In case you missed it, Facebook recently released an official announcement about Reducing Overly Promotional Page Posts starting January, 2015. What does this mean exactly? Well, it boils down to that if your posts are going to sound like a blatant advertisement, then it is an advertisement and Facebook wants you to pay.
Over the last few years, online video has proven to be the most engaging and compelling form of content for social media users. Every major social network, from Facebook to Pinterest, has recently developed their own native video services and/or promoted video ads. Show More Summary
In an arbitrary and illegal act, new charges that carry a death sentence and which do not allow a pardon were added and the death sentence of Facebook user Soheil Arabi was confirmed by the Supreme Court in Iran.
I can't find a link that isn't friends-only protected, but apparently Fantagraphics sent a box of kids-friendly material to the Ferguson, Missouri library. That's a nice thing to do and I hope other publishers might follow suit if that's something the library is looking to have done for them.
I received a Facebook message the other day from one of my readers in Cordova, Alaska.
Most of my friends on Facebook are white, and that's a problem. Before I came out, some friends and family might not have understood the bigotry and prejudice I faced, but now they post messages of love and support, and many of them changed their profile photographs to the little red equal sign in support of marriage equality. Show More Summary
Kirk Cameron has unashamedly tried to improve the rating of his latest film Surviving Christmas on Rotten Tomatoes by asking his legion of Facebook fans to visit the website and support the project. Unfortunately for the actor, his ploy...Show More Summary
Facebook data scientists have put their heads together in the past few days and analyzed what U.S. users have said they’re thankful for, ahead of Thanksgiving. Now, the results of the exploration of things people have written after being challenged to identify the three things they’re thankful for in the next five days might not […]
Art project's creepy masks are startling.
Using Facebook though? SMH.
Leah Messer continues to insist that she and Jeremy Calvert are just fine, but the latest rumors on Facebook suggest otherwise. According to recent reports, Jeremy is getting ready to ditch Leah — for good! The drama between Leah Messer and Jeremy Calvert has been documented on Teen Mom 2, but until recently, fans assumed […]
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A report released today by Global Web Index (GWI) reveals that Tumblr is now the fastest growing social network, with its active user base having grown 120% in the past six months. At the bottom of the list? Facebook — although it’s still by far the largest. Show More Summary
Facebook's networking guru Najam Ahmad on why the company had to go to core-and-pod from less module cluster technology.
Ah, Florida. Sunny and disturbing, all the same time. In what's likely the strangest news you'll read all day, a 17-year-old high school student from Sarasota, Fla., was arrested on Friday for running a prostitution ring through her Facebook. Seriously. The teen was charged with human trafficking after she set up a 15-year-old to sleep with a 21-year-old [...]
We Peter Pan Moms make up the first-generation of hot moms, MILFS and cougars -- congratulations and condolences to us. Take, for example, the Facebook timeline. We Peter Pan Moms update our vanity avatars more often than we floss, alternating between a youthful headshot taken from above (always from above) and a peek at our latest ink. Show More Summary
Long gone are the days when we followed what a chef did only by going to an actual restaurant. Thanks to social media, we can trail chefs and bakers and farmers around town via their Facebook posts and Twitter and Instagram feeds. This can be particularly appealing with Instagram, as food has...
Facebook, which has spent millions trying to get massive amnesty legislation that would include huge increases in the number of guest-worker permits that would lower the wages of tech workers, cannot cite any definitive evidence pointing to a shortage of American high-tech workers. Show More Summary
Did your friend say something dumb on Facebook and make you want to share a fake version of the status more publicly? Or did something trigger you to think of a hilarious fake post that you just need to create? Well, you’re in luck. There are a bunch of great tools to quickly create fake Facebook status updates, chats, news feeds and more. Show More Summary