Companies that use Business Wire to release information to the media can now track how their content performed on Facebook and other social media platforms with the media-distribution company’s addition of Social Media Monitoring Reports from social analytics platform Nuvi.
Photos are the among the most engaging content on Facebook and the major motivator behind the site’s News Feed redesign. However, many people and pages don’t understand the rules on posting photos. Simply pulling pictures from Google searches and posting them on Facebook pages can get moderators in trouble, as Noelle Federico, chief financial officer of stock photo company Dreamstime, told AllFacebook.
If you’re running behind on your bills and suddenly find a friend request on Facebook from an attractive woman in a bikini whom you’ve never met before, think twice before accepting the add. As Bloomberg reported Thursday, debt collectors are taking on fake personas on Facebook to reach users who owe money.
For people who have photos all over the Web — on Instagram, Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, etc. — Cooliris is a great way to bring all of those images to one place and organize them. Facebook’s developers team thinks highly of the application, as it earned a spotlight on its blog. Cooliris gained a strong following shortly after launch, and the app has taken off on the Facebook platform.
The list of casualties of Facebook’s staggering initial public offering now includes Facebook’s position on the Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index, as it fell to fifth place in the social networking category, after holding the top spot in February.
“We don’t plan on doing many more of these, if any at all,” Facebook Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in announcing the social network’s $1 billion acquisition of photo-sharing service Instagram. Want to bet?
Facebook’s brand effectiveness outranks all other social media’s branding efforts, according Brand Keys’ Customer Loyalty Index.
Flickr, considered Yahoo’s most successful acquisition, announced that you can now log on to the photo sharing site from within Facebook, effectively reciprocating the previously available ability to log on to the social network from within the photo sharing site.
While Facebook has been busy trying to establish itself as the go-to service for casual photo sharing, Flickr is pushing back with a new feature that draws the social network into its own service.