How does advertising on Facebook impact the paid search marketing performances of brands? Significantly and positively, according to an analysis of a 2,500-plus-store retailer by Kenshoo, a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer.
Facebook appears to be testing the ability to filter search results by category, with the option directly beneath its search bar to see all results, people, pages, places, groups, applications, or events.
Facebook announced at the end of September that posts, status updates, photo captions, check-ins, and comments were being added to Graph Search results, and Ashoat Tevosyan, an engineer on the social network’s search quality and ranking team, offered his insights on just how monumental of a task this was, and how it all began.
Facebook announced Thursday that it will remove a privacy setting that was only being used by a small percentage of its users, “Who can look up your Timeline by name?,” after initially announcing the demise of the setting last December, when it revamped its privacy tools.
Facebook Vice President of Engineering and Products Greg Badros will become the next high-level employee to leave the social network, as both Badros and Facebook confirmed a report in AllThingsD that he will leave the company in a few weeks.
Facebook enhanced its hashtags feature with the addition of an “Explore More Hashtags” module that appears under the results when hashtags are searched for.
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at last year’s TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, where he discussed topics including the social network’s focus on mobile, brain drain at the company, its initial public offering, search, and his vision for the future. What will he do for an encore?