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Facebook MarketingStarting Janaury 13, work with the group marketing manager of social media at Microsoft/BingAds to build a fan base and grow your business on Facebook! In this course, Geoffrey Colon will teach you how to set up and enhance your company page, understand best practices and measuring your success, execute a monthly content strategy, and incorporate Facebook into your overall marketing efforts. Register now!

Breaking Into Facebook With Break Media — An Interview With Chris Strickland

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On the Internet, funny and interesting videos reign supreme as the leading form of entertainment. You’ve most likely been exposed to them at some point: There are videos of pranks being played, and people and animals doing crazy stuff. There are countless videos of parodies, events, and the sometimes-confusing memes. While YouTube holds the title as the most popular video-sharing site, Break.com is one of the forerunning portals for entertaining media, with an audience of 455,000 people on Facebook, and nearly 45,000 people talking about it.

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Ashton Kutcher Surpasses 1 Million Fans On Facebook. Take That Twitter!

-Ashton Kutcher Headshot-While the blogosphere buzzes about Ashton Kutcher’s race against the CNN Twitter account, Ashton has quietly surpassed one million fans on Facebook, surging up the leader board in a matter of days. The most impressive aspect of this milestone is that Ashton has grown from around 400,000 fans to over 1 million fans in under 3 days! It’s an impressive feat and it shows the viral nature of Facebook public profiles.
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Ashton Kutcher Premiers New Series on Facebook

-Slide Logo-Application publisher Slide is teaming up with Katalyst Media, the original content production company co-founded by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg. The partnership will involve exclusive distribution of the production company’s new series through Slide FunSpace, called KatalystHQ. This show offers a behind the scenes look at the inner workings of Kutcher’s production company. What’s most notable about this new deal is its exclusive partnership between Katalyst Media and Slide FunSpace, which is among the top five Facebook applications (see stats here).

That also makes KatalystHQ the firs sponsored web series to premier on Facebook (watch it here). While there doesn’t appear to be any direct partnerships with Facebook for this deal, it is interesting to see how third party applications within asocial network can build a brand and a business around their products.
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