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.
The list of companies that offer analytics for businesses on Facebook seems to expand on a daily basis, but data analyzer Stephen Wolfram and his company, Wolfram|Alpha, are offering Facebook users a detailed look at their personal analytics on the social network, free of charge.
Facebook mobile users in India are no longer limited to English, as the social network launched support for 10 new languages in the country.