Facebook has been conducting several surveys of late in order to improve its user experience, polling its users about News Feed in September, and introducing the Facebook Feedback Panel shortly thereafter for selected, invited users. Now, the social network is bringing the same process to its advertising offerings.
From the “Take this with a grain of salt” department: According to a survey (of just 250 adults) conducted by Google for virtual-private-network application provider TunnelBear, 33 percent of millennials would rather be victims of identity theft than reveal the histories of their activities on Facebook.
Facebook recruited 10,000 U.S. users for its Facebook Feedback Panel. Are you among them? If not, you’ll be pleased to know Facebook doesn’t want to turn into SpamLand, but don’t expect that ads to stop anytime soon. This is probably a good thing, though — for your marriage and other personal whatevers you put out there.
Facebook is constantly tweaking its News Feed algorithm, so users generally see the stories they will like, comment on, or share. Now the social network is starting to ask old News Feed users how interesting they find page posts in their News Feeds.
Facebook’s App Center is approaching its one-year anniversary, and the company wants to know what you think about it. The social network published a survey Thursday, asking users for their opinions about App Center.
Should you be friends with your boss on Facebook? Absolutely not, according to 81 percent of respondents to a survey conducted by question-and-answer site YouTell and opinion-based community SodaHead.
Not long after Facebook introduced a new look for its News Feed, the site started asking users what they think about it. Facebook has been adamant about making sure that user input has led to a better News Feed, and it appears that the process is not done. Richard Greenfield, a media analyst for institutional investment firm BTIG, posted on the company’s blog (registration required) that some users have been surveyed regarding their feelings about the updated News Feed.
No matter how bored you may have become with Facebook’s blue color scheme, do not fall for messages and images that promise to turn your Facebook profile black, or other colors: A blue Facebook is still better than falling victim to a hijacked account or a survey scam.