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Facebook Stops Letting Pages Automatically Promote Posts Facebook Stops Letting Pages Automatically Promote Posts

A little over a year ago, Facebook added a feature to Pages to give admins the ability to automatically promote page posts, in order to help the Page get more likes. Now, it seems that Facebook is taking this feature …

Brands Are Probably Overusing Facebook Hashtags Brands Are Probably Overusing Facebook Hashtags

#Brands #need #to #stop #being #so #hashtagheavy. Simply put, your Facebook posts are way less engaging when you overuse the hashtag. Sure, hashtags can be a great tool for brands to utilize across a wide range of social platforms-but when …

Infographic Looks At B2B Social Media Potential For 2014 Infographic Looks At B2B Social Media Potential For 2014

UK-based Real Business Rescue has gathered some findings about B2B social media use to project what’s in store for the remainder of the year. Data comes from a bunch of sources including eMarketer, Social Media Examiner, InternetRetailer, BusinessInsider, MediaBistro, AdAge …

My Little Pony Backpack Banned Due to Bullying My Little Pony Backpack Banned Due to Bullying

A My Little Pony backpack is at the center of what has become a national firestorm, reviving the ever-present issue of bullying. 9-year-old Grayson Bruce of Buncombe County, N.C. was banned from bringing the backpack to school after it became …

Facebook Is Reportedly About To Slash Your Page’s Organic Reach Even More Facebook Is Reportedly About To Slash Your Page’s Organic Reach Even More

Facebook is showing Pages’ organic posts to fewer and fewer people as time goes on. Have you noticed a dramatic drop in the visibility of your own posts? Let us know in the comments. As you may know, in December, …

Facebook And Google Propelled Mobile Ad Spend To 105% In 2013 [Report] Facebook And Google Propelled Mobile Ad Spend To 105% In 2013 [Report]

There has been a lot of question about the effectiveness of Facebook advertising lately, but the numbers show advertisers are spending tons of money on it, and in mobile, it’s one of the driving forces behind a rapidly growing market. …

Forrester: Brands Are Disillusioned With Facebook Forrester: Brands Are Disillusioned With Facebook

Facebook is failing marketers, according to Forrester’s Vice President and Principal Analyst, who says he’s talked to brands, who are becoming increasingly frustrated. This isn’t the first time Nate Elliott has criticized Facebook. Last fall, he wrote an open letter …

WhatsApp ‘Sets Record Straight’ On Facebook Acquisition WhatsApp ‘Sets Record Straight’ On Facebook Acquisition

A little less than a month ago, Facebook announced that it is acquiring WhatsApp for about $19 billion. There have been countless articles about what this deal will mean for WhatsApp users in the meantime, and apparently WhatsApp hasn’t been …

Facebook’s Video Ads Are Here: 15 Seconds, Autoplay, and Silent Unless Clicked Facebook’s Video Ads Are Here: 15 Seconds, Autoplay, and Silent Unless Clicked

They’re heeeeeere. Actually, they’ve been here for a while, but today Facebook has announced that their long-awaited (and long-bemoaned) video ad product is going wide, with a limited group of advertisers. The company first started testing the autoplay ads back …

Facebook Redesigns Timelines For Pages Facebook Redesigns Timelines For Pages

Facebook announced the launch of some changes to Pages, including a redesigned timeline, new options for admin tools and a new Pages to Watch feature. With the new Timeline design, all posts will appear on the right-side column, while the …

Sheryl Sandberg Wants to Ban the Word “Bossy” Sheryl Sandberg Wants to Ban the Word “Bossy”

Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Facebook, recently became one of the world’s youngest female billionaires. The Harvard alum and former Google executive joined Facebook in March of 2008 and hasn’t looked back since. After joining Facebook, Sandberg …

Christina Fallin: Native American Insult or Art? Christina Fallin: Native American Insult or Art?

An Oklahoma news station tell us that Christina Fallin, the daughter of Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin, has recently come under fire for an Instagram picture that involves her wearing a Native American headdress. The almost-authentic looking red-and-white headdress was posted …

“Hot Facebook Mom” Now Respected Health Guru “Hot Facebook Mom” Now Respected Health Guru

“Hot Facebook Mom” is no longer a joke. Maria Kang, who rose to short-lived internet fame after posting the infamous “What’s your excuse?” photo on Facebook, has helped found the “No Excuses Moms Movement”. The movement has over 700 groups …

Facebook Gets Tougher On Gun Sales Facebook Gets Tougher On Gun Sales

Facebook has come under fire recently for enabling users to buy and sell firearms illegally. Now, the company has announced some new efforts to try and crack down on it. Will Facebook’s efforts make a difference? Do they go far …

Yahoo To Reportedly Stop Letting Users Log In With Facebook And Google Yahoo To Reportedly Stop Letting Users Log In With Facebook And Google

Yahoo is reportedly going to start making users of its various services sign in with Yahoo accounts. According to Reuters, the company is set to start gradually rolling out the requirement of a Yahoo ID in order to use services …

Facebook Updates Paper App With New Features Facebook Updates Paper App With New Features

Facebook has released a new update for its Paper news reader app. It will now let users share articles via Facebook Messages, text message or email, and turn sound effects off. It also now supports languages that use multi-stage input, …

Facebook Is Reportedly Buying Drones (For Far Less Than Price Of WhatsApp) Facebook Is Reportedly Buying Drones (For Far Less Than Price Of WhatsApp)

Now Facebook is buying drones apparently. TechCrunch is reporting that the company is in talks to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace for $60 million. Yes, that is far less than what the company is paying for WhatsApp. Titan Aerospace makes …

Daughter’s Facebook Blunder Costs Father Thousands Daughter’s Facebook Blunder Costs Father Thousands

This is a sad and yet hilarious demonstration of what happens when someone fails to realize that it is indeed possible to over-share on social media. So many people don’t understand that not every bit of information that comes down …

Jada Pinkett Smith Is Happy With Fuller Figure Jada Pinkett Smith Is Happy With Fuller Figure

Jada Pinkett Smith took to Facebook to let the world know that she realizes that she has put on about 8 – 10 pounds, but she’s perfectly okay with it. And while she likes her new curves, she’s a bit …

Pastor Exposes Himself To Teenage Girl, Facebook Shares Lead To His Arrest Pastor Exposes Himself To Teenage Girl, Facebook Shares Lead To His Arrest

As a frequent shopper of Kentucky’s many outlet and grocery stores, it’s not all uncommon to run into an odd character or two. It might be a heavyset middle-aged dude rocking a mullet and a shirt that looks like it’s …

Guy Pokes His Ex, Gets Two-Year Internet Ban Guy Pokes His Ex, Gets Two-Year Internet Ban

When I say poke, I mean Facebook pokeā€“that’s, of course, what brings this story within my purview. How in the hell, you may ask, could a judge see it fit to dole out such a harsh penalty for the simple …