Companies that use Business Wire to release information to the media can now track how their content performed on Facebook and other social media platforms with the media-distribution company’s addition of Social Media Monitoring Reports from social analytics platform Nuvi.
Facebook is working to correct a pair of bugs, with one affecting users’ ability to display events they are attending on their Timelines, and the other preventing them from viewing their search histories on the social network. UPDATE: The bug affecting search histories has been corrected, according to Facebook.
Facebook employees love to take part in Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) sessions. Tuesday, Facebook Product Engineer Bob Baldwin (as well as Joel Seligstein, who works on mobile) took on Redditors asking about Facebook’s Android application, the dislike button, and the future of the company.
Reddit has a feature called Ask Me Anything, where notable people allow readers to, well, ask them anything. Facebook has loved this recently. Wednesday, Facebook employees answered questions about the company’s hiring practices, and now Director of Engineering Lars Rasmussen responded to queries about Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, graph search, and free coffee.
Ever wondered if you have what it takes to work for Facebook (even if you’re not applying for a job as the company’s global head of diversity)? Some members from Facebook’s recruiting team went on Reddit for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session, answering questions about what it’s like to work at Facebook and what kinds of applicants they look for.
Cloud-based self-serve social marketing platform Shoutlet Tuesday released Shoutlet 6.0, a major update with new features including tools for social ads, social analytics, social contests, and social listening.
The winners and losers aren’t yet known in the 2012 Presidential Election, but that hasn’t stopped one publication from taking an in-depth look at the candidates’ use of Facebook and many other social media platforms. CQ Researcher recently published a thorough report on this topic, “Social Media and Politics: Do Facebook and Twitter Influence Voters?”