Is Social Media Still an Effective Means to Promote Your Design Business?

Running your own web design business often means adopting some guerilla marketing tactics. Most of us can’t afford to buy billboards or 30-second television spots. Therefore, we need to take every cheap or free opportunity to get our names out there. Source: Is Social Media Still an Effective Means to Promote Your Design Business?

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7 ways to stand out on Facebook

Are you frustrated by the lack of engagement happening with your Facebook posts? Do you want to stand out among the others? You don’t have to be frustrated any longer. The ability to stand out in a busy platform like Facebook is something everyone can easily learn to do. 1. Prioritize unique visuals I’m sure … Continue reading 7 ways to stand out on Facebook

10 Tips for a Perfect Facebook Cover Image

10 Tips for a Perfect Facebook Cover Image Almost every business and individual – from personal pages to freelance business pages – uses Facebook. It’s likely an integral part of your marketing strategy. It might even be your main professional website. Source: 10 Tips for a Perfect Facebook Cover Image

7 Ways You Can Achieve More Satisfaction In 2019 By Doing Less.

A new year is a reason for life-changing habits, fancy planners, and body and relationship goals. While healthy habits and making the best of a fresh start can help us feel accomplished, we often fall into the trap of either not taking action or cramming all our action into a tiny window of time—like the … Continue reading 7 Ways You Can Achieve More Satisfaction In 2019 By Doing Less.

Laura Cumming’s best art of 2018

It was the most momentous of years. I have never seen anything like it. Not just for the magnificent quality of the shows, public and private, nor their millennial sweep, from Mantegna and Bellini at the National Gallery to the very latest brushstroke by Tomma Abts at the Serpentine Gallery. Source: Laura Cumming’s best art … Continue reading Laura Cumming’s best art of 2018

Facebook Isn’t Enough: Use These 4 Social Strategies If You Want to Reach Generation Z

Parents might be all over Facebook, but their children aren’t following suit. This means the 70 million companies using Facebook to reach moms and dads need a different social strategy to engage their Generation Z offspring. Members of this generation were born between the mid-’90s and 2000s, and they’re shaking up the social media game. … Continue reading Facebook Isn’t Enough: Use These 4 Social Strategies If You Want to Reach Generation Z

Facebook has removed all cross-posted tweets

    (Update: Axios has a post explaining why the cross-posted tweets disappeared. Essentially, Twitter deleted its app from Facebook after Facebook stopped allowing cross-posts earlier this month, since without that feature it was basically useless. Source: Facebook has removed all cross-posted tweets

Facebook will power itself with 100% renewable energy by 2020

In Huntsville, Alabama, a sprawling new data center under construction for Facebook will run on solar power from the local grid. In LuleĂĄ, Sweden, Facebook is expanding a data center that runs on hydroelectric power and uses frigid Arctic air to cool servers. Source: Facebook will power itself with 100% renewable energy by 2020

How Facebook makes it way too easy to share your data, visualized

In an epic flowchart produced as part of a new report on privacy practices at major tech companies, the council breaks down Facebook’s privacy review process. It’s a startling picture of the maze people must navigate to activate the strongest privacy settings. [Image: ForbrukerrĂĄdet] The green arrows represent the path of least resistance to getting … Continue reading How Facebook makes it way too easy to share your data, visualized

Without Facebook, Instagram would be worth $100 billion, report says

Illustration by Tam Nguyen/Ad Age Facebook's Instagram is estimated to be worth more than $100 billion, if it were a stand-alone company, marking a 100-fold return on the app's purchase price in 2012, according to a report from Bloomberg Intelligence. Source: Without Facebook, Instagram would be worth $100 billion, report says

Google, Apple and Facebook Push Tools to Fight Phone Addiction

Want to hear something scary? The average smartphone user touches their phone more than 2,600 times per day. Even Apple ( AAPL ) , Facebook ( FB ) and Alphabet ( GOOGL ) think that's a bit much. Apps from Facebook and Alphabet commanded 43% of those daily taps and swipes, according to a 2016 … Continue reading Google, Apple and Facebook Push Tools to Fight Phone Addiction

Facebook Is Launching a Print Magazine For Business Leaders

GROW (by Facebook) is a thought leadership print magazine available in the UK, that shines a light on people, companies, and trends challenging the status quo. Facebook will never stop to surprise us. The company that built an empire online is entering the print industry with the launch of GROW, a quarterly magazine aimed at … Continue reading Facebook Is Launching a Print Magazine For Business Leaders

Influencer Marketing Is Going Mainstream With Facebook’s Upcoming Tool

The world’s largest social network just sent a clear signal that the future of advertising on its platform is in influencer marketing. Facebook’s launch last Monday of its Brand Collabs Manager search engine—which will help connect marketers to social media influencers—demonstrates just how vital this form of marketing has become to the social media giant. … Continue reading Influencer Marketing Is Going Mainstream With Facebook’s Upcoming Tool

Facebook launches high-end magazine ‘Grow’

Facebook has quietly launched a high-end print magazine in the UK and Northern Europe called Grow. But don't be so quick to call it a "magazine." Even though Grow is labeled as a "quarterly magazine for business leaders" on the physical cover, Facebook says it is actually marketing campaign. "Grow by Facebook is a business … Continue reading Facebook launches high-end magazine ‘Grow’

Is Facebook finally ready to fact-check memes?

[Illustration: courtesy of Facebook] Facebook has long told the world that it wants to improve its content moderation game, and the world has waited for results. Today, the company announced a slew of new tools to combat fake news. Source: Is Facebook finally ready to fact-check memes?

How Facebook Programmed Our Relatives

Three years ago, on his birthday, a law professor watched his e-mail inbox fill with Facebook notifications indicating that friends had posted messages on his wall. The messages made him sad. The clogged inbox was annoying, but what really upset him was having disclosed his birth date to Facebook in the first place. Source: How … Continue reading How Facebook Programmed Our Relatives

Is Facebook about to roll out a re-designed profile page? Site tests an Instagram-style grid layout to better showcase …

Downloading your archived user data from Facebook may reveal a laundry list of eyebrow-raising data points, from your personal call records, to text messages, as well as your location each time you log into the site. To download your data, first log in to your Facebook account. Source: Is Facebook about to roll out a … Continue reading Is Facebook about to roll out a re-designed profile page? Site tests an Instagram-style grid layout to better showcase …

Facebook expands offerings for video creators to cash in on views

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc ( FB.O ) launched a matchmaking system Tuesday to cultivate partnerships between advertisers and video creators as the world’s largest social media company tries to quickly parallel the variety of commercial opportunities offered by its video rival YouTube. Source: Facebook expands offerings for video creators to cash in on … Continue reading Facebook expands offerings for video creators to cash in on views

Facebook fires shots at YouTube with new poll and gaming creator tools

Move over, Instagram vs. Snapchat . The fight is on between Facebook and YouTube. Facebook announced Tuesday that it's bringing new poll and game features to Live and on demand video for Facebook creators . With this new emphasis on interactivity, and with game tools that look *a lot* like HQ , the gamification of … Continue reading Facebook fires shots at YouTube with new poll and gaming creator tools

Facebook and Twitter ‘must protect disabled people online more’

Facebook and Twitter have admitted they could do more to protect disabled people from online abuse, following criticism from the model and TV personality Katie Price, whose son Harvey has been victimised online. The social media giants told MPs that they could make the risks of abuse clearer to vulnerable people and make the terms … Continue reading Facebook and Twitter ‘must protect disabled people online more’