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Zuck Discusses Facebook Search On Earnings Call Zuck Discusses Facebook Search On Earnings Call

Facebook reported its Q1 earnings on Wednesday, and while it wasn’t talked about a great deal, the subject of Facebook’s efforts in search did come up during the ensuing conference call. In his prepared remarks, CEO Mark Zuckerberg mentioned that …

936 Million Users Get on Facebook at Least Once a Day 936 Million Users Get on Facebook at Least Once a Day

Facebook just reported its first quarter earnings, and the company says its daily active users are approaching a billion. According to Facebook, 936 million users check the site at least once every day – 798 million do so on mobile. …

Facebook Is Still Trying to Take Over Your Phone, New ‘Hello’ App Shows You Info on Callers Facebook Is Still Trying to Take Over Your Phone, New ‘Hello’ App Shows You Info on Callers

Back in March, it slipped that Facebook was testing a new phone app that would serve as an Android dialer and caller ID app. Internal testing called it “Phone”. Now that app has materialized as Hello, which Facebook is launching …

Facebook News Feed Update Will Likely Hurt Pages Facebook News Feed Update Will Likely Hurt Pages

Facebook is tinkering around with its News Feed algorithm, and rarely is that a good sign for Facebook Pages and organic reach. I’m afraid this announcement doesn’t sound particularly great for them either. Has your business been hurt by Facebook’s …

Study Looks At Facebook & Twitter Ad Performance Study Looks At Facebook & Twitter Ad Performance

We recently looked at a report from Nanigans, which found that click-through rates for Facebook ads have increased by 260% over the past year. Kinetic Social now has a report out (via Adweek) finding them to be up 266% year-over-year …

WhatsApp on Pace to Hit 1 Billion Users by Year’s End WhatsApp on Pace to Hit 1 Billion Users by Year’s End

If WhatsApp keeps up its recent pace of user growth, the messaging app will have a billion monthly active users by the end of 2015. CEO Jan Koum recently announced the app has crossed the 800 million MAU mark. This …

Facebook: We’re Getting Better at Axing Fake Likes Facebook: We’re Getting Better at Axing Fake Likes

Fraudulent likes have always been a problem for Facebook. The company says that fraudulent activity only accounts for a tiny fraction of all the activity on Facebook – but it’s an issue nonetheless. Facebook’s been amping up its efforts to …

If You Use Facebook’s Like Box Plugin, You Need To Switch To The Page Plugin If You Use Facebook’s Like Box Plugin, You Need To Switch To The Page Plugin

Update: A spokesperson for Facebook offers some clarity on this: If a website uses the Like Box today, it will not stop working on June 23 — instead it will become the Page Plugin. We recommend that site owners upgrade …

Facebook Search Nabs $9 Robbers

Today’s idiot criminals busted with Facebook files serves up a real doozy. Let’s head to Weatherford, Texas, where two men have been arrested and charged with robbery after stealing $9 from a 59-year-old woman. According to police, 18-year-old Diamond Salinas …

Facebook Channels AIM, Tests Away Messages Facebook Channels AIM, Tests Away Messages

Away messages were the very first status updates. And now that Facebook has perfected the latter, it’s trying to bring back the former. In another update to Facebook Messenger – something we’re seeing a lot of these days – Facebook …

Facebook CTRs Up A Whopping 260% Year-Over-Year [Report] Facebook CTRs Up A Whopping 260% Year-Over-Year [Report]

Click-through rates for Facebook ads have gotten tremendously better over the past year if findings in a new report are any indication. This comes as advertisers adopt different types of ads and become less reliant on organic post reach, which …

Tinder Puts Your Instagram Photos on Your Profile Tinder Puts Your Instagram Photos on Your Profile

It’s commonplace to see a link to one’s Instagram profile inside their Tinder profile – and now Tinder has cut out the middleman. Tinder is now fully integrated with Instagram. Now, if you so chose, you can link your Tinder …

Hillary Clinton Is Now on Facebook Hillary Clinton Is Now on Facebook

On Sunday, former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton announced she’s running for president, a move that likely wasn’t all the surprising to most. Of course, you can’t run for President without a strong social media presence these …

Facebook Is Messing Around With Its Trending Section Facebook Is Messing Around With Its Trending Section

Facebook is testing some changes to its Trending feature, which for some has become a staple of the Facebook experience since it launched on desktop early last year. In December, Facebook introduced some big changes, adding new sections to split …

Only 60% of Parents Admit to Facebook Spying on Their Teen Only 60% of Parents Admit to Facebook Spying on Their Teen

In what appears to be a study conducted in a room full of liars, Pew reports that only 60% of parents admit to checking up on their teenagers via social media. That means that 40% of parents have never, ever, …

Facebook Messenger Gets Its Own Web Version Facebook Messenger Gets Its Own Web Version

Facebook is splitting up Messenger and everything else again. Got ya. Not exactly, but Facebook is spinning Messenger off into its own web app. Don’t worry, however, Facebook promises that it’s not going the strip chat functionality out of Facebook.com. …

Your Online Customer Service Needs To Get Better ASAP! Your Online Customer Service Needs To Get Better ASAP!

Thanks to technology it’s now easier than ever for consumers to connect with businesses and vice versa. Still, businesses aren’t doing the best job of taking advantage of this to provide their customers with the best service possible. What do …

Court: Woman Can Serve Divorce Papers via Facebook Court: Woman Can Serve Divorce Papers via Facebook

If you’re trying to dodge divorce papers, stay off Facebook. The Manhattan Supreme Court has just issued a ruling that will allow a 26-year-old nurse to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook message, according to The New York Daily …

Sharing From Pinterest To Facebook Pages Now Easier Sharing From Pinterest To Facebook Pages Now Easier

I recently wrote a long post looking at different types of content (mostly from social media) that you can embed on your blog. I remembered that you could embed pins from Pinterest, which I don’t think I’ve ever actually done, …

Uber Steals Facebook’s Chief Security Officer Uber Steals Facebook’s Chief Security Officer

Uber’s just put a likely considerable amount of money where its mouth is, in regards to its promise to beef up the app’s safety and security. The on-demand ride company just poached Facebook’s Chief Security Officer. Joe Sullivan will move …

Facebook Wants Your Business To Learn From Its Accessibility Efforts Facebook Wants Your Business To Learn From Its Accessibility Efforts

This week, Facebook announced the launch of the Accessibility Toolkit, which gives a behind-the-scenes look at the company’s efforts in product usability for the blind and vision-impaired, and offers resources for helping other companies approach the subject. “When Facebook formed …