On Twitter, you can make sure that celebrities or popular people are really controlling accounts through verification checkmarks. Now the same feature is available on Facebook. The social network announced Wednesday that pages that are really run by highly followed people will come with marks of verification. Unlike the hoax uncovered Tuesday, this is legitimate.
Pages You May Like
Some users may be seeing a new kind of ad in their mobile news feeds, as Facebook is testing a more visual approach to sponsored stories, which prompt users to like a page. TechCrunch reported that the site is showing off a a new format for sponsored stories, including a big, bold photo.
Facebook appears to be testing yet another mobile ad unit, this one combining the large “like page” button the social network introduced in mid-July with check-ins and prompting users to like the pages of the locations they check into.
Facebook appears to be ramping up its mobile advertising efforts with the addition of a new ad unit featuring two sponsored listings in a “Pages You May Like” box.