How can nonprofits take advantage of the new application released by Facebook Tuesday, Facebook Groups? Lauren Van Horn, who works on strategic partnerships for nonprofits and causes for the social network, offered some tips in a post on the Facebook Media blog.
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured the photo to the right, of North West, daughter of Kim Kardashian and hip-hop superstar Kanye West, posted by Khloe Kardashian, Kim’s sister; as well as the photo below of actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt being photo-bombed by singer and actress Selena Gomez at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Mobile application install ads and domain sponsored stories are currently the most widely used ways for advertising apps or content-heavy websites on Facebook. These types of ads make it possible to promote likes, shares, and app installations in an efficient manner, but is this really all?
With the 55th Annual Grammy Awards taking place Sunday night, email marketing and marketing automation technology provider Silverpop examined how the six most-nominated artists — Fun, Kanye West, Mumford & Sons, Jay-Z, Frank Ocean, and The Black Keys — interact with their fans via Facebook and other social networks.
With 2012 drawing to a close, Wednesday was year in review time at Facebook, as the social network released its 2012 Year in Review, as well as instructions for its users to create their own year in review posts.
Yesterday Facebook employee Morin Cynthia Oluwole, uploaded a video that she took while Kanye West performed his new “Chain Too Heavy” song at Facebook’s headquarters in Palo Alto. While many of the employees were slightly concerned that Kanye would jump off the table and drop his heavy chain on them, it looks like many were excited to have Kanye drop by the office. Nothing like an unexpected visit from a famous rap star, right? You can see a video of the event below.