Internet commerce giant Amazon integrated its Friends & Family Gifting feature with Facebook last December, and it added a new twist Tuesday in the ability to create and send group gift cards to Facebook friends.
Everyone is on Facebook, truly. Kids complain about their grandparents commenting on their statuses. Colleagues rave about its potential for social business. Sure, your four-year-old nephew hasn’t signed up (yet), but his mother has certainly chronicled his existence from the first ultrasound, and thanks to Timeline, you know all about coworkers’ weekend activities, friends’ anniversaries, and parents’ favorite articles, in addition to the goings on of all of your favorite businesses and brands.
A series-B funding round totaling $15 million? That’s a Wrapp for the social gift card provider, which announced the closing of the funding round Thursday.
A total of 57 percent of social media users in the U.S. have liked their favorite brands, but when asked what impact their friends’ likes had on them, the most common answer (35 percent) was none, according to new study by Adobe on the state of online advertising.
Social dating application and website Coffee Meets Bagel would not be the first name to come up when thinking of analysis of the Big Ten Conference, but it did just that, examining the connections (or lack thereof) between alumni of universities in the conference.
PastBook, one of several companies that allow Facebook users to publish their content on the social network in actual books, announced the integration of Filepicker.io into its book-creation wizard, making it easier for users to select content for their books.
Users who want to see all updates from friends can be at the mercy of Facebook’s News Feed algorithm with the default setting, but there is a way to get around this through lists. Users can create lists of their friends (useful if they want to see what specific groups of friends are posting, such as co-workers or college buddies), then click to see their posts in reverse chronological order. Here’s how.
After Facebook users like pages, they are usually prompted to like similar pages. But now it seems like Facebook is reaching out to people who already like pages, asking them to share those pages with their friends.