The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, and in the case of deep links within applications, App Links, an open, cross-platform solution for app-to-app linking introduced by Facebook at its F8 global developer conference in San Francisco Wednesday, bypasses mobile browsers as part of its straight line.
Ever wish you could not only talk with your favorite artist, but give feedback on their newest music, too? Soundrop is making that possible through a Facebook application. Soundrop created listening rooms on Facebook, which allow fans of popular musicians to chat with other fans, as well as the artists, about the latest songs. Soundrop has already partnered with several popular artists, such as Matisyahu, Franz Ferdinand, Abba, and Public Enemy.
Musical artists tied in with Spotify are seeing some new features on their Facebook pages, including the ability by Facebook users to search for and share Spotify links to their songs, as well as statistics for total plays via the application.
It seems like every week, Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is acquiring a new company or making a key hire. The New York Post reports that his next target might be Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, who recently spurned Yahoo.
Four of Facebook’s video partners made the director’s cut due to their early success with applications upgraded for timeline: Viddy, Vevo, Izlesene, and Dailymotion.
Eight different Facebook applications have upgraded their offerings to populate the right-hand side of timeline profiles.
Music video site Vevo has one year left on its agreement with YouTube, but that reportedly hasn’t stopped Facebook from sniffing around.
Facebook fans get excited about fun, holiday-themed promotions, and look for creative inspiration from brands’ pages. Here are five proven, holiday-themed social messaging ideas that will ignite engagement and inspire holiday cheer.