Category Archives for "FaceBook"

Facebook Discontinues Groupon Type Deals

Facebook has told Reuters that it plans to discontinue its pre-paid coupon service. “After testing Deals for four months, we’ve decided to end our Deals product in the coming weeks,” the company said. Groupon, LivingSocial, and Google Offers may breathe a little easier this weekend. At first, expectations were high for Deals, as Facebook could have leveraged […]

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Facebook Kills Places, Foursquare and Gowalla Rejoice

Rest in peace, Facebook Places. At least that’s what all 6% of the people who actually used it might be saying. It looks like Foursquare is going to win the location-based check-in service battle, as Facebook announced yesterday it would be killing the Facebook Places check-in feature within its mobile app. Facebook’s Places feature, released a year […]

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Facebook Integration With Ticketmaster Shows Where Your Friends Are Sitting

A new level of integration between Facebook and Ticketmaster lets concertgoers see where their friends are sitting at upcoming concerts and events. Hoping to make the process of buying tickets to concerts as social as attending them, Ticketmaster launched the new Facebook-enhanced seating charts recently, giving fans the option of buying seats near their friends. […]

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Facebook Overhauls Privacy, Brings Controls In-Line With Content

Facebook has just announced that starting Thursday, a major overhaul of the site’s privacy controls will begin rollout to all users. The goal is to help users share exactly what they want with exactly who they want by improving privacy setting transparency, simplicity, and accessibility. Amongst the many significant changes, privacy settings will soon appear on the […]

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The Secret to Managing Your Social Stream

Probably the question I get asked most often about social media (besides the “How do you find the time?” question) is “How do you manage all the information coming at you?”. It’s true, I have a lot of information flowing in. I subscribe to dozens of blogs and Google Alerts. I follow about 5,000 people on Twitter, […]

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Don’t Look Behind You Facebook, Google+ May Be Gaining On You

According to comScore, Google+ is now in the record books as being the fastest website to reach 25 million users and if reports are to be believed the folks at Facebook are now in “lockdown” mode which is described as “a self-imposed period of intensive product development.” Paraphrasing the great Satchel Paige with my title, […]

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Pringles Gets It!! A Great Facebook Fan Page Example

Remember the original Pringles mantra “Once You Pop, You Can’t Stop?”  The now out of date statement still holds true in many ways for the Pringles Facebook page where fans just can’t contain their excitement for the brand.  Pringles  has more than 14 million fans and counting coupled with constantly high engagement rates.  This summer’s theme for the brand’s […]

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