The ability to schedule posts on Facebook is generally a useful feature, but sometimes it backfires, as was the case when a post appeared on the late Joan Rivers’ Facebook page plugging Apple’s new iPhone 6.
Apple is set to release its new mobile operating system, iOS 8, Wednesday, and Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer and social media relationship platform Hootsuite is already on board with the new share extensions feature of iOS 8 — which allows third-party applications to provide their services via the share button in iOS apps such as Safari and Photos — with its announcement of the Hootsuite Share Extension.
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer and digital marketing software provider Offerpop is now integrated with social relationship platform Hootsuite, and access to Offerpop is available via the Hootsuite App Directory, the two companies announced Tuesday.
Where should Facebook page administrators who had been relying on application provider Wildfire Interactive turn, now that Google announced that it will no longer add new features or sign up new customers for Wildfire?
In mid-March, Facebook confirmed that it was developing a single interface to allow large advertisers, enterprises, and agencies to manage multiple campaigns and pages, Business Manager. The social network announced Monday in a post on its Facebook for Business page that it was expanding the availability of Business Manager, adding that it is currently available to a “limited number” of advertisers in the U.S., and that it will roll out internationally “within a few weeks.”
Facebook is preparing a new product that will give enterprises and agencies a single interface to manage multiple ad campaigns and pages, the social network confirmed to TechCrunch, saying that Business Manager is in what it is calling “focus release” with a select group of clients, and adjustments will be made before it is rolled out globally. A release date was not specified.
The latest entry into the field of enterprise resource planning platforms for Facebook and other social networks comes from Manalto, which announced its new cloud-based social media ERP system Thursday.