All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Facebook Events’

Facebook’s ‘Maybe’ Button, the Worst Thing About Events, Is Finally Dead

Facebook’s ‘Maybe’ Button, the Worst Thing About Events, Is Finally Dead

RIP “Maybe” button. We all really hated you and aren’t remotely sad to see you go. Starting today, everyone should see “Interested” instead of “Maybe” as the third option for RSVP’ing to a Facebook event, alongside “Going” and “Not Going”. Facebook has been testing the “Interested” option for a few weeks, but now it’s official. A Facebook spokesperson told The …

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Facebook Wants to Tell Your Friends When You’re Ignoring Their Event Invites

Facebook Wants to Tell Your Friends When You’re Ignoring Their Event Invites

For a decade, you’ve ignored friends’ event invites. Now, you might have to say “maybe” if you want to preserve said friendship. Facebook is testing adding read receipts to Events, meaning that you’ll be able to see when a friend has seen your event invite, but is ignoring it (or at the very least is having to think about it). …

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Facebook Is Making Events More Prominent

One of the most useful features of Facebook has always been Events. Even if you’re not the type of person to spend hours scrolling through the News Feed, commenting on posts, and liking baby photos – you probably use Facebook to keep track of upcoming events. Well, if you’re a fan of managing events on Facebook, good news. Apparently, Events …

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Facebook Launches New Event Ad Options

Facebook announced the launch of new advertiser tools for promoting events and giving them more visibility. For one, Pages will soon be able to create ads for desktop and mobile News Feed to boost awareness for events. In the past, Facebook has only let Pages run these types of ads in the right-hand column on desktop. Page owners will be …

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Facebook To Unveil “Big Idea” at June 20th Press Event

Mark your calendars, folks – there’s another Facebook press event on the horizon. This one will take place on June 20th at their Menlo Park HQ. Facebook usually sends out its press invites via email – but this is not the case for this upcoming event. These invites came the old-fashioned way – snail mail. ABC News posted an image …

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Facebook Updates Events With Impressive New Calendar, List Views

In a move that was a long time coming, Facebook has rolled out an all new events page, complete with two equally useful ways to organize all of your date-specific happenings on the site. The Events redesign was born out of a Facebook hackathon, as Bob Baldwin explains in a Facebook Engineering note: Together, we built a new list and …

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Your Facebook Invites Sound Stupid When Read Aloud

Coming soon, the next new Facebook feature that everyone is bound to hate: Talking event invitations? Okay, as of right now Facebook doesn’t have any plans to bring user videos to event invites, but does that really sound all that out of the realm of possibility? The somewhat frightening concept is explored in the this funny vid from Jared Fried …

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