Facebook is at it again: Have you heard about the updates that affect business pages? If you manage a business page, you’ll want to know about them. Let’s jump right in.
Nostalgia site DoYouRemember and developer Rokk3r Labs are creating an iOS application that allows Facebook users to organize that murky time period between when they were born and when Facebook was born, announcing plans to release The Timeliner in the iTunes App Store prior to the holidays.
Facebook’s work week got off to a rousing start, as many users, including this writer, experienced issues that ranged from being unable to access their accounts to receiving error messages when attempting to update their statuses, like, comment, or post on other users’ Timelines.
Facebook is changing the initial default privacy setting for users aged 13 through 17 to friends, from friends of friends, but those teen users will still have the option of changing their privacy settings to post publicly, should they wish to do so.
Facebook Home isn’t the only player in the Android launcher game, as INQ Mobile announced Tuesday that its SO.HO is out of beta, and that it added a fourth feed to join Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, featuring rich media from all three of those social networks.
Facebook Android App Update Includes Privacy Settings Icon, Structured Status Updates, Ability To Edit Posts
The privacy settings icon we reported on Wednesday is part of a minor update Facebook released for its Android application, and sister blog Inside Facebook reported that the update also extends the availability of structured status updates, as well as the ability for users to edit their status updates.
Facebook’s Graph Search just got a lot more robust, as the social network announced Monday that posts and status updates will now be part of its results, allowing users to search content including photo captions, check-ins, and comments.
Facebook originally filed a lawsuit against Power Ventures and its now-defunct Power.com site, which billed itself as a portal for users’ social media accounts, in December 2008, claiming that Power.com accessed and stored users’ login information without permission. U.S. District Judge James Ware ruled in favor of the social network in February 2012, and Thursday, Facebook was awarded more than $3 million in damages, as well as a permanent injunction against Power Ventures and its founder, Steve Vachani.