While photos remain the most common type of post for Facebook pages, and they continue to generate strong engagement, videos result in significantly higher engagement, yet they accounted for just 3 percent of pages’ posts in a recent study by social analytics firm Quintly, compared with 54 percent for photos.
With the new layout for Facebook pages on desktop in the process of being rolled out, the social network sought to answer the most common questions from page administrators with a post on the Facebook for Business page.
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured this photo of the University of Dayton Flyers celebrating an upset victory in the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship tournament.
Former Facebook Software Engineer Josh Wiseman, who left the company last May to accept an engineer-in-residence position with The Social + Capital Partnership, announced in a Facebook post that he has joined startup Remind101, a mobile messaging service for teachers.
Thursday is the first day of spring, and Facebook shared some spring-cleaning tips for users looking to tidy up their News Feeds, shine up their profiles, organize their notifications, and get their privacy settings in order.
It’s been a busy first quarter for Facebook. From acquisitions to algorithms, there have been more than 10 new announcements in the first three months of the year, causing many brands to feel cold toward the global social site. With spring knocking on the door, here’s a breakdown of the most important changes Facebook has made to help brands flourish.
London-based Screenburn Media, which launched its Screenburn Facebook video-on-demand platform in December 2012, announced that it has secured $500,000 in angel investment and bolstered its board of directors.
Mornings just got a little more social on ABC, as “Good Morning America” introduced its #socialsquare, a digital expansion of its Times Square studio, describing it as “the new social nerve center” for the broadcast.
The Ideas section of Facebook’s Paper iPhone application will be the home to exclusive content from TED 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monday through Thursday as part of a collaboration between the social network and the nonprofit conference series.
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured this photo of National Football League free agents Chicago Bears Defensive Tackle Henry Melton, Minnesota Vikings Defensive End Jared Allen, and Green Bay Packers Tight End Jermichael Finley.