Facebook may be experimenting with new locations for Open Graph actions such as “want to watch,” which it debuted last March for posts from applications, and which were added to posts and lists from friends’ Timelines later that month.
Mobile application install ads and domain sponsored stories are currently the most widely used ways for advertising apps or content-heavy websites on Facebook. These types of ads make it possible to promote likes, shares, and app installations in an efficient manner, but is this really all?
Facebook has been experimenting with ways that allow users to be more expressive — such as structured status updates and more info in the “about” section. The social network Friday announced new open graph actions that let people tell a little more about what they’ve done through Facebook-connected applications.
Facebook has implemented a 10-second rule, and we’re not talking about food that was dropped on the floor: In an effort to control social sharing of videos and other content from applications using its open graph, the content must be viewed by users for at least 10 seconds before those apps can share the activity to their timelines.
“Like” is finally welcoming some company at the Facebook verb table, being joined, for some users, by “listen” and “read.”