History

Mediabistro Course

Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13, Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!

Search Through Your Facebook History With Archify

archify

So you remember a funny picture or a witty post from a Facebook friend, but you can’t recall when or which friend. Archify, which launched earlier this week, seeks to solve this problem by allowing users to easily search through their Facebook histories and see which of their friends and pages are the most active. Users can even access their Facebook histories from their Gmail accounts.

Read more

The Ultimate History Of Facebook Controversies [Infographic]

History Of Controversies Icon

Continuing with our series of interesting Facebook infographics, we’ve decided to produce an image representing the numerous controversies that Facebook has run into since it first was founded. From lawsuits to user uprisings, Facebook has faced constant scrutiny over protecting (or not protecting) users’ privacy as well as “stealing” ideas from other companies and people. Whatever the controversy was, we highlighted it in the following graphic. Enjoy!
Read more

Mark Zuckerberg: Privacy Settings Hurt Site Engagement

Privacy is bad for Facebook Icon

Privacy Is Bad For Facebook IconOne of the less discussed aspects of Mark Zuckerberg’s interview at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View last week was a comment he mentioned about the impact that privacy settings have on engagement. While Facebook is known for providing a series of advanced tools for managing privacy, the company’s metrics have revealed that in the broad sense, less privacy settings results in increased engagement. This could explain some of the push for making information public by default. It could also explain the new embrace of Facebook Questions.
Read more