Through the Pages Manager application and other tools, Facebook page managers have myriad ways to track the performance of their posts and ads. Social media expert Jon Loomer found another one Tuesday: A widget on the top of the news feed, showing how many advertisements and campaigns are active, and how many new page likes have come through in the past day or week.
Social entertainment provider Milyoni and Universal Music Enterprises teamed up on “Legends in the Cloud,” which will bring documentaries, films, and concerts to Facebook users on a pay-per-view basis, kicking off with George Harrison: Living in the Material World Dec. 8.
People love sports. Sports fans love bragging rights. OHK Sports tapped into this sentiment for a fun Facebook game — SportsPicker — allowing users to challenge friends on sports predictions. OHK Sports announced Thursday that it is offering a similar service, Sports Pick ‘Em, to brands on Facebook that want to connect with sports fans.
Missouri Republican voters cast ballots Tuesday in a tightly contested three-way Senate primary race, and one candidate was not only leading in the polls ahead of the vote, but seemingly running away with the race on Facebook. However, despite losing his primary race to Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) Tuesday night, there are lessons that candidates can learn from businessman John Brunner’s Facebook strategy.
Just two days after Facebook debuted timeline for pages, four different vendors have applications for the new layout.
Badgeville is aiming higher with its social gaming technology, looking to bring its badges and widgets to Fortune 1000 companies with the launch of Behavior Platform.
An interesting widget arrived by way of Israel in the form of Zooshia, which enables websites to embed a customizable area containing feeds from Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
While not all your friends want to read every update from your company’s blog, there’s a lot of value in cross-promoting your blog posts on Facebook. If you want to learn more about effective cross-promotion strategies, read day 25 of our Facebook Pages guide. While there are numerous blog platforms, we highly recommend WordPress, as we use it to power this site. Below is a list of 10 of the most useful WordPress Plugins and applications that integrate your blog with Facebook.