Facebook released a new feature Place Tips, which offers range of content, information & recommendation of places. With Facebook’s new launched feature Place Tips , you can now get friend’s recommendations and information about the places and things you like. Place tips will show useful, relevant and enjoyable & interesting information about the place you are at. Tapping on place tips won’t post on Facebook, or show it on your news-feed that where you are.
During Facebook’s quarterly earning call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook video is generating more than 3 billion views per day. That’s up from 1 billion daily views Facebook reported in September. The statistics is making people wonder that Facebook is becoming a challenger to YouTube.
It has been easy to measure how Facebook ads are performing on the basis of clicks and likes, but sales could never be figured out. But now, with Facebook’s new tool, one can measure the amount of new business they get from Facebook ads, specially offline, as said in an announcement today.
Social Media network is getting stronger day by day. Facebook, the leader in social referral traffic, went up during the fourth quarter of 2014, and now drives a whopping 25% of the web’s traffic, according to a report released by social management firm Shareaholic.
Facebook has launched its new iOS and Android apps named "Facebook At Work". Along with this, it has launched another version of the app that is accessible via its main website, which will let the businesses create their own social networks amongst employees. These networks are built to look & act like Facebook.
According to a new research by Pew Research Center 52 percent of the online adults are accessing two or more social networks. Also, it is revealed that the number of Facebook users using combination of Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Pinterest have increased considerably since August 2013.
Here’s more from Pew on the research:
In its recent statistics release, Facebook revealed that it has experienced an explosive growth in the video uploads and views. Since June 2014, the social network has averaged more than 1 billion video views daily.
Other stats revealed are:
- Over the past year, the number of video posts per user have grown to 75 percent globally and 94 percent in the U.S.
Faceook is launching its own version of YouTube's playlists. As revealed by TechCrunch, the social network will have a video tab available to all the businesses that will let them choose a specific video to show it in the extra-large format. A live comment feed will also appear on the Facebook pages of these businesses.
The addition can be seen on Facebook page of ABC News.
SocialBakers, a social media analytics firm has just taken the Facebook video versus YouTube video match to a whole new level. Batting for Facebook videos, it had made the prediction that the number of natively uploaded videos would exceed YouTube videos two months ago. Now, the social media analytics firm has said the prediction has come true.
Ever since the introduction of Say Thanks videos last month on Facebook, gratitude fever has hit the social network. More than 200 million Say Thanks videos have been created & shared so far.
Facebook also revealed that during the peak of Say Thanks trend, 3.3 million videos were being created every hour and the top 10 countries using this feature were: