Want more website visitors? Wondering how Messenger bots can help? To explore how to bots can drive organic traffic to your website, I interview Natasha Takahashi. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is designed to help busy marketers, business owners, and creators discover what works with social media marketing. In this episode, [...]
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The European Parliament has called for a full audit of Facebook following a string of data breach scandals — including the Cambridge Analytica affair.
MEPs are urging the company to allow European Union bodies to carry out a full audit to assess data protection and security of users’ personal data, following the scandal in which the data of 87 million Facebook users was improperly obtained and misused.
In the resolution, adopted today, they have also recommended Facebook make additional changes to combat election interference — asserting the company has not just breached the trust of European users “but indeed EU law”.
We’ve reached out to the company for comment on the parliament’s resolution.
Earlier this month the EU parliament’s civil li [...]
Google Maps has been steadily rolling out new features to make its app more than just a way to find places and navigate to them. In recent months, it’s added things like group trip planning, music controls, commuter tools, ETA sharing, personalized recommendations, and more. Now, it’s introducing a new way for users to follow their favorite businesses, as well – like restaurants, bars, or stores, for example – in order to stay on top of their news and updates.
If that sounds a lot like Google Maps’ own version of Facebook Pages, you’re right.
Explains the company, once you tap the new “follow” to track a business, you’ll then be able to see news from those places like their upcoming events, their offers, and other updates right in th [...]
Are you struggling to build professional relationships on social media? Want to develop a network that generates business but don’t want to make content? In this article, you’ll discover how to use social media to increase your exposure with prospects and peers without publishing any content. #1: Unify Personal and Business Channels With Consistent Branding [...]
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Facebook will let friends learn about you by streaming clips of your favorite songs from your profile in a throwback to Myspace Music. You’ll be able to choose tracks to add to a revamped Music section of your profile that now actually plays songs instead of just showing what artists you Like, and you can pin your favorites right to the top of your profile. The feature will launch in select countries later this year.
While friends won’t be able to listen to the whole song to see how you express yourself, they’ll get to watch an accompanying video that collages artist photos and album art, like an algorithmic music video. Facebook could eventually strike streaming partnership with companies like Spotify or Apple Music to allow full-song streaming.
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“Yeah! Well of course we’re working on it,” Facebook’s head of augmented reality Ficus Kirkpatrick told me when I asked him at TechCrunch’s AR/VR event in LA if Facebook was building AR glasses. “We are building hardware products. We’re going forward on this . . . We want to see those glasses come into reality, and I think we want to play our part in helping to bring them there.”
This is the clearest confirmation we’ve received yet from Facebook about its plans for AR glasses. The product could be Facebook’s opportunity to own a mainstream computing device on which its software could run after a decade of being beholden to smartphones built, controlled and taxed by Apple and Google.
Fresh off the heels of its first hardware lau [...]
Do you want to improve your Facebook ads? Wondering how the Facebook split test audience variable feature can help? In this article, you’ll discover how to split test audiences and reveal which ones deliver the best results for your Facebook ad campaigns. What Is the Facebook Split Testing Feature? The Facebook split testing feature lets [...]
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