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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, but the main purpose of the feature was to give Facebook its own “follow” functionality, similar to a service like …

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Facebook Timeline For Pages Slowly Rolls Out On Mobile

It looks like pages are soon going to be able to showcase their carefully-constructed Timelines on mobile devices, as they appear to be slowly rolling out across the network. I haven’t seen any changes, as pages on both my iOS app and the mobile web interface still show the old profile view. But Inside Facebook has obtained confirmation from an …

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Facebook Page Admins Must Now Consider Location When Posting

A Facebook page admin’s job is never done, as they say (I guess?), and admins will now have to consider another little tidbit of information when posting something to their Timeline. Now, along with what and when, admins will have the options to add “where” to the mix. Facebook has unveiled location tagging for page admins. As Inside Facebook points …

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Facebook Gives Page Admins One Last Shot At The Perfect Vanity URL

It’s been over three years since Facebook gave users the chance to select their own usernames, or vanity URLs. Before June of 2009, your profile (now Timeline) page URL ended with an ugly string of numbers and letters. Now, in order to make it easier for people to access your Facebook page, users have nice, succinct URLs like facebook.com/johndoe. Soon …

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Facebook Continues To Make It Easier To Share Music

Ever since Facebook unveiled their partnership with Spotify (and other Open Graph music apps), the site has become a premier destination for both sharing your musical endeavors with buddies and discovering new artist based on your buddies’ posts. Back in April, Facebook added a “Listen” button to artists’ Timelines that makes it much easier to browse through their playlists and …

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Facebook Urges Congress To Work On Fan Engagement

Let’s face it; not everyone in Congress is adept at operating their social media accounts. Although some House and Senate members have jumped on the bandwagon and found that sites like Facebook are just another way to interact with their constituents, many continue to leave their Facebook pages bare and univiting (my Congresspeople are rather guilty of this). Facebook is …

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Facebook Gives Page Admins A “Voice,” Lets Them Easily Post As Themselves

If you’re a page admin on Facebook, have you ever “liked” one of your own posts thinking that the “like” would show up as from you, yourself, and not the page? I know I’ve liked plenty of WebProNews posts, thinking it would say “Josh Wolford liked this,” but instead seeing “WebProNews likes this.” Awkward. Now, Facebook has made it incredibly …

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Facebook Promoted Posts (Sorta) Explained [Updated]

Facebook started rolling out its Promoted Posts feature for Page administrators last week but, unfortunately, didn’t explain a whole lot in how this new tool actually works. It sounds like it could be a useful tool, but its quiet introduction produced more questions than it provided answers. How will the promoted post appear on a follower’s page? How is the …

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Facebook Unveils New Levels For Page Admins

Back in March at the Facebook Marketing Conference, the company announced that they would soon give page owners a little more flexibility in choosing which page admins are tasked with what responsibilities by unveiling five different access levels for admins. This structured system would replace the blanket privileges that all admins have, allowing page owners to grants a certain level …

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Facebook Notifications Less Irksome Than Email Lists

A new survey conducted by consumer research firms Chadwick Martin Bailey and Constant Contact reveals that people typically “Like” a business’ page on Facebook for the same reason they subscribe to emails from businesses: the promise of getting free stuff. The study, which included 1,481 adults living in the United States, found that consumers are motivated to “Like” a company …

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Apple About To Launch New Pages, iBooks Software?

All anyone knows for certain about the Apple event that starts in just a few minutes is that it is related to education. The rumor mill is generally agreed, though, that the announcement will involve textbooks and iBooks in some way. There have even been rumors of a “GarageBand for e-books,” a tool that would streamline the creation of e-book …

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