The European Commission, the antitrust authority of the European Union, will decide on Facebook’s proposed acquisition of cross-platform messaging service WhatsApp by Oct. 3, and the EC will do so armed with detailed information from questionnaires sent to companies including telecommunications operators, other social-networking sites and Internet-service providers, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Candy brands have a sweet tooth for Facebook, as it is by far their social network of choice, with most of them having little presence on Twitter, YouTube, or Pinterest, but which ones are using Facebook most effectively? Analytics outfit Unmetric performed a taste test.
As President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney address questions about the economy and America’s future, they have not yet addressed the biggest question on everyone’s minds leading up to Halloween: What kind of candy do you want? New York-based customer relationship and loyalty platform CrowdTwist compared Facebook users’ political affiliations with their favorite candies. They found that Democrats tend to favor Hershey’s, while Republicans like Lindt.
Halloween is approaching quickly, and it’s almost time to stock up on the big bags of sugary goodness to pass out to trick-or-treaters. Can’t decide between Skittles, Kit Kat, or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups? Let Facebook be your guide. Here are the most popular candies on the social network.