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Consumers Are Sharing Facebook App Activity 1 Billion Times a Day

  For developers, getting people to share their activity with your Facebook App is almost as important as getting people to use it in the first place. The reason this is so important is because these stories help to create awareness for your app as well as your brand. As of this month, more than … Continued

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How Facebook’s Updated News Feed Could Affect Reach

Facebook has given marketers a lot to be excited about with the announcement of its revamped News Feed. From larger photos and more prominent displays, it’ll be difficult for brands to go unnoticed. But while Facebook has made it easier for consumers to Like your Page, it has also made it harder for them to … Continued

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Facebook could soon add hashtag support, one of rival Twitter’s most iconic features

Facebook could soon add hashtag support, one of rival Twitter’s most iconic features

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Facebook is looking to integrate the hashtag into its service. Although Twitter does not own the concept of the hashtag, the company has popularized it to the point most people associate the phrase with the social network. The WSJ cited “people familiar with the matter” in its coverage, … Continued

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Whyd Wants To Connect Music Lovers To Help Them Discover More Tracks They’ll Love

Whyd Wants To Connect Music Lovers To Help Them Discover More Tracks They’ll Love

When Whyd opened to the public in November it offered music bookmarking functionality along the lines of recently launched Songdrop, which we described as a “Delicious for music“. However, the Paris-based startup’s broader plan is to become a music-based social network, and today it’s flipping the switch on its recommendation engine to match users with … Continued

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Reach, Promoted Posts Are Highlighted in Facebook’s New Admin Panel

In addition to making it easier for you to create Page Like Ads, Facebook is now testing an updated Admin Panel, which gives more prominence to reach metrics for recent posts. The social network hopes this will encourage more marketers to promote those posts to increase their audience. Replacing the “Notifications” section with “Posts”, admins … Continued

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Former Google Reader product manager confirms our suspicions: Its demise is all about Google+

Former Google Reader product manager confirms our suspicions: Its demise is all about Google+

When Google announced today it was killing Google Reader on July 1st, just one thought crossed my mind: “I bet this has something to do with Google+.” I didn’t have anything more than a hunch to go on, however, until Brian Shih, a former Google Reader product manager, confirmed my suspicions on Quora. Shih, who … Continued

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Facebook Hires Co-Founders Of Trustworthiness Verification Startup Legit

Facebook Hires Co-Founders Of Trustworthiness Verification Startup Legit

Legit, a startup working on a universal reputation system that could help sharing economy services verify whether users are trustworthy, has announced its team will join Facebook. Specifically, co-founders Jeremy Barton and Rob Boyle will now work for the world’s top social network. Legit’s exit blog post from a few days ago offers little details on … Continued

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Pinterest rolls out its site redesign with easier access to boards and related content from a pin page

Pinterest rolls out its site redesign with easier access to boards and related content from a pin page

<img width="520" height="245" src="http://www.ad-via.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/823cf__Pinterest-520×245.jpg" alt="Pinterest 520×245 Pinterest rolls out its site redesign with easier access to boards and related content from a pin page” title=”Pinterest 520×245 photo” /> Following a trial <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.pinterest.com/post/41728994538/were-testing-out-a-new-look”>in January, Pinterest has launched a new look for its content-sharing social network today, which it says should start rolling out to … Continued