Let’s be real – Facebook Edgerank can be… tricky. That’s why this infographic from PostRocket is so great. It puts the ins and outs of Edgerank in plain English and harnesses the help of the Dark Knight himself – can’t hate on that. Read up and you’ll be an expert faster than you can say, “why so serious?”
Update: On May 13, Zach Epstein of BGR was the first to report that the HTC First will be discontinued. Signs pointed to distress several days ago when, after a little over a month on the shelves, AT&T announced that the price of the First would be dropped from $99.99 to 99¢. Although AT&T claimed the sudden decrease was based on data usage – the provider said First users were liable to buy more to keep overages at bay, thus balancing out the price – it was immediately apparent something deeper was going on. While the First is not officially off the market, a discontinuation announcement seems imminent. Moreover, users are not readily cozying up to Facebook Home itself. While about 60-70 million active devices are compatible with Home, it just hit a million downloads and has a two-star rating in the Google Play store.
The Facebook Phone is here… well, sort of. At a launch event on April 4, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg asserted, “Today we’re going to finally talk about that Facebook Phone. More accurately, we’re gonna talk about how you can turn your phone into a Facebook phone.” The big announcement was Facebook Home, a group of apps that essentially makes your smartphone a multi-functional version of the social network. Although this is indeed a unique idea for a social media company – kudos for thinking outside the box – I’m not sure it’s a particularly solid one. Read More
It’s no secret Facebook reigns supreme in the social networking world, but who knew its numbers could form the world’s third-largest country? Keep reading for more facts on Facebook’s rise to power, brought to you by Indus Net.
Facebook is rolling out a drastically revamped news feed over the next few weeks, bringing a cleaner, visually-driven experience to its billion plus users. With better organization, room for tons of photos and content (and less for ads), and seven segmented news feed options; the new Facebook seems like the answer to many common user gripes. Read More
On February 22, Facebook announced that a bug has been affecting Page Insights reporting since as far back as August 2012. Announced on the same day a major security loophole was revealed and just a month after the company fell victim to a “sophisticated” attack on their internal systems and devices, the bug caused brand page Reach and potentially engagement and virality rates to be misreported. Read More
Facebook’s “Like” is one powerful little button, especially when it comes to marketing on social media. Although savvy marketers know it’s not all about the “Like,” there’s no question it still has a big influence over everything we do. Want to dig deeper into this enigmatic Facebook feature? Take a browse through the below Boostlikes.com infographic.
On January 15, Facebook held a media event to announce the release of its latest development: Graph Search. Created as an answer to Facebook’s existing search function, Graph Search promises to revolutionize the Facebook search experience with visually pleasing, intuitive results based on your friends’ connections, likes, and habits.
It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Instagram— beyond being flooded with a slew of carefully filtered holiday shots, the recent Facebook acquisition has been caught in the middle of a firestorm of criticism and outrage over newly-proposed (and now defunct) Terms of Service. The new terms created a near-instant Internet uproar that eventually led Instagram to renege on the majority of their updates, but questions still remain— is the photo app over 100 million users know and love just going through a few growing pains, or is it slowly evolving into an evil empire?
Quick! Make a wish—it’s 12/12/12. Or is that for 11:11…? Whatever it is, we’re a bit superstitious and we want to take advantage of today’s date singularity and share with everyone our 12 favorite digital topics of 2012. Topics below are in no particular order.
With Mindgruve’s solid social media strategy that includes engaging content and new sharing tactics, Visit Carlsbad’s Facebook Page successfully reached 50K “Likes.”
SAN DIEGO, CA – March 23, 2012 – Mindgruve executed a social media strategy via Facebook that grew from 30K to 50K “Likes” over the course of eight months. The integrated strategy included targeted content, deals, contests, photos, videos, conversation starters and highly-targeted Facebook ads that all contributed to Visit Carlsbad’s page growth.
Conducting an in-depth analysis of Carlsbad’s community and optimal posting times, Mindgruve took a different approach to social content sharing by focusing on eye-catching and share-worthy photos and videos that promoted Carlsbad venues, events, deals and more. Fun facts, trivia questions, fill-in-the-blank and other conversation starters were also part of the refined strategy and have resulted in increased engagement.