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Facebook To Launch In-Browser Video Chat Next Week In Partnership With Skype

Earlier this week while visiting Seattle, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tipped off Seattle press that the company would be launching an “awesome” new product next week that has been built by Facebook’s Seattle team. The press invitations to that event went out today, saying nothing more than “Please join us for an event at Facebook” on July … Read more

Your Google Plus FAQ

July 1st, 2011
Your Google Plus FAQ

By now, you’ve had a chance to try out Google Plus or read countless posts about it from the lucky thousands or millions or however many have access. If you’re like me, you’ve jumped from one column saying how it’s Google’s best homegrown social service ever (compared to Orkut, Buzz, Wave, Knol and Lively) to … Read more

Facebook Users Make Dad Their Main Profile Photos

As Father’s Day nears, increasing numbers of Facebook users are uploading photos of their dads and making them the main profile image. We don’t know exactly how photos of fathers became the most viral meme for main profile images. When a similar phenomenon happened during the week of Mother’s Day, on the Friday before the holiday, … Read more

Facebook Users Make Dad Their Main Profile Photos

As Father’s Day nears, increasing numbers of Facebook users are uploading photos of their dads and making them the main profile image. We don’t know exactly how photos of fathers became the most viral meme for main profile images. When a similar phenomenon happened during the week of Mother’s Day, on the Friday before the holiday, … Read more

How Holidays Can Increase Facebook Fan Engagement

One of the most important things a Facebook marketer should do when they are engaging fans is remaining relevant. A Facebook page can remain relevant to current and prospective fans by either staying consistent with their own branding, meeting fans’ current needs and offering feedback or by partaking in current holidays or events that directly affect … Read more

Facebook Facial Recognition by Default

The super-duper high-tech James-Bondesque Facebook facial recognition feature has been met with a lot of controversy recently. What was a good intentioned update could infringe on your privacy. The technology allows for similar photos to be grouped together and immediately suggests which of your friends are in the photos, making the tagging process nearly automatic. … Read more

Facebook Tests User Page Recommendations

Facebook has begun testing a new feature that enables users to recommend pages to their friends as they’re browsing around the site. While page administrators could always suggest their own content to friends, Facebook never asked users to promote other pages before.  So we wonder what determines whether or not this box is displayed to … Read more

Facebook Testing New Photo Viewer

You can say this for the Facebook developers, they certainly don’t rest on their laurels. Whatever design Facebook is currently using, rest assured they are working on an upgrade, threatening to remove the comfort the current design provides. And if you don’t think there isn’t any outcry when Facebook introduces changes, you haven’t been paying attention. … Read more

Verify My Account Spam Runs Rampant On Facebook

In the past few hours a new application has begun spreading on Facebook which has found an exploit in the existing sharing system. Whatever you do, don’t click the link described below. The system is pretty straight forward. It suggests that you click “VERIFY MY ACCOUNT” within a link which ultimately results in the user … Read more

Google Celebrates Martha Graham With Amazing Dancing Logo

If your search page looks a bit more dramatic than usual today, it’s because Google is celebrating what would have been American dancer and choreographer Martha Graham’s 117th birthday. The Doodle joins a growing canon of elaborate logos, this one including a dancer who executes six Graham-inspired dance routines to spell out “Google.” Graham died in 1991 … Read more