Social media relationship platform Hootsuite announced the acquisition of Brightkit, a solution for creating customized social marketing campaigns, and the launch of new product Hootsuite Campaigns, which is based on Brightkit’s solution.
One month after Facebook gave developers more options for Open Graph actions, the site is making it easier for those developers to create engaging stories, as well as to set up collections for users’ Timelines.
Glow Digital Media, which was named a Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer last September, hopes to kick-start engagement for its clients within the social network’s news feed with this week’s launch of its Engagement Accelerator tool for its Glow Machine social advertising platform.
Several nonprofits have found success marketing and getting recognition through Facebook. ShortStack recently blogged about how nonprofits can create and manage Facebook pages that not only build awareness of the organizations, but motivate donors to give.
Facebook is in the process of testing a new gallery display from within the feed by popping up a black lightbox and enabling users to view the album right there without leaving the page. It’s an interesting test as it could emphasize a large move toward enabling more interaction directly from the feed page, an area which already attracts a large percentage of the attention on Facebook.
If you weren’t able to make the press event last night, we were there and taking photos of the entire event. Given that we now have a few writers on staff to cover events live, I decided to take the opportunity to take a more visual approach to the event. Below I’ve embedded a gallery of photos from the launch of Places. Enjoy!
As Nick noted last week, Diane Sawyer recently interviewed Marker Zuckerberg as Facebook was closing in on 500 million followers. The interview covered the big milestone for the website, Mark dropping out of Harvard, privacy issues, and Zuckerberg also answered viewer questions. Here are Francis Luu’s photos from the ABC interview.
Wondering what it takes to come up with a new project like the Facebook Stories project that was launched by Facebook yesterday to celebrate 500 million users? The team over at JESS3 (who also happened to design this site), has shared copies of the posters, icons, and site wireframes and mockups that they created to design the Facebook Stories project. Below are the images.