Facebook appears to have quietly revamped its Places page, adding distinctive cover images and different sections by city and category, along with integration with the social network’s page locations application-programming interface, Graph Search queries and user-generated content. Reader Matteo Gamba shared several screenshots with AllFacebook.
Facebook killed the YouTube star? Not quite, but the social network is becoming quite the robust video platform, co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during the company’s third-quarter earnings call Tuesday.
Last week, Facebook announced that it is testing a new buy button feature, enabling businesses to sell products directly on the social network. The button — available on desktop and mobile ads and page posts — is currently limited to a few small and midsized businesses in the U.S.
User-generated content can be a valuable resource for brands on Facebook and other social networks, and customer profile-management provider Janrain will help its clients tap that resource with its launch of Janrain User-Generated Content.
Brands on Facebook and other social networks often devote considerable resources to creating content, and social marketing platform Offerpop reminded those brands to focus on one of their most powerful resources — their fans and consumers.
Prestige brands — those in the beauty, fashion, retail, hotels, and watches and jewelry sectors — are relying more and more on Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network Instagram in their marketing efforts, according to a comprehensive study by digital think tank L2.