|Forum: Facebook Marketing|
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|41:|| Facebook to Acquire VR Company, Oculus VR For $2 Billion|
Facebook has announced it will buy Oculus VR, a Californian company which specialises in virtual reality products, for around $2bn.
|Mar 26, 2014|
|42:|| Facebook just devalued "Facebook Pages"|
Social media marketing firms are going to have to figure out new core competencies or they are going to go out of business.
|Dec 16, 2013|
|43:|| Facebook and Skype In Integration Partnership Talks|
"...Facebook and Skype are poised to announce a significant and wide-ranging partnership that will include integration of SMS, voice chat and Facebook Connect."
|Sept 29, 2010|
|44:|| Facebook Wants To Be a Journalist's Newswire And Partners With Storyful|
"Today, we're excited to announce FB Newswire, a resource that will make it easier for journalists and newsrooms to find, share and embed newsworthy content from Facebook in the media they produce."
|Apr 24, 2014|
|45:|| Facebook Wants Social Games Innovation|
"Today we're announcing a series of changes designed to lay the foundation for further games innovation on Facebook."
|Sept 22, 2010|
|46:|| Facebook Updates Comments Box Plugin|
More Social Relevance[br][br]The upgraded Comments Box uses social signals to surface the highest quality comments for each user. Comments are ordered to show users the most relevant comments from friends, friends of friends, and the most liked or active discussion threads, while comments marked as spam are hidden from view.
|Mar 1, 2011|
|47:|| Facebook Tweaks Newsfeed Algo To Show More Timely Stories from Friends and Pages|
Facebook has updated its Newsfeed algo to bring more stories to the top.
|Sept 19, 2014|
|48:|| 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|
|49:|| Facebook To Roll Out File Sharing For Groups|
Users can upload most file types up to 25MB
|May 11, 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 To Make Profiles More Prominent|
"We're rolling it out gradually and plan to get it to everyone by early next year."
|Dec 6, 2010|
|52:|| Facebook To Force Users Worldwide To Download Messenger For Mobile Chat|
Over the next few days, Facebook will stop allowing messaging in its main iPhone and Android apps, and force all their users around the world to download its standalone Messenger app.
|July 29, 2014|
|53:|| Facebook To Clamp Down On Click Bait In News Feed|
Facebook says it's going to clamp down on spammy, click bait-style headlines and stories.
|Aug 26, 2014|
|54:|| Facebook To Acquire Photo Sharing Network, Instagram, For $1bn|
This is an important milestone for Facebook because it's the first time we've ever acquired a product and company with so many users. We don't plan on doing many more of these, if any at all. But providing the best photo sharing experience is one reason why so many people love Facebook and we knew it would be worth bringing these two companies together.
|Apr 10, 2012|
|55:|| Facebook Tests "Buy" Button In News Feed Ads|
"The current test is limited to a few small and medium-sized businesses in the US."
|July 18, 2014|
|56:|| 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|
|57:|| 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|
|58:|| Facebook Testing Auto-Play Video Ads |
Rather than having to click or tap on the content, videos will begin to play as they appear on screen, without sound, similar to how they behave when shared by friends now.
|Dec 17, 2013|
|59:|| Facebook Test New Way For Developers To Monetize Mobile Apps|
"We faced some unique challenges when we first integrated ads into the Facebook mobile experience, and we believe we're now well positioned to help other mobile apps."
|Jan 22, 2014|
|60:|| Facebook Temporarily Withdraws Developers Access To User Address and Phone Numbers|
Over the weekend, we got some useful feedback that we could make people more clearly aware of when they are granting access to this data.[br][br]We agree, and we are making changes to help ensure you only share this information when you intend to do so. We'll be working to launch these updates as soon as possible, and will be temporarily disabling this feature until those changes are ready.[br][br]We look forward to re-enabling this improved feature in the next few weeks.
|Jan 18, 2011|
|61:|| 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|
|62:|| Facebook Sued For Alleged Private Message Monitoring and Data Mining|
"It alleges that Facebook systematically intercepts messages to mine user data and profits by sharing it with data aggregators, advertisers and marketers."
|Jan 3, 2014|
|63:|| Facebook Still Growing But Losing Users In Countries It Was First Established|
Something strange is going on: Facebook is losing customers.[br][br]Lots of customers. According to Inside Facebook's data service, Facebook lost 6 million users in the U.S. last month, dropping from 155.2 million to 149.4 million. That's the first time U.S. numbers have dropped in more than a year.
|June 13, 2011|
|64:|| 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|
|65:|| Facebook Settles FTC Charges That it Deceived Consumers About Privacy|
The social networking service Facebook has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook private, and then repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public.[br][br]The proposed settlement requires Facebook to take several steps to make sure it lives up to its promises in the future, including giving consumers clear and prominent notice and obtaining consumers' express consent before their information is shared beyond the privacy settings they have established.
|Nov 29, 2011|
|66:|| Facebook Service Unavailable Message Explained|
"The key flaw that caused this outage to be so severe was an unfortunate handling of an error condition. An automated system for verifying configuration values ended up causing much more damage than it fixed."
|Sept 24, 2010|
|67:|| Facebook Service Unavailable - DNS failure|
Ok, so where are you Facebook? All those embedded "Like" buttons are also showing that same error...
|Sept 23, 2010|
|68:|| Facebook Says It Found No Evidence Of User Data Hacked|
"We will continue to work with law enforcement and the other organizations and entities affected by this attack. It is in everyone's interests for our industry to work together to prevent attacks such as these in the future."
|Feb 16, 2013|
|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:|| Facebook Rolls Out Social Gifting To U.S. Users|
Tuesday's Gifts roll-out also comes with another gifting option: Wine.
|Dec 11, 2012|
|71:|| Facebook Rolls Out New Open Graph Tools For Developers|
"Today we are rolling out new tools to make it easier for you to set up your app's Open Graph stories and timeline collections."
|Apr 8, 2013|
|72:|| Facebook Rolls Out Hashtag Support|
Starting today, hashtags will be clickable on Facebook.
|June 13, 2013|
|73:|| 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|
|74:|| Facebook Revamps Design With Consistency Across Platforms|
Facebook has revamped its design, making its website look more like its Android and iOS mobile apps.[br][br]The refresh also introduces topic-specific alternatives to its news feed.
|Mar 7, 2013|
|75:|| 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|
|76:|| Facebook Reports First Quarter 2014 Results: Revenue was Up 72pct to $2.50 billion|
"Facebook's business is strong and growing, and this quarter was a great start to 2014," said Mark Zuckerberg.
|Apr 24, 2014|
|77:|| 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|
|78:|| Facebook Reportedly Gets $500Million Investment Which "Values Firm At $50bn"|
"Facebook has reportedly raised funds from Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor in a deal valuing the social networking site at $50bn (LSTG32.3bn).
The New York Times said that Goldman was investing $450m in Facebook, and Digital Sky Technologies another $50m.
The paper, citing unnamed sources, said the terms of the deal implied a value for Facebook of just over $50bn."
|Jan 3, 2011|
|79:|| Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Active Users|
Mark Zuckerberg announces an active user milestone.
|Oct 4, 2012|
|80:|| Facebook Q2 Revenues up 61pct to $2.91 Billion|
"We had a good second quarter," said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO. "Our community has continued to grow, and we see a lot of opportunity ahead as we connect the rest of the world."
|July 24, 2014|