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Facebook Page Admins Can Now Promote Posts on Mobile

Good news, page mangers who want their posts to reach the maximum amount of people: Facebook has just updated its free Pages Manager app and one particular enhancement makes it easy to reach your target audience on the go. Now, pages admins can choose to promote a post directly from the app. Version 1.4 of the Pages Manager app also …

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Facebook Goes After Fraudulent Likes

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 malware, fake accounts, compromised accounts, or bulk purchases will be stricken from the Facebook record. Why? Integrity, according to Facebook. …

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Facebook Expands Demographic Post Targeting for Pages

If you’re the owner of a Facebook page with a decent amount of likes, you’ll soon have the chance to target your posts based on demographics like gender, education, age, location, and more. Facebook is expanding their post targeting feature to more pages. According to Inside Facebook, the company has told marketers that all pages with 5,000 likes or more …

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Cosplay Facebook Accounts Are Apparently Disappearing Left and Right

If you run a personal Facebook page with the word “cosplay” in it, there’s a good chance your account has been suspended or may be suspended in the near future. Cosplayers who operate Facebook accounts under their given cosplay name for their characters are reporting the sudden removal of their profiles. The mass takedown was first reported by nerd lifestyle …

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Facebook Sex Rating Page Nets Australian Man Four Months in Jail

In Australia, it is illegal to “use a carriage service to menace, harass or cause offense,” and a 22-year-old Victoria may pay a pretty steep price for violating that statue on Facebook. According to ABC News Australia, David McRory operated a Facebook page that rated the sexual performance of multiple women in the Bendigo, Victoria area. After the page garnered …

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India Calls on Facebook to Remove “Inflammatory” Content

Another day, another call for Facebook to remove content. This time it comes from officials in India, who claim that content hosted on Facebook has led to a mass panic and exodus of tens of thousands of people from cities in the northeast part of the country. According to the Wall Street Journal, the content that sparked the panic contained …

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Subway’s Facebook Page Trolled with Anime Porn [NSFW]

One one hand, this is a cautionary tale for all brands that maintain Facebook pages. On the other hand, this is just really, really f-in’ funny. Subway’s Facebook page has been hijacked by a wave of anime porn. And not just generic images of anime porn, but with images involving Subway’s many five-dollar footlongs. The Daily Dot first spotted the …

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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 for advertisers. Of course, some people loathe the idea of targeted advertising – but if they’re going to use Facebook, …

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Facebook Removes Page Targeting Australian Aborigines

After protests, pressure from Australian officials, and an online petition, Facebook has taken down a page that targeted the country’s indigenous peoples, the Aborigines. The page, “Aboriginal Memes,” saw users post oftentimes discriminatory and racially spiked memes about the continent’s original inhabitants, which total around 2.3% of its population. “How do you kill 1000 flies at once? Slap me in …

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Facebook Looks to Promote Interest Lists with Drop-Down Like Menu on Pages

If you’ve recently “liked” a new page, you may have noticed a new menu that appears as soon as you click. For some users, clicking on “like” or hovering over “like” on a page prompts a new drop-down menu that allows them to add the page to an Interest List, toggle its visibility, and unlike. The first interesting thing about …

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Facebook User Comments Can Amount to False Advertising, According to Australian Ad Board

If you run a brand page on Facebook, you may have to pay a little more attention to the kinds of comments that your fans are leaving on your posts. In Australia, the Advertising Standards Board (an arm of the Advertising Standards Bureau) is responsible for investigating complaints into ad practices in the Australian media. In a decision that could …

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Facebook Page Admins Lose Option To Mark Comments As Spam

Facebook page admins have lost the ability to mark comments on their pages as spam, as they now only have options to remove is entirely and deal with the user from there. Now, when admins remove a comment, they are given three options: Undo the removal, report the comment as abuse, or ban the user who posted the comment. AllFacebook …

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