Facebook announced the release of the second edition of its Global Government Requests Report, and this time around, it added government requests to restrict or remove content to the information it previously provided on government requests for account information.
Facebook has a new general manager for Israel, as The Jerusalem Post reported that Adi Soffer Teeni, chairman of English grammar and spelling tool Ginger, will assume the post at the social network’s office in Ramat Gan.
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured this photo of National Basketball Association superstar and Miami Heat Forward LeBron James after setting a career high of 61 points in one game.
Facebook has gone to the dogs, but it’s for a worthy cause: Israeli ad agency Ecaliptoos is helping to call attention to the plight of dogs who have spent more than two years in shelters with its promotion of Facebook page Forgotten in Cages.
When Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network Instagram introduced its Instagram Direct private-messaging and group-messaging feature in December, the wheels started turning among marketers trying to figure out how to exploit the feature. Israeli hotel chain Fattal Hotels came up with one way to do so.
Facebook is beginning to roll out language-specific names for users, allowing their names to be displayed in the native languages of a select few countries.
Facebook finally responded to calls for more specific data on monthly active users, daily active users, and mobile MAUs and DAUs by specific country, but only in a eMagazine distributed to its advertising partners, titled “Facebook: The Annual.” However, a copy was leaked to TechCrunch.
A startup based in Tel Aviv, Israel, Prezma, announced the launch of Prezma for Advertisers, which allows brands to “pack a story” with content from multiple sources and share it on Facebook and other social networks and destinations on the Web.