New Facebook Pages Released With Timeline, Pinning & Private Messaging

Today Facebook rolled out a new version of pages that look much closer to profiles thanks to the addition of Timeline.  As reported, this release coincides with the Facebook Marketing Conference (fMC) occurring today in New York.  The new look Pages have much bolder and visually appealing look: Some of the highlights of the new pages give admins the ability to add … Read more

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Facebook Opens Timeline To All Biz Pages, Mandatory After 30 Days Of Curation

Facebook Pages around the world can now upgrade to Timeline, allowing businesses to express themselves more visually through a redesign consistent with what was pushed to user profiles this fall. Major new features include the option to pin posts to the top of the feed for one week, and receive and respond to private messages from users. … Read more

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YouTube Gets More Local With New Google Update

As previously reported, Google announced its list of February algorithm/search quality changes. The list had forty changes. One of them was “more locally relevant predictions in YouTube’. The related part of the list says: More locally relevant predictions in YouTube. [project codename “Suggest”] We’ve improved the ranking for predictions in YouTube to provide more locally relevant … Read more

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Facebook Groups Get A New Design — With Cover Image

The din of excitement about Facebook Timeline for Pages might be drowning out any news about a new look for Facebook Groups! InsideFacebook.com first announced this change on February 2nd, showing this group with the new design. But, we didn’t see or hear much more about it. Until now! It seems Facebook has been testing this feature for the past couple of weeks. And … Read more

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Last chance to clear out Google Web History before the great data convergence

The end is nigh! For about 59 different Google ToS documents at least. After today, the new consolidated privacy policy will go into effect on March 1st, which will also consolidate much of your data across Google’s properties. That means this is a your last chance to clear out El Goog’s “you archives” before the great convergence of 2012. If you’re … Read more

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The Social Media Sharing Habits Of Men And Women

Who do you think shares more about themselves on their favourite social media sites: men or women? uSamp surveyed 600 men and women about how they share personal information socially online, including education, income, occupation, race, religion, political affiliations and shopping preferences, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, discovered a clear gender gap between the sexes. While women … Read more

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Facebook Timeline For Brands Coming Late February [REPORT]

Brands that want to utilize Facebook’s spiffy new Timeline feature won’t have to wait too much longer.  According to apprised executives quoted in AdAge, Facebook plans to begin rolling out Timeline for Brands at the end of February. Apparently, Facebook plans to announce Timeline for Brands at their first-ever fMC event held specifically for marketers.  fMC will take … Read more

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3 Signs Your Facebook Marketing Needs To Get Serious

Here are three common mindsets among people who aren’t heading down the right path in social media. 1. My Son Or Daughter Does That For Me If your son or daughter is a college graduate with a broad-based education that includes a degree in mass communications, I’d say you may be on the right track. However, … Read more

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Pinterest Fast Approaching the 10 Million+ Mark

It’s beautiful, it’s addictive, and now Pinterest is having its glorious hockey stick moment. TechCrunch has attained exclusive data from comScore showing Pinterest just hit 11.7 million unique monthly U.S. visitors, crossing the 10 million mark faster than any other standalone site in history. In fact, users are spending so much time sharing their favorite images that … Read more

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