By now, you’ve surely heard about the Facebook like-gate ban that will go into effect Nov. 5.
Facebook took a step forward in its efforts to ease the process for developers seeking to integrate their applications with the social network, announcing the rollout “over the next few weeks” of a new app registration flow.
Facebook users can get satisfaction, as official concert films and documentaries featuring The Rolling Stones are now available on a video-on-demand basis via the band’s Facebook page following the creation of an application by Eagle Rock Entertainment, which oversees many of the group’s home-video releases, and Facebook VOD platform Screenburn Media.
Facebook announced some eventful news for page administrators, as the social network introduced desktop and mobile News Feed ads and insights for events, as well as a new look for users’ events pages.
“I love every single Facebook feature and every spammy post that shows up in my News Feed,” said NO ONE EVER. No matter if you are a dilettante dabbler or a Facebook fanatic, you undoubtedly at some point or another have asked yourself, “Why does Facebook do it that way? And why can’t I change it — even a little bit?” There may be some foot-stomping involved depending on your level of frustration. Facebook always has its reasons, of course, and while it claims to want the best user experience, the reality is that the company has a bottom line to meet and advertisers to keep happy. So what is a poor Facebook user to do (besides dump Facebook, but let’s not get crazy)? Call in the Social Fixer — that’s what!
Music fans have embraced concert-discovery application Bandsintown, and now the company is targeting artists and managers with its new app, Bandsintown Manager, aimed at allowing them to manage their social presences via their devices.
Where should Facebook page administrators who had been relying on application provider Wildfire Interactive turn, now that Google announced that it will no longer add new features or sign up new customers for Wildfire?