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Use Facebook To Send Money To Your Friends

It seems Facebook is tapping into the electronic payments market by introducing the ability to send money to anyone on your Facebook friends list via the Facebook Messenger app. Once you have your debit card added to your Facebook account you literally just start a chat, click a button and send/receive money. There’s another awesome thing about this. There’s absolutely no ...

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The Google Plus Rumors Are True!

The last week has been littered with rumors about the future of Google+ – and to be honest people always questioned the future of Google’s social network. It was designed to take on Facebook however it never really took off; so will it join the likes of Google’s other social network flops like Orkut, Wave & Buzz? Bradley Horowitz,VP of Photos ...

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Facebook Page Owners Your Like Count Is Going to Change

Facebook announced last night an upcoming change to Facebook Page’s like counts as they work on removing memorialized and voluntarily deactivated accounts. Over the next few weeks don’t be alarmed if you see a decrease in the number of Page likes you have – since any of the likes that have been removed were already inactive members who weren’t interacting ...

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Facebook Launches Dedicated App For Advertisers

Facebook always let you manage ads in some way via their existing applications – however with two million active advertisers now Facebook has decided to go ahead and launch a brand new app dedicated to advertisers which should make it easier to manage ads on the go. Using the app, marketers can: Track ad performance Edit existing ads Edit ad budgets ...

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Find The Best iPhone Apps on Pinterest!

Getting an App noticed is pretty difficult if you’re just relying on the App Store. Luckily Pinterest has not introduced app pins – so that when your browsing on your iPhone or iPad you’ll be able to download the app without ever leaving the Pinterest app.

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Facebook Launches Product Advertising

Facebook today announced the launch of product advertisements allowing advertisers to showcase specific products and/or their entire product catalog. Marketers can upload their product catalog and create campaigns targeting certain products to specific audiences, or let Facebook automatically deliver the most relevant products to people. Products can be shown in single- or multi-product ad units. Facebook product advertisements allow the use ...

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Men – Pinterest Wants You!

Since day 1 Pinterest’s user base has been predominantly female and this worked for a while, however now Pinterest is looking to expand its search functionality to showcase more topics that they believe will appeal to men. That being said Pinterest has quiet the challenge ahead of them, since according to a comScore survey of Pinterest’s user base, approximately 71 percent of ...

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Important Stats From Facebooks 2014 Fiscal Report

Facebook released their 2014 financial report yesterday which showcases some interesting numbers. Numbers that directly argue every single statement ever made about the “evident decline in Facebook’s popularity”. To save you from having to read through the full report (unless you want to of-course) here are the top highlights. First the financials: Revenue for the full year 2014 was $12.47 ...

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Ello Now Supports Audio & Video

Ello, a relatively new social network that launched as an invite-only beta in March of 2014 aimed at securing private data and providing an ad-free browsing experience has integrated audio & video post formats into the social network platform. This means you can now upload and/or share links directly to YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, SoundCloud and Mixcloud media. Ello will, much like ...

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Facebook Aims to Minimize Fake Stories from Newsfeed

Fake news stories have always existed for a wide array of reasons. Sometimes someone just wants to badmouth a person or company; sometimes it’s just for laughs. Regardless what the reason behind it Facebook has had enough and they want these fake stories gone from your newsfeeds. That said Facebook is introducing a new feature that lets you report a story ...

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Facebook Reports Video Content On The Rise

Facebook recently made a post reflecting on some of the statistics of videos posted and played on Facebook. There’s some great information here for all marketers so I wanted to quickly summarize their post and bring attention to a few key things. Firstly – there are significantly more videos being created and shared now than ever. Facebook states “In just ...

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New Call to Action Buttons on Facebook Pages

Facebook has, quietly, started rolling out a new Call-to-Action feature for Facebook Pages last week. The new feature allows for business owners to place a call-to-action button onto their page which links to any destination, on or off Facebook. Facebook gives you the following options for your buttons: Book Now Contact Us Use App Play Game Shop Now Sign Up Watch ...

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Facebook Removes Bing Results From Search

Search results on Facebook have always incorporated Web search results by Bing amidst your friends posts and other relevant information shared on the 1.35-billion user-base of Facebook. However on Monday this week Facebook has announced a decision to remove Bing results from their own search results – a move that only makes sense as Facebook places more of an emphasis on ...

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Facebook Launches New Search

Over the course of this past week Facebook has been rolling out an update for its 1.3 billion users offering enhancements to search, primarily emphasizing the ability to look up older posts by keywords. The update has been in the making for quite some time, and it’s now finally available to both desktop and mobile customers. The social network makes the ...

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Google+ Finally Enables Pinned Posts

Last week Google's Dennis Troper announced on Google+ that you can now finally pin your G+ post to the top of your stream. So if you want people to see a specific post first, you can pin that post and even if it is weeks old, it will remain at the top of your profile.

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Links Finally Return to Twitter Direct Messages

For quite a while now Twitter users have been unable to send links to fellow followers via direct messages. Fast forward over a year and Twitter has finally returned the feature to their private messaging system allowing everyone to send links to their followers and friends. At the time that links were first removed from Twitter it was all because of ...

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