Facebook Payments Product Manager Deborah Liu highlighted four applications that are having success with login with Facebook at the Appnation conference in San Francisco Tuesday: ticket discovery app Applauze, women’s fashion commerce app Threadflip, photo app Cooliris, and radio app Swell Radio.
Like most nonprofits, the PKD Foundation aims to raise awareness of the issue it seeks to solve. Greater awareness leads to greater interest from scientists, politicians, and potential donors in working for a cure.
Earlier this month, Facebook revamped the layout of its top suggestions page, which provides users with suggestions of pages they might like. Now it appears that the social network is targeting page administrators who visit the top suggestions page with a house ad urging them to promote their pages and get more likes.
Earlier this month, Facebook announced the launch of a new ad product aimed at helping brands target Hispanic users, as well as the hire of former Univision Vice President of Network and Interactive Sales Christian Martinez as head of U.S. Hispanic sales. Martinez offered more details on the social network’s Hispanic marketing goals in an interview with Portada.
Facebook is testing page post link ads that appear in users’ News Feeds without giving them the option to like or comment, which does not create any engagement, but significantly lowers the costs of running the ads.
When it comes to like totals for the auto industry, pages for entire brands top the list, with No. 1 Audi at well over 7.4 million. But when it comes to engagement (likes, comments, and shares), nine of the top 10 pages are devoted to individual models, according to a new study by social benchmarking platform Unmetric.
Every operations staffer at one of Facebook’s data centers can manage at least 20,000 servers, with some handling as many as 26,000, Facebook Director of Data Center Operations Delfina Eberly said during her keynote speech Tuesday at the 7×24 Exchange 2013 Fall Conference, as reported by Data Center Knowledge.