Facebook appears to have quietly revamped its Places page, adding distinctive cover images and different sections by city and category, along with integration with the social network’s page locations application-programming interface, Graph Search queries and user-generated content. Reader Matteo Gamba shared several screenshots with AllFacebook.
A recent survey from multichannel loyalty and engagement platform PunchTab revealed that 75 percent of moms do NOT intend to use social media for back-to-school shopping this year. And yes, that includes Facebook. Whaaat?
The Facebook police? Not quite, but the social network reached an agreement with the Menlo Park (Calif.) City Council to pay $200,000 per year for at least three years to station a full-time Menlo Park police officer at the city’s upcoming substation in Belle Haven, which is located just a few-hundred yards from the site of the company’s West Campus expansion, currently under construction.
Facebook introduced a minor tweak to its ad-targeting options that could prove to be a major help for marketers aiming to focus on specific professions.
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg put his money where his mouth has been in terms of support for education, as Panorama Education announced Monday that it raised $4 million in seed funding, co-led by Zuckerberg’s Startup: Education.
Target Wednesday announced the launch of its second Give with Target initiative, which allows Facebook users to vote, via an application on the retail giant’s Facebook page, on which schools get to divvy up $5 million in donations toward items such as electronics, school and office supplies, and storage and organization products.
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hosted a fundraiser for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at his Palo Alto home Wednesday night, but not everyone welcomed Zuckerberg’s guest, as some 40 protestors gathered outside the gates.
The city of Newark, N.J., will create an early childhood policy board using a $250,000 matching grant tied to the $100 million Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg donated to the city’s school system.