Facebook Director of Small Business Dan Levy announced a milestone of sorts during a small business roundtable in New York: 1 million advertisers have been active on the social network in the past 28 days.
Luxury accessories designer Michael Kors launched its “What’s in Your Kors” digital-media campaign Tuesday, focusing its efforts on Facebook-owned photo-sharing network Instagram, as well as Twitter.
The video ads Facebook originally planned to launch this month or in July are now on hold until at least mid-October, Ad Age reported, with sources telling the magazine more development is needed on new features the social network plains to release simultaneously with its video ads.
Facebook Head of Global Creative Solutions Mark D’Arcy and Director of Engineering Andrew Bosworth both stressed that advertisers on Facebook and elsewhere on the Internet have a lot of work to do during a panel Tuesday at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, “Cannes Seminar: Creativity at Scale.
Would you trade information on your location in exchange for free Wi-Fi access? Facebook is betting that the answer is yes.
Internet commerce giant Amazon integrated its Friends & Family Gifting feature with Facebook last December, and it added a new twist Tuesday in the ability to create and send group gift cards to Facebook friends.
Reports continue to circulate that Facebook’s mobile applications are draining the batteries of users’ devices, so Kevin Purdy, who writes the Mobilize! blog for IT World, reminded readers of an old solution — using Facebook’s mobile site as an alternative to its apps.
Amid all of the intrigue about the new product Facebook will introduce Thursday, developer Tom Waddington has now found evidence to support both of the popular theories, following up his discovery of mentions of RSS in Facebook’s code last week, which potentially signifies some sort of news reader, with his unearthing of mentions of video in Instagram’s code, which could signal Facebook’s introduction of a video-sharing feature for its photo-sharing network.
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg traveled to Seoul Tuesday, first meeting with South Korean President Park Geun Hye, and then with executives from Samsung, according to reports.
Not every brand has access to Facebook hashtags yet, but one group that does — members of Congress — has taken a liking to the social network’s newest feature.