|Forum: Facebook Marketing|
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|41:|| Instagram New Terms Prompts Class Action Lawsuit|
In a proposed class action lawsuit filed in San Francisco federal court on Friday, a California Instagram user leveled breach of contract and other claims against the company.
|Dec 25, 2012|
|42:|| Facebook Launches Snapchat Competitor "Poke"|
Facebook announced an app called "Poke" that lets people send photos, videos, pokes, or text Facebook messages to their friends that expire after a few seconds.
|Dec 22, 2012|
|43:|| Facebook Testing Pay-To-Message Users|
This test is designed to address situations where neither social nor algorithmic signals are sufficient. For example, if you want to send a message to someone you heard speak at an event but are not friends with, or if you want to message someone about a job opportunity, you can use this feature to reach their Inbox. For the receiver, this test allows them to hear from people who have an important message to send them.
|Dec 21, 2012|
|44:|| InstaGram Claims The Right To Sell Your Photos|
Under the new policy, Facebook claims the perpetual right to license all public Instagram photos to companies or any other organization, including for advertising purposes, which would effectively transform the Web site into the world's largest stock photo agency.
|Dec 18, 2012|
|45:|| UK Newspaper Drops Its Facebook Social Reader To Regain Control of its Content|
Now the Guardian has said it is effectively shutting down its app and will be pushing readers from the social network to its website instead, so that it can retain more control over what happens to its content.
|Dec 14, 2012|
|46:|| Facebook Makes Changes To Privacy Settings|
"We don't want our users to be surprised."
|Dec 12, 2012|
|47:|| Facebook Rolls Out Social Gifting To U.S. Users|
Tuesday's Gifts roll-out also comes with another gifting option: Wine.
|Dec 11, 2012|
|48:|| Judge Rules Users Have No Right To Alter Facebook's Look Or Hide Ads|
In a ruling issued Thursday in San Diego, U.S. District Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo dismissed an antitrust complaint filed by Sambreel, a controversial advertising company that offers products with names like PageRage that let users tweak the look of their Facebook page.
|Nov 30, 2012|
|49:|| Facebook Should Reconsider Terms of Service Changes Say Privacy Groups|
"Facebook's proposed changes implicate the user privacy and the terms of a recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission," the letter said.
|Nov 27, 2012|
|50:|| Facebook To Propose Change Of Governance Structure, Removing User Voting On Changes|
Today Facebook will send its largest email blast to date, informing all 1 billion users that it's proposing to modify the site's governance structure and remove the ability for users to vote on changes.
|Nov 22, 2012|
|51:|| Facebook Offering Purchase Tracking From Ads|
The conversion tool is specifically designed for so-called direct response marketers, such as online retailers and travel websites that advertise with the goal of drumming up immediate sales rather than for longer-term brand-building.
|Nov 16, 2012|
|52:|| Facebook Gets Into The Jobs Space With Social Jobs App|
Today, the Social Jobs Partnership (SJP) is launching our Facebook app, a new tool that will make it easier for people on Facebook to find and share employment opportunities.
|Nov 15, 2012|
|53:|| Report: Facebook Making a Push To Revive Classified Ads|
The ads would charge people a small fee for prominent placement in friends' news feeds.
|Nov 1, 2012|
|54:|| Facebook Reports Q3 Loss With Income Rising To $1.26 Billion|
Facebook has reported a loss of $59m despite seeing revenues rise 32% during the third quarter.[br][br]The world's most popular online social network revealed that its income rose to $1.26bn, between July and September.
|Oct 24, 2012|
|55:|| Facebook 'Want' Button Being Tested|
"People will be able to engage with these collections and share things they are interested in with their friends. People can click through and buy these items off of Facebook,"
|Oct 9, 2012|
|56:|| Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Active Users|
Mark Zuckerberg announces an active user milestone.
|Oct 4, 2012|
|57:|| Facebook Offers Will No Longer Be Free For Merchants|
The service has been free, but in coming weeks Facebook will require merchants to pay at least $5 on related ads to promote each Facebook Offer to a targeted audience of fans and friends of fans.
|Sept 20, 2012|
|58:|| Zuckerberg On Facebook Search Engine: "At some point we'll do it"|
"We have a team working on it."
|Sept 12, 2012|
|59:|| Facebook Adds Sponsored Search Advertising Option|
"Facebook on Wednesday officially launched a new type of ad that shows up when you use the social network's search bar. The new ads, called "Sponsored Results," to a degree follow in the footsteps of one of Facebook's biggest rivals: Google."
|Aug 23, 2012|
|60:|| Australia: Companies On Facebook Must Remove Misleading User Comments or Face Court Action|
"Large companies that fail to remove false and misleading comments from their brands' Facebook pages within 24 hours face potential court action, the competition watchdog has said."
|Aug 13, 2012|
|61:|| Facebook Reveals 8.7 pct, or 83.09 Million Accounts Are Fake|
Facebook estimates 8.7 percent, or 83.09 million accounts.
|Aug 2, 2012|
|62:|| Facebook Reports A 2Q Loss of $157 Million|
The company's adjusted earnings were $295 million, or 12 cents a share, in line with analysts' estimates.
|July 26, 2012|
|63:|| Facebook To Test 'Sponsored Results' In Typeahead Search Box|
The Sponsored Results will look just like organic results in the typeahead search box atop every page, except for being marked with a tiny word 'Sponsored'.
|July 20, 2012|
|64:|| BBC: The Value Of Facebook 'likes' Doubted|
A spokesman for the social network said: "We don't see evidence of a 'wave of likes' coming from fake users or 'obsessive clickers'." [br][br]
|July 13, 2012|
|65:|| Facebook Promises A Bug Fix To Mobile Email Contact Deletion|
"for people on certain devices, a bug meant that the device was pulling the last email address added to the account rather than the primary address, resulting in @facebook.com addresses being pulled".
|July 3, 2012|
|66:|| Facebook Switches Everyone's Emails to @Facebook.com|
In a surprise move, Facebook switched everyone's e-mails to @facebook.com which, as some have reported, publicly displays the e-mail address, unless you go in and disable it.
|June 26, 2012|
|67:|| Possible Facebook Ad Network Seen In Wild|
"Those ads appear in the sidebar, which is where we've previously seen Zynga serve ads via Google AdSense. The site still runs Google ad services.." Facebook Responds: "Facebook provided the following statement, "We have had a close relationship with Zynga for a number of years and we think we can deliver value to Zynga and to the people playing their games by showing the same ads that they see on Facebook. We will not be showing ads on other sites at this time." Facebook did not clarify whether competing game-related ads would appear next to Zynga.com games.]"
|June 22, 2012|
|68:|| Facebook Pays $10 Million To Charity To Settle Lawsuit Out of Court|
The lawsuit, brought by five Facebook members, alleged the social networking site violated California law by publicizing users' "likes" of certain advertisers on its "Sponsored Stories" feature without paying them or giving them a way to opt out, the documents said.
|June 18, 2012|
|69:|| Facebook Rolls Out Verified Phone Number Requests For Password Recovery|
The link leads to the the Facebook Security page where users are taught how to spot a scam, pick a unique password, and most interestingly, confirm their mobile phone number for account recovery.
|June 15, 2012|
|70:|| Texas Judge Halts Depositions Over Problems With Facebook IPO|
A federal judge in Texas has ended a lawyer's fishing expedition in search of evidence to sue over the Facebook initial public offering before it even had a chance to become a lawsuit.
|June 14, 2012|
|71:|| Report: Facebook Exploring Official Under-13 Access|
Mechanisms being tested include connecting children's accounts to their parents' and controls that would allow parents to decide whom their kids can "friend" and what applications they can use,...
|June 4, 2012|
|72:|| Facebook IPO: Morgan Stanley Subpoenaed In Facebook Overcharging Case|
Massachusetts' top securities regulator has subpoenaed Morgan Stanley related to allegations that it gave some clients negative information about Facebook before last week's initial public offering.[br][br]In a statement Tuesday, Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin said his office is investigating whether Morgan Stanley selectively divulged to some clients that its analyst had cut his revenue estimate for Facebook.
|May 23, 2012|
|73:|| $15 Billion Amended Class Action Suit Against Facebook Over User Tracking|
It accuses Facebook of improperly tracking users even after they logged out of their accounts.
|May 18, 2012|
|74:|| Facebook Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering|
|May 18, 2012|
|75:|| Facebook's Anticipated Share Price Raised From $28-$35 to $34-$38|
A valuation at this level would make it worth more than the US corporate giants Disney, Ford and Kraft Foods.
|May 15, 2012|
|76:|| Facebook Testing Pay To Promote Post|
"We're constantly testing new features across the site," said the spokesperson. "This particular test is simply to gauge people's interest in this method of sharing with their friends."
|May 11, 2012|
|77:|| Facebook To Roll Out File Sharing For Groups|
Users can upload most file types up to 25MB
|May 11, 2012|
|78:|| Facebook App Center Launched|
All developers should create an app detail page. The page is required for being listed in the App Center, and it will also become the new destination when non-users search for your app on Facebook.
|May 10, 2012|
|79:|| Facebook IPO: Price Range at $28 to $35, Valuing it at $86 Billion|
At the midpoint of the range, the social networking company is on track to raise $10.6 billion, in an debut that could value the company at $86 billion.
|May 4, 2012|
|80:|| Facebook Pays $550 Million For AOL Patents From Microsoft|
Facebook is paying Microsoft $550 million in cash for a chunk of the patent portfolio that Microsoft recently acquired from AOL.
|Apr 23, 2012|