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Losing Likes on Your Page? Don’t Worry, It’s Just Facebook Cleaning House Losing Likes on Your Page? Don’t Worry, It’s Just Facebook Cleaning House
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Facebook is cracking down on something they deem harmful to the integrity of their site, and your fans may be in danger. You may have experienced a small dip in the total likes on your Facebook page in the last …

Facebook Tests “Like Page” Button on Desktop Facebook Tests “Like Page” Button on Desktop
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Facebook is always trying to come up with ways to promote pages, and they may be testing a feature that was recently added to mobile on desktop. Earlier this summer, Facebook added a giant “Like Page” button to some posts …

Facebook Goes After Fraudulent Likes Facebook Goes After Fraudulent Likes
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In order to cut down on fraudulent “likes” across the network, Facebook has announced that they have upped their automated efforts to remove likes that have been “gained by means that violate [thier] terms.” This means that likes derived from …

The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day

If Facebook’s underperforming stock value has made you think that the social media giant is withering away into nothingness, think again. The network is still a well-oiled machine, a beast of data processing that has some impressive numbers to back …

Facebook Wants You To Help With Ad Targeting Facebook Wants You To Help With Ad Targeting

Many of the ads that you see on Facebook are shown with you in mind – that is, they’re targeted. Whenever you “like” a particular page, you give away a lot of information, tips that turn out to be hints …

Should Facebook Likes Be Protected As Free Speech? Should Facebook Likes Be Protected As Free Speech?
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Is clicking the “like” button on Facebook, something millions of users do dozens of times every single day, an act of protected free speech? According to the purveyors of the like button, yes, it most certainly is. Facebook makes this …

Eminem Facebook Likes Soar Above 60 Million Eminem Facebook Likes Soar Above 60 Million
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The Real Slim Shady is the official king of Facebook. The rapper has just crossed the 60 million “likes” threshold – the first person to ever do so. At 60.1 million likes (at the time of this post), Eminem is …

Facebook Testing Subscribe Button For Pages Facebook Testing Subscribe Button For Pages

Back in 2011, Facebook launched the Subscribe button, which allowed users to sign up to receive updates from other users’ updates – either all of them, most of them, or only the important ones. Users can Subscribe to their friends, …

Facebook Likes Invade Open Graph Mobile Apps Facebook Likes Invade Open Graph Mobile Apps

The Like is the center of the Facebook experience. That simple expression has driven Facebook from college pet project to public company worth billions. Unfortunately, one pillar of the Facebook experience has been missing the Like for some time now. …

Febreze Is Literally Saying Thanks To All One Million Facebook Fans Right Now Febreze Is Literally Saying Thanks To All One Million Facebook Fans Right Now
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As of right now, some unfortunate social media people at Febreze are about 8% complete with their “Febreze Thank-a-Thon.” That’s a little over 80,000 “thank yous,” “thanks,” and even “dankas” that have been uttered by the team. The first 80,000 …

Facebook Power Users [Infographic] Facebook Power Users [Infographic]

Who are the most active Facebook users? What are they doing with all that time they spend on the site? How many fall into this category? This next inforgraphic from Demandforce.com answers all those questions and more. It’s packed with …

Gay Marriage “Liked” By Obama’s Facebook Followers Gay Marriage “Liked” By Obama’s Facebook Followers

Unless you’ve been living under a severely large rock for the past 24 hours, you’ve seen the news cycle – both network and online – dominated by one story. On Wednesday, President Obama officially came out in support of gay …

Adam Sandler Hits 30 Million Facebook Fans, Streams Live Chat With Andy Samberg Adam Sandler Hits 30 Million Facebook Fans, Streams Live Chat With Andy Samberg
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Despite what you might think about Adam Sandler’s recent direction in filmmaking, you can’t deny that he remains a popular pop culture figure. You don’t need to look any further than his Facebook page to see that. Sandler has just …

The Oatmeal’s Tips For Getting More Facebook Likes The Oatmeal’s Tips For Getting More Facebook Likes

Matthew Inman, otherwise known as the guy who created and updates The Oatmeal web comic, has an awesome ability to condense things down to the nitty-gritty, cutting through the weeds to get to the good stuff. Take his latest creation …

Stussy is Stripping For Facebook Likes Stussy is Stripping For Facebook Likes

You’ve seen campaigns on Facebook before: “If we get (X number) of likes, we will (name our son spider-man/ eat a pile of cat poop/ do something ridiculous)”. But odds are you haven’t seen one where they promise to take …

Why You Can’t Game Google and Bing with +1s and Likes Why You Can’t Game Google and Bing with +1s and Likes
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Social is more important to search rankings than ever. There’s no doubt about that. Should +1s and Facebook “likes” be used as significant ranking signals by search engines? Share your thoughts here. In a recent article, we asked if Google’s …

Bing Teams Up With Facebook for Personalized Results Bing Teams Up With Facebook for Personalized Results
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Today, Microsoft’s search engine has announced that its “decision engine” will now be influenced by what they are calling the “friend effect,” basically what is popular with one’s Facebook friends. If you log into Facebook through Bing, you will now …

Users Don’t “Like” Latest Facebook for iPhone Update Users Don’t “Like” Latest Facebook for iPhone Update
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Earlier this week Facebook released version 3.4 of their iPhone app. Hidden amongst the “advertised” additions are a few smaller changes, bugs, and oddities that are leaving some users perplexed on why they upgraded. Some iPhone owners are starting too …

Why I Like FriendFeed

Over on FriendFeed, which I joined in March, I’ve been quite busy. I’ve moved a bunch of my blogging time and Google Reader time over to it. How does that time translate? Well, into a few things:

1. Comments. (Those are items I’ve commented on — 1,893 so far)
2. Likes. (Those are items I’ve liked — 3,003 so far)

A few minutes ago I just passed 3,000 “Likes.”