Online photo-album provider Shutterfly may have a Kodak moment in court, as the company filed a lawsuit against Eastman Kodak in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, claiming that the My Kodak Moments application Kodak introduced at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January violates a noncompete agreement between the two companies, as reported in the Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester, N.Y.
Running a successful Facebook page is often more about science and accuracy than about socializing. You probably already know this from your personal page: You can post great content at the wrong time or under an unattractive title, and it will hardly be noticed. The AutoCAD WS application Facebook fan page now exceeds 200,000 fans (for a business-to-business app; not a company). I had the honor of working on that fan page from the “create new page” step to the point when it reached 100,000 fans. During that time, I learned a lot, namely that simple tweaks and tricks can leverage your content significantly.
Users asked for it, and Facebook has responded. The social network announced Thursday that the native applications for iOS and Android devices now include a share button. Both apps also got an upgrade Thursday, with emoticons coming to Apple and better photo tagging coming to Android.
The list of companies that offer analytics for businesses on Facebook seems to expand on a daily basis, but data analyzer Stephen Wolfram and his company, Wolfram|Alpha, are offering Facebook users a detailed look at their personal analytics on the social network, free of charge.
Facebook appears to be testing a new feature that allows users to like or comment on photos in their news feeds that are listed as part of albums, rather than only being able to do so with individual photographs in the news feed.
Publishing and marketing platform Blurb became the latest company to offer Facebook users a way to publish their Facebook photos in a book, providing basically the same functions as similar services, with one unique twist: the ability to offer the books for sale.
Naming a photo album can be more challenging than uploading it, but the Pixable team is here with advice on how to choose the best name.