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GM Is Back On Facebook, But Is It To Make Fans?

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So General Motors is back on Facebook. Less than one year after its very public split from Facebook, right before the social network’s initial public offering, the old-school advertising behemoth is back and is looking to Facebook — specifically Facebook mobile — to help add luster to the launch of its new Chevrolet Sonic, aimed at young people. So why? And why now? What’s changed since May 2012? Has GM adjusted its opinion of the potential of Facebook as an advertising vehicle? Or has Facebook learned from the experience and figured out how to sell its advertising story to brands with deep pockets like GM?

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Friend2Friend’s Social Engagement Platform Helps Brands Succeed On Facebook Mobile

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Companies pour tons of money into making sure their product looks amazing on Facebook’s desktop version, but the results don’t always translate into a nice-looking package for mobile users. As Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg noted in the last earnings report, the number of people who check Facebook from their phone is roughly 600 million and growing. Friend2Friend, a social marketing technology company, released a significant update Wednesday to its Social Engagement Platform, allowing companies to build mobile-first Facebook campaigns.

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Facebook Timeline Has Made Brands More Social

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Facebook celebrated an anniversary Monday, but you didn’t see this kind of life event appear on the top-right corner of your page. Six months ago, the site rolled out timeline for businesses. As Roger Katz, CEO of social media solutions company Friend2Friend, explained to AllFacebook, timeline has been a game-changer for brands. Now companies have to foster engagement in order to compete and keep their customers happy, but where will brands go in the future?

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