Facebook continued its focus on groups with a revamp of its groups discovery page, including not only top suggestions, but also open and closed groups their friends are members of, as well as groups relevant to the locations listed on users’ profiles.
Facebook announced that its users now have the ability to specify custom genders, such as transgender, androgynous, and genderqueer, and they can also specify whether to publicly be referred to as male (he/his), female (she/her), or neutral (they/their).
EasyCovers24, a tool that allows Facebook page administrators to easily manage the cover images on their pages, recently overhauled its pricing structure and added the ability for page admins to schedule posts along with their cover image changes.
Despite Facebook’s well-documented efforts to simplify its advertising offerings, several different dimensions still exist for elements on pages and in ads. Facebook marketing expert Jon Loomer took the most recent crack at putting all of the necessary information in one place with an infographic created for him by Lea Heckley.
The cover image is a dominant presence on Facebook pages, and Facebook application creator ShortStack designed a template for page administrators seeking to revamp their cover images, as well as some related tips.
For every Facebook page administrator who has ever thought to themselves, “I wish this thing had a manual,” Facebook application creator ShortStack just came through with its release of the Facebook Maintenance Manual.
Facebook has quietly removed the 20 percent text rule for page cover photos. In case you weren’t aware, since March, Facebook had a guideline stipulating that cover photos on Facebook could not include more than 20 percent text. This rule caused both confusion and frustration among business page owners. It was often hard to judge whether or not a cover image was in compliance. And some brands seemed to get away with breaking the rules, while others didn’t.