Facebook announced in a post on its developer blog that the migration to the new format for mobile application ads is underway, and the social network offered some best practices and unveiled a new tool, the app ads helper.
Facebook has been named as an associate member of the Cellular Operators Association of India, which represents mobile service providers and telecommunications equipment manufacturers in that country.
A unique take on selling products via Facebook was introduced by Tel Aviv, Israel-based Happysale, which announced that its applications for iOS and Android – which allow users to share the stories behind the items they are selling — are now out of beta.
Most companies respond to criticism in the press with statements by executives or spokespeople, but Facebook answered a column in The New York Times by Evgeny Morozov panning its Internet.org initiative to connect the rest of the world to the Internet with comments by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Stanford University School of Medicine Prof. Michele Barry and United Nations Under-Secretary General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
The latest installment in Facebook’s Getting Started series for small and midsized businesses focuses on how they can use Ads Manager to track the performance of their ads and campaigns on the social network.
Facebook announced an update to its Slingshot photo- and video-sharing application, giving users the ability to react to reactions to their slings, as well as making it easier for them to find friends to sling with.
Zambia may seem like an odd choice for the site of an application’s launch, but it makes perfect sense when the developer of that app has a mission statement of connecting the rest of the world. Internet.org – the global partnership formed last August by Facebook, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung to “connect the next 5 billion people” — announced the launch of its app, starting with Airtel subscribers in Zambia.