Social media news aggregator NewsWhip announced the winners of its first annual Whippies awards for publishers with the strongest engagement on Facebook and Twitter, and The Huffington Post took home the honors for Facebook.
Quiz site PlayBuzz continued its surge in Facebook shares, vaulting to the top of NewsWhip’s ranking of publishers for November, and marking the first time since NewsWhip began compiling its rankings in August 2013 that neither The Huffington Post nor BuzzFeed occupied first place.
Netherlands-based The Page Creators, developer of Facebook tab application Like & Win, launched a new app, Social Quiz App, which allows page administrators to create fully customizable quizzes for their pages.
Facebook users who like the pages for television shows are 75 percent more likely to watch those shows, according to a recent study by media giant Viacom and its Viacom International Media Networks division.
A browser extension known as F.B. Purity is apparently impure when it comes to Facebook’s terms of service, as its developer claims to have been banned from the social network.