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Social Media Metrics

Social Media MetricsStarting September 4, work with a social media manager to monitor, measure and optimize your social media efforts! Danielle Brigida will teach you how to sift through web analytics, Facebook Insights, and Twitter mentions to develop a comprehensive reporting and tracking system for your brand. Register now!

Search Through Your Facebook History With Archify

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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.

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The Ultimate History Of Facebook Controversies [Infographic]

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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!
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Mark Zuckerberg: Privacy Settings Hurt Site Engagement

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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.
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