Some Facebook iOS users who installed the social network’s most recent update, version 7.0, received access to a new feature, Highlights, under a new tab, People.
Location, demographic, interests, and behaviors — these four criteria represent the foundation of Facebook’s new core audiences ad-targeting options, which it will begin rolling out in the coming weeks, and the social network also announced in a post on the Facebook for Business page that its partner categories targeting options will be added to its ads create tool.
Facebook’s sponsored stories have seen their highs and lows, with the lowest low occurring when the ad unit became the subject of a class-action lawsuit, but sponsored stories will be history after April 9, according to a list of breaking changes to Facebook’s ads application-programming interface published on the social network’s platform roadmap.
Whether its motives are related to advertising, Graph Search, the overall user experience, or a combination of those examples, Facebook continues to come up with ways to prod users to add more information to their Timelines.
It’s year in review time at Facebook, and Pope Francis donned the crown as the most-talked-about person or event globally, while Super Bowl XLVII took home the U.S. trophy, according to data released by the social network Monday.
It is often said that life events such as relationships, engagements, and marriages are not “official” until they are announced on Facebook, but does that apply to recognition as a sovereign state?
Product Designer Chris Kalani, who has been with Facebook since February 2011, announced in a post on the social network that he was leaving the company, giving no indication as to what his next move would be.
Orlando Cruz, a featherweight boxer, revealed his sexuality in October, declaring himself a “proud gay man,” so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that he used a public forum to propose to longtime boyfriend José Manuel: Facebook.
Likebook enables users to create physical books populated with Facebook content such as status updates, photos, and life events. And now, Likebook is entering the PDF realm with its launch of Best-of.
Facebook is testing a tab on users’ News Feeds, On This Day, which leads to highlights of their friends’ activity on the social network on that day in years past.