there is still a substantial teen population on Facebook, and the social network teamed up with Canadian nonprofit organization MediaSmarts on “Think Before You Share,” a guide and tip sheet aimed at helping Facebook’s younger users decide what to share or not share online.
Some Facebook advertisers are now able to preview their mobile application install ads directly on their mobile devices, complete with active install buttons.
Photo-messaging application Snapchat turned down a $3 billion-plus acquisition offer from Facebook last month, and now the company poached Instagram Director of Business Operations Emily White, who was named its new chief operating officer, AllThingsD reported.
Social marketing software company Offerpop incorporated Video on Instagram into its Video Contest application, following last month’s launch of its Hashtag Gallery app, which also supports Video on Instagram.
Like most nonprofits, the PKD Foundation aims to raise awareness of the issue it seeks to solve. Greater awareness leads to greater interest from scientists, politicians, and potential donors in working for a cure.
Facebook has added the ability for Ads Manager users who use the “spend limit” option to view their accounts’ spend limit histories.
Facebook has been conducting several surveys of late in order to improve its user experience, polling its users about News Feed in September, and introducing the Facebook Feedback Panel shortly thereafter for selected, invited users. Now, the social network is bringing the same process to its advertising offerings.
Facebook combined its broad categories and precise interests to roll out its new simplified interests targeting option for advertisers.