The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was a rousing success on Facebook, and on Oct. 4, a different disease will be the target, as the Matthew and Andrew Akin Foundation will attempt to raise $500,000 for the fight against life-threatening immune system condition hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) with the start of its fourth-annual 700 Miles to Hope bike ride.
Small business owners comparing the environment today versus that of five years ago feel that the rise of Facebook and other social networks has been both a plus and a minus, making running their businesses more complicated, but offering them easier, inexpensive ways to market, according to a survey released Monday by engagement marketing firm Constant Contact.
With the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship tournament set to tip off Tuesday, Michael Bailey of the Facebook Data Science Team filled out his brackets with information on Facebook likes in a note on the Sports on Facebook page.
People all over the U.S. were posting about either President Barack Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Facebook during Election Day. But buzz about ballots wasn’t limited to the 50 states. Facebook released statistics Wednesday showing that the U.S. presidential election was popular in Canada, the U.K., and Australia.
Facebook seems to have played a key role in the successful outcome of one high-profile ballot initiative in Ohio last week.
Facebook users are going online to vent — er, share — their feelings about the results of yesterday’s elections in the U.S.
As U.S. election results are called tonight, Facebook users are taking to the site to comment on the outcomes in their states.
Tomorrow, voters across the U.S. determine the fate of 27 different local ballot questions, and only five of them have Facebook pages.
Facebook Campaigns Ask To Legalize NJ Sports Betting, Sell Booze On Sundays In GA, Allow Abortions In MS
With 34 different state and local ballot initiatives presenting voters across the U.S. with controversial questions next Tuesday, we continue to find Facebook pages and events campaigning for these issues.