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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Events’

Facebook Pushes Suggested Guests Upon RSVPing

Facebook is taking a step to better promote events and to help users make events more successful. Some users have seen Facebook make an automatic suggestion for users to invite more friends to events, as soon as they RSVP to said event. Upon RSVPing, a box will pop up telling users that “events are more fun with your friends. Invite …

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Facebook Is “Building” Something, Will Unveil It Next Week

Facebook isn’t at CES, which is taking place right now (neither is Apple, Amazon, or Google for that matter). But that doesn’t mean that the company doesn’t have a big announcement in the works. We, like most tech press, just received an invite to a special Facebook media event less than one week from today. The event will take place …

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Foursquare for Small Businesses Gets Better with Customizable Events

Foursquare has just made a small tweak that will make the service much better for small businesses attempting to interact with customers via events. Starting today, location owners on the service can create their very own events that users can specifically check-into when they check-in to the location. For example, the local bookstore can now create a special event for …

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Facebook Makes Weekly Movie Nights Easier with New Repeat Event Option

Facebook has just pushed an update to the site that makes creating repeat events easier by populating new events with all of the previously saved information and inviting all of the same guests for you. The new feature was announced by Facebook engineer Bob Baldwin. “I built a new feature for Events. You can now go to any past event …

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Facebook Tests New Event Suggestions in the News Feed

Facebook may be looking to increase the reach of events across the site, as they’re reportedly testing a new feature inside users’ news feeds that suggests events that users may or may not have been invited too (or have ties to the user who created them). Some users are seeing a new “Upcoming Events” block inside their news feeds, which …

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Facebook Gifts Event Now Scheduled for November 15

On October 29th, Facebook sent out invites for a media event at FAO Schwartz in New York City. The event was scheduled for November 1st and was supposed to deal with Facebook’s new Gifts ecommerce platform. Of course, Mother Nature decided to disregard the feeble plans of man and threw a superstorm at the entire east coast. Due to the …

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Facebook Cancels NYC Gifts Event Ahead of Hurricane Sandy

In light of the imminent landfall of “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy in New York City, Facebook has become the next company to postpone scheduled events in the city. Earlier this month, Facebook sent out invitations for a November 1st event set to take place at FAO Schwartz on Fifth Avenue. The event invited media to “come see what’s new with Facebook …

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Where to Watch Apple’s iPad Mini Event

Apple is notorious for refusing to live stream their various press events online, but today they are making an exception. Or possibly creating a new rule. Yeah, let’s go with that one. If you want to watch today’s event live, you can do it on Apple’s website. On the Apple Events page, the company currently lists a “Special Event” for …

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Facebook to Tell Us More About Gifts at November 1st Event

Are you excited about having the ability to send your Facebook friends real, tangible gifts? Is it “ability” or “obligation?” Hm. That might make all the difference. Either way, the new Facebook Gifts platform is on the way, and we might get a little more information about it in a couple of weeks. That’s because the company has sent out …

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Facebook May Notify You an Hour Before Your Event Begins

Facebook is currently testing a pretty useful new feature that has to deal with notifications. For some users, Facebook is now pushing a notification exactly one hour before any event they’re a member of. To receive the notification, you must have joined the event via positive RSVP. That means you won’t receive notifications for every single event that you’ve just …

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Google Adds Another Dash Of Google+ To Gmail

The integration of Google+ into Gmail continues. Today, Google announced it has added interactive email notifications for Google+ Events invitations, so you can RSVP, invite and comment from the inbox. Google’s Roshni Malani says you can RSVP with one click, invite your friends, read and respond to comments and share photos “all without leaving your desktop inbox.” According to the …

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Facebook’s World Hack 2012 To Hit 12 Cities

If you have an idea for a great Facebook app, you may want to find a way to be in one of twelve locations over the course of the next two months. The company just announced the locations for World Hack 2012, an event series designed to bring out the best and brightest developers to learn about and get to …

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