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July, 2018

  • 10 July

    Facebook No Longer Banning Cryptocurrency Ads

    There’s a bit of a global ban on cryptocurrency related advertisements right now. Google, Twitter, and Apple have all banned cryptocurrency ads across all of their platforms. Facebook did the same thing at the start of 2018 – however they always said there were plans to revisit this ban in the future. Luckily the future is now as Facebook have ...

June, 2018

  • 16 June

    Infographic: Guide To Social Media Image Sizes [2018]

    Every year the awesome people behind MakeAWebsiteHub.com put together an updated infographic featuring all the common social media image sizes you need to know about. These include Facebook covers, Google+ banners, Twitter videos, and so much more. For 2018 – they’ve added Ello, WeChat, and Weibo. Check out the infographic below. If you want, you can also reference the 2016 ...

January, 2018

  • 13 January

    Facebook’s Recent News Feed Update Kills Organic Reach for Business Pages

    Facebook is constantly rolling out new teaks to their news feed algorithm – and it seems that every-time one of these Facebook news feed updates comes out – business owners suffer. This last week yet another update was announced via a post by Mark Zuckerberg himself where he talks about Facebook’s move to “helping you find relevant content” by moving ...

December, 2017

  • 18 December

    Facebook Starts To Fight Against Engagement Bait Posts

    Wondering why your engagement-request posts are suddenly not performing the way they used to? In an algorithm update today – Facebook has announced that engagement-baiting posts will see a demotion in engagements and reach. This applies to posts that request likes or shares to enter a contest, votes on something, or mere requests to “LIKE this if you’re a fan”. ...

August, 2017

  • 4 August

    Facebook News Feed Will Start Prioritizing Shared Links by Page Load Times

    The internet has been focused on load times and website speed for a long time now, and now Facebook is joining the bandwagon. In their latest newsroom post the social media giant announced yet another Facebook News Feed update which will focus on showing links to faster loading pages first. With this update, we’ll soon take into account the estimated ...

July, 2017

  • 6 July

    Facebook Introduces New Advertising & Audience Insights

    Analytics. Insights. However you want to call it – having the right data is crucial in making the right marketing decisions. Facebook knows this all too well, especially when a mere 42% of marketers feel like their Facebook efforts are working. As such the social network has announced the roll-out of several new metrics for Facebook Page Insights, which should ...

June, 2017

  • 27 June

    Facebook Hits 2 Billion Active Monthly Users

    Earlier this morning Facebook hit a huge milestone. 2 billion active monthly users. 2 BILLION. 800 million of those people like something, and over 175 million people love something, daily. That’s a lot of activity, and yet another supporting point in why social media is so important for businesses. The growth is significant – considering that back in July of 2016 ...

  • 15 June

    Facebook Is Rolling Out Video Covers Instead of Photo Covers

    Facebook has been heavily focusing on video content for a while now. Recently they have started testing out letting pages utilize videos as their Facebook cover photo – which introduces some amazing new marketing opportunities. The new video cover starts to play as soon as a Facebook page loads, and works across desktop and mobile devices. Facebook hasn’t really made ...

May, 2017

  • 25 May

    News Is About To Become An Even Bigger Part of Your Facebook Newsfeed

    News is hitting Facebook in a major way. The social network just announced the roll out of several design changes meant to showcase trending news in more prominent ways. Even more than that – the new changes now let multiple publishers be showcased for a trending topic! The results page for a trending topic (the page you land on after clicking ...

April, 2017

  • 30 April

    Facebook Pixel Can Now Track Website Actions & Form Submission Data

    The Facebook Pixel just got a huge upgrade – and this is BIG news for marketers. Facebook Pixel makes up Facebook’s own tracking system which helps to track conversions, run re-targeting campaigns, and optimize your advertising campaign budgets. The recent update lets the Pixel also track website actions, such as form submissions, and also collect the data submitted in those forms. ...

  • 25 April

    Infographic: Guide To Social Media Image Sizes [2017]

    Making a new cover photo for Facebook? Want to redesign your Google+ profile? Then you need an updated infographic showing you the latest image sizes – and luckily the good folks over at MakeAWebsiteHub.com have created a new graphic, fresh for 2017, featuring all the social media image sizes you might need! Check it out below, and if you’re curious ...

  • 19 April

    Facebook Deletes 30,000+ Fake Accounts

    Following a recent clean-up effort by Facebook the company has announced that they have identified and removed some 30,000 fake accounts from their networks. I’ve always said that buying fake likes and followers doesn’t really work – and this is the best proof of that. Facebook is constantly adapting their algorithms to enhance their ability to detect fake accounts – ...

  • 19 April

    Facebook Open Sources Litho – A UI Framework for Android Apps

    During this week’s F8 developer conference Facebook announced their plans to open-source Litho – a declarative framework designed to build efficient user interfaces on Android platforms. In-fact this is the very same framework that Facebook uses to build it’s own Android apps – complete with built-in tools to improve scroll performance by 35%. The beauty of Litho is that it’s ...

  • 13 April

    Can Facebook Messenger Make Money Via Ads?

    Facebook Messenger is making tremendous strides recently as its popularity and use continues to grow. Recent reports show that Messenger holds 1.2 billion monthly active users as of April 2017, up from 1 billion in July 2016, which is an impressive 200 million user growth within a mere 8 month period. Needless to say these are some pretty impressive numbers, however ...

February, 2017

  • 28 February

    Love Conquers Like When It Comes To Facebook Reactions

    Remember when Facebook first introduced the new reaction emoji buttons to supplement the original ?? Turns out Facebook wants to use those reactions to gauge what topics should be displayed within your personal newsfeed. For example reacting with ??, ?, or ? emojis signifies that you feel strongly about a specific topic, more strongly than if you were to simply give ...

  • 28 February

    Facebook Videos Being Monetized With Ads

    Facebook videos are extremely popular, extremely. By the end of 2016 Facebook users were watching 100 million hours of videos every single day! With this popularity it only made sense for Facebook to monetize their videos. What Facebook decided to do was integrate ads 20 seconds into their videos, and then share the revenues with their publishers. Currently the breakdown ...

  • 14 February

    Facebook Videos Will Soon Auto-Play With Sound

    Remember when it was a big deal that Facebook started auto-playing videos as you scrolled by them in your newsfeed? Facebook recently finished up testing auto-playing sound along with those videos – and apparently decided it was a good idea. So, coming soon, everyone gets auto-playing sound along with their auto-playing videos! People are watching and sharing more video on ...

November, 2016

  • 18 November

    Facebook Introduces New Post Types

    One of the most common mistakes business owners make with their Facebook pages is posting the same type of content over and over again. Nobody wants to be bombarded with the same style of promotional messages all the time – and Facebook wants to help you make new posts by offering an easy way to create them! Over the course ...

August, 2016

  • 24 August

    Build Your Brand Awareness With Facebook Advertising

    A major reason behind establishing an online presence for your business is brand awareness, and to help business owners build their brand awareness Facebook has began rolling out a brand new advertising objective specifically for brand awareness.  The new objective automatically optimizes your campaign towards reach and attention – focusing on reaching the largest number of people who spend a longer ...

July, 2016

  • 21 July

    Facebook Starts Roll Out of New Business Pages Design

    While everyone is focused on the first successful test flight of Aquila, the solar airplane Facebook designed to bring internet access to people living in remote locations – Facebook was busy beginning the roll-out of a brand new design for business pages – offering a much more open look and feel, and finally letting page managers use the entire real estate provided ...

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