Facebook’s energy-conservation efforts aren’t limited to the hardware at its data centers: The social network aims to make its software infrastructure more energy-efficient, as well, and one of the ways it is doing so is via Autoscale, a system for power-efficient load balancing.
Enterprise marketing technology provider Unified cited four industries that excelled at converting clicks into fans in its October 2013 Facebook Advertising Benchmarks study — cellular and telco, gaming, desktop software, and alcohol — and Unified also pointed out that food ads are 58 percent more likely to be clicked than the average ad on the social network.
Facebook wants to know even more about its users than it already does, and an eight-employee group referred to within the company as the AI (artificial intelligence) team is quietly working on incorporating deep learning technology, which uses simulated networks of brain cells to process data, MIT Technology Review reported.
Software is the new snake oil. At the click of a button, you have 1 million fans, incredible engagement, sales coming out of your ears, and your car parked for you. Only that last one is true, by the way. Just because there are more than 1 billion users on Facebook, doesn’t mean your Facebook page has Field of Dreams on all of them. So let’s look at the most common fibs things by tool providers in our space. Nod knowingly or comment below if you recognize them.
You may not be able to actually check in to a hotel with the new Facebook app released by buuteeq Tuesday — other than with Facebook Places or foursquare — but you can do just about everything else.
Mediafeedia has upgraded its page creation software without upgrading the price.
Before using a Facebook search engine, check to see if it has all these qualities.
Efficient Frontier has acquired Context Optional, paying $50 million to marry Facebook page creation tools to the acquirer’s perfomance marketing system.
Should the government archive even the personal Facebook accounts of White House staff?
Facebook users finally have the ability to remove themselves from their friends’ photo tagging suggestions, by customizing privacy settings.