“What is this hoo-ha about my Facebook posts?” That was the very George Takei-like answer from George Takei to the mini-controversy over reports earlier this week that TV writer Rick Polito was behind some of the posts on the former “Star Trek” star’s ultra-popular Facebook page.
Attention, Trekkies: “Star Trek” will beam onto Facebook Friday, May 10, at 5:30 p.m. PT/8:30 p.m. ET for a live chat hosted by Andy Samberg and featuring Director J.J. Abrams and “Star Trek” legend George Takei.
Fans of the Star Trek franchise looking for online video related to upcoming Paramount Pictures theatrical release Star Trek: Into Darkness, directed by J.J. Abrams, may find themselves beaming up into an unlikely destination: the Esurance Facebook page.
Walmart was the most-talked-about brand on Facebook over Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and it appears that the major retailer has carried that momentum through the holiday season. According to an infographic from Compass Labs, Walmart is again one of the most popular Facebook brands, with the iPhone and Xbox 360 among the biggest tech gifts.
Facebook would have to employ a customer-support staff of massive proportions to deal with every one of its users who had a complaint, but when the user has more than 2 million likes, that user will likely receive some quick attention. And that’s exactly what happened to actor and former “Star Trek” crew member George Takei.