Can the colors page administrators use on their Facebook pages impact engagement? Yes, according to analytics provider Wisemetrics, which created an application to help page admins determine the best colors for their pages.
Security technology company MyPermissions announced the launch of Online Privacy Shield 3.0 for iOS, which provides users with information on which applications are accessing their personal data via Facebook and other social networks and online services.
The update to Facebook’s search functionality announced last week, which will allow users to search posts that have been shared with them, claimed a victim in Bing, the search engine from Microsoft, as the social network confirmed that it will no longer include results from Bing in its search results.
PastBook Allows Facebook, Instagram Users to ‘Relive Your Year’ for 2014, All Years Back Through 2003
As 2014 draws to a close, year-end wrap-up season is in full swing, and photo-album creator PastBook is once again offering its Relive Your Year application not just for 2014, but for every year going back to 2003.
Not content to let Instagram have all the survey fun, some Facebook users (including this writer) began seeing invitations atop their News Feeds to participate in a survey about their experiences with Facebook Login and applications.
Facebook announced a thorough revamp of its Slingshot photo- and video-sharing application, including photo filters, the ability to follow users and automatically see their shots, private photo and video reactions to shots and the option to share shots on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and other apps.
The cover of the Dec. 15 issue of Time features a familiar face — that of Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the star of a long feature by Lev Grossman, the bulk of which is devoted to Internet.org and Zuckerberg’s mission to connect the 4.3 billion or so people in the world who currently lack Internet access.