India became the second country to top the 100 million-user mark on Facebook, joining the U.S., Vice President of Growth and Analytics Javier Olivan told The Economic Times, saying that the milestone was reached March 31.
In recent years, it has been witnessed that social business pages have been crucial for brands marketing themselves, as they allow content to reach the masses of people globally and extend brands’ awareness. Traditional advertising is dead, and the best way to connect with customers today is by utilizing the most powerful networking platforms the world has ever known. Social media marketing saves money, saves time, allows businesses to connect with consumers more directly and intimately than ever before, and provides unprecedented opportunities for targeted marketing.
Facebook continues to improve the experience for its users who speak Hebrew, following up its introduction of language-specific names with the display of posts in Hebrew from right-to-left, as the language actually reads, rather than left-to-right.
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.
Tiles are in style in version 5.2 of Facebook for Windows Phone, as the updated application, released Monday, features a redesign of the app’s primary live tiles, and the introduction of new secondary live tiles.
Running a successful Facebook page is often more about science and accuracy than about socializing. You probably already know this from your personal page: You can post great content at the wrong time or under an unattractive title, and it will hardly be noticed. The AutoCAD WS application Facebook fan page now exceeds 200,000 fans (for a business-to-business app; not a company). I had the honor of working on that fan page from the “create new page” step to the point when it reached 100,000 fans. During that time, I learned a lot, namely that simple tweaks and tricks can leverage your content significantly.
English is still the most widely spoken language on Facebook, but a new challenger is rising. According to statistics from Socialbakers, a growing number of new users speak Portuguese, the third-most-popular language on the social network.
Brands that have an international presence just got a major boost, courtesy of Facebook. The site announced Wednesday Global Pages for companies that want to reach out to consumers in other countries. Through this new layout, brands can establish one global identity.