Facebook urged the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco to uphold the $20 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit over the use of users’ images in sponsored stories, Mediapost reported, citing a filing with the court last Friday.
May 17 is FA Awareness Day, and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance is marking the day with its “We Believe” initiative, in which Facebook users can post photos to its page of people holding signs stating what they believe in.
Facebook began rolling out a feature Monday allowing nonprofits to include “Donate Now” buttons on their pages, which permits users of the social network to contribute directly to those groups.
In March, Facebook released a guide for causes and nonprofits, advising them on how to reach Facebook users with their pages. The social network announced Wednesday that the guide is now available in four additional languages.
Advice for businesses on Facebook is plentiful, but nonprofit organizations face their own, unique challenges. With this in mind, the social network released a guide Wednesday aimed at helping nonprofits connect with users, as well as a case study featuring the successful efforts on Facebook by grassroots advocacy movement Movember.