|Forum: Facebook Marketing|
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|81:|| 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|
|82:|| 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|
|83:|| 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|
|84:|| 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|
|85:|| 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|
|86:|| 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|
|87:|| 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|
|88:|| 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|
|89:|| 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|
|90:|| 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|
|91:|| 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|
|92:|| Facebook To Roll Out File Sharing For Groups|
Users can upload most file types up to 25MB
|May 11, 2012|
|93:|| 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|
|94:|| 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|
|95:|| 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|
|96:|| 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|
|97:|| 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|
|98:|| 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|
|99:|| Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp|
Facebook purchased this cross-platform, proprietary, mobile messaging company for $16 billion.
|Feb 20, 2014|
|100:|| Facebook to Launch Ad Credits For Small Business|
The company plans to offer free $50 advertising credits for up to 200,000 small businesses.
|Sept 22, 2011|
|101:|| 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|
|102:|| Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg 'Confused and Frustrated' by Government Surveillance|
"I've called President Obama to express my frustration over the damage the government is creating for all of our future."
|Mar 14, 2014|
|103:|| Facebook's New Like and Share Buttons Rolling Out|
"...will be rolling these buttons out to everyone in the coming weeks."
|Nov 7, 2013|
|104:|| Facebook's Security System Handles 25 Billion Read-Write Actions Per Day|
"It's a big challenge," says Jim Larus, a Microsoft researcher in Redmond, Washington, who studies large networks. The only network bigger, Larus suspects, is the web itself. That makes Facebook's defence system one of the largest in existence.
|Oct 27, 2011|
|105:|| Facebook's Zuckerberg Says It Will Launch 'something awesome' Next Week|
He said the project had been developed at the 40-person Seattle office, Facebook's only major engineering center outside of its Palo Alto, California headquarters.
|July 1, 2011|
|106:|| Fake PREVENTING SPAM - VERIFY ACCOUNT Message Defaces Facebook Walls|
|May 13, 2011|
|107:|| Goldman Limits Facebook Investment to Foreign Clients|
Just more than a week after Goldman Sachs offered its most prized clients a chance to invest in Facebook, the firm on Monday withdrew the opportunity from clients in the United States because of worries that the deal could run afoul of securities regulations.
The decision is a considered a serious embarrassment for Goldman, which had marketed the investment to its wealthiest clients, including corporate magnates and directors of the nation's largest companies....
...the Facebook plan is now likely to raise new questions about whether Goldman tried to push regulatory boundaries once again.
|Jan 18, 2011|
|108:|| How I Broke Facebook's 'Like' Button|
I think I just identified a pretty major bug in Facebook's 'Like' button, which allows webmasters to write data on FB's social graph, which cannot be 'deleted' *if* they should they make a mistake when they initially implement the code into their website.
|Aug 30, 2010|
|109:|| How To Build A Fan Base On Facebook|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to build and engage with fans on Facebook.
|July 26, 2011|
|110:|| 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|
|111:|| 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|
|112:|| Is Facebook Pushing Developers Into Paying For Participation|
Developers say the crackdown is an attempt to stifle applications that compete with Facebook-owned services or part of an effort to get developers to pay for ads on Facebook.
|Mar 19, 2013|
|113:|| 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|
|114:|| Judge: Facebook Can Be Sued Over "Timeline"|
A judge has permitted a lawsuit over the word "timeline" to continue. Timelines.com is suing Facebook over their use of the term, for which the smaller firm claims prior use.
|Apr 3, 2013|
|115:|| Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Page Hacked|
Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page has been hacked by an unknown person who posted a status update suggesting that the site should let people invest in it rather than going to the banks.
The message left by the hacker read: 'Let the hacking begin: If facebook needs money, instead of going to the banks, why doesn't Facebook let its users invest in Facebook in a social way?...
|Jan 26, 2011|
|116:|| Mark Zuckerberg's Private Page Hacked To Highlight Security Flaw|
"Mr Shreateh said he had tried to use Facebook's White Hat scheme, which offers a monetary reward for reporting vulnerabilities, but had been ignored."
|Aug 19, 2013|
|117:|| MySpace Mashup With Facebook|
"With a simple one-click set-up, the likes and interests of a user's Facebook profile are ported over to Myspace, enabling a user's stream to become immediately populated with the entertainment content they already love."
|Nov 19, 2010|
|118:|| Patent Office Agrees To Facebook's "Face" Trademark|
While it seems so bizarre that a company should have the right to trademark a word as common as "Face" apparently the USPTO isn't at all disturbed.
|Nov 24, 2010|
|119:|| 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|
|120:|| 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|