According to a recent study conducted by Shareaholic, Facebook continues to rule social media referral traffic in the first quarter of 2014, followed by Pinterest and Twitter in the second and third place respectively. The report examined which of the eight most popular social media sites referred the maximum traffic to the Shopaholic network of sites and how much.
Facebook announced on Thursday that it is launching a new optional tool which will allow users to find out which of their Facebook friends are nearby. Called Nearby Friends, the new feature will apprise you whenever your friends are round the corner so that you can plan a hangout. For example, if you are going to the movies, Nearby Friends will show you the list of friends who stay close by, so you can watch the movie together.
Facebook announced on Wednesday that it will be rolling out a new design for the right column ads in the coming months. The company announced the move in a blog post, confirming that it is switching to fewer but bigger ads. This is how the new ads will look like:
India is evolving to become one of the leading markets for Facebook when it comes to number of active users. The company reached the benchmark of a whopping 100 million monthly active users in India, the second country after USA to cross the 100M milestone. Javier Olivan, Vice President of Growth and Analytics in Facebook, confirmed the news in a statement to The Economic Times.
With Facebook confirming in December last year that it is declining the organic reach of brand pages, the question arises, how much does the social media giant wants you to pay for your advertisements? Shift Communications has put together a simple and free calculator in which you can reckon how much Facebook expects you to pay for your ads.
Just a few days after announcing a streamlined look for Facebook pages, the social media giant has made an attempt to take the covers off on some of the most frequently asked questions by page administrators with a post on the Facebook for Business page. The post unfolds how the updated timeline design, easier access to admin tools and the introduction of Pages to Watch is going to influence the users.
The images are strikingly large. Fonts are different. And the new light gray background makes the News Feed and right column more prominent. A year after experimenting with a complete redesign, Facebook is once again ready to unfold an updated version of News Feed. With the overhaul, the social networking site plans to give a more steady appearance to News Feed across desktop and mobile devices platform.
Facebook marketing is a daunting task. When every business is planning to have a presence on the social network, how are you going to stand out from the crowd? Did you know that 80% of the social media users prefer to connect with brands on Facebook? So, how are you going to steal the attention with likes, shares, and posts?
Facebook is all set to launch its new ad campaigns structure which will incorporate ad sets to the previously existing levels of advertising- campaigns and ads. It is believed that the introduction of the new level will make it easier for the advertisers to organize and optimize their ads.
The new structure can be categorized as follows: