Facebook continues to share technical details on how its recently introduced graph search feature works, with Sriram Sankar, who works on search quality and ranking for the social network, posting a detailed note on the topic on the Facebook Engineering page.
The Sims Social has been the fastest growing application since its official debut on Facebook August 23. but if any app has the potential to overtake the popular Electronic Arts game’s growth, it’s Spotify.
Students narrowing down their choices of college have all sorts of rankings and lists to choose from, listing universities by size, type, admissions, grade-point averages, and even percentage of students in Greek organizations. Now, there’s a ranking of schools’ Facebook strategies.
Friend Buzz makes a huge return to our list, going right to the top. And some newcomers to the rankings offer daily predictions of luck.
As the Facebook gaming wars continue to heat up, analysts seek as many ways as possible to measure each companies’ gaming success. Monthly Active Users (MAUs), Daily Active Users (DAUs), Page Views, Monetization… the list goes on. There are as many ways to measure an application’s success as there are applications in the Facebook directory. That said, the dimension of user loyalty has always been interesting to me, and the concept of the users-to-fans ratio for a given application does a good job of indicating what percentage of users play the game and publicly demonstrate their affinity by signing up as a fan.
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