Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured the photo to the left of Imagine Dragons after performing at the Grammy Awards; as well as the photo atop the post of a sweater selfie by the U.S. Ski Team.
In March, Facebook released a guide for causes and nonprofits, advising them on how to reach Facebook users with their pages. The social network announced Wednesday that the guide is now available in four additional languages.
Social sales and marketing software provider Hearsay Social brought its social sales platform to the next level with Monday’s release of a new sales solution targeted toward sales representatives, as well as a new brand solution to provide corporate page-management tools for brands with large field sales forces.
The Facebook Antivirus Marketplace is now available in seven new languages: French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, and Portuguese.
UPDATED 4:05 p.m. ET: Mobile messaging application WhatsApp denied a report in TechCrunch saying that it was in talks with Facebook about being acquired by the social network, telling AllThingsD, “The TechCrunch article is a rumor and not factually accurate. We have no further information to share at the moment.”
English is still the most widely spoken language on Facebook, but a new challenger is rising. According to statistics from Socialbakers, a growing number of new users speak Portuguese, the third-most-popular language on the social network.
Whether it’s in English or Spanish, it’s still malware: Sophos’ Naked Security blog reported that Sophos intercepted a malware attack that uses a thumbnail of a semi-naked young women, an alleged Facebook notification, and some text in Spanish to try to bait Facebook users to click on a link.
The administrator of one of Facebook’s most engaging pages tells us how he gets so many likes and comments on his posts.
Today’s ranking includes a popular movie from two decades ago, musicians from around the globe, sports that go beyond the baseball content that’s prevalent this week, and much more.