For users who have not transitioned over to the redesigned News Feed, Facebook is prompting them to add friends with whom they don’t talk much to their acquaintances lists. Users on this list are then designated as low priority and will show up less often in News Feed.
One month after Facebook gave developers more options for Open Graph actions, the site is making it easier for those developers to create engaging stories, as well as to set up collections for users’ Timelines.
Odds are, if you’ve connected with an application on Facebook, you’ve seen the familiar warning that it can post to your Timeline and on friends’ News Feeds on your behalf. There’s a way you can go back and fix this through the activity log, so the app’s activity can only be seen by you. You can also remove the app if you don’t want it to have access to your profile anymore.
Facebook’s overhaul of its events feature took a big step forward Wednesday, enabling users to view their events in either a calendar or list format, with the changes originating from one of the social network’s hackathon events.
Some Facebook users who are included in posts restricted to certain people are now seeing a list of the users who can see those posts.
I see businesspeople acting like they care about something when all they’re interested in is some form of payoff — from likes and comments to sales and referrals. No matter what they seek in return, the insincerity shows through. So, please be aware of the following behaviors that make you look insincere on Facebook, and stop doing them.
Facebook has added another way for people to minimize the number of news feed posts from people less close to them, without letting those folks know.
Zynga’s newest release, Hidden Chronicles, graces the top of our chart this week, followed by tools that help brands create better pages on the social network.