Location has increasingly become a key tenant of Facebook, especially as the site grows on mobile. Users love to check in to cool places and take photos, giving Facebook some context as to what a person is doing. Robert Scoble, the startup liaison officer at Rackspace and social media expert, sat down recently with Facebook Director of Engineering Mike Shaver to talk about how important location is to the site, as well as how the company will adapt with emerging technology.
Tech blogger and Rackspace Startup Liaison Officer Robert Scoble got mixed up in a minor brouhaha with Facebook over the weekend regarding a comment he tried to leave on the Facebook page of Max Woolf, which the social network did not allow him to post.
The conversion to timeline for pages is only one day away, so for brands still looking for ideas on how to improve their layouts, a photo album of celebrity timelines just went up yesterday.
Tech blogger Robert Scoble does not agree with the perception that Facebook users don’t pay close enough attention to their privacy settings.
Facebook may have opened the door to marketers’ use of several verbs besides “like,” but the company appears to be stalling — so a market worth up to $40 billion has yet to be tapped. billion.