Facebook never gives up! Even after the government of India tried to ban Facebook’s Free Basics program, the most popular social media platform didn’t change its mind. They simply changed their strategy. The purpose of Facebook’s Free Basics program in India was to offer customers unlimited access to internet services. The Indian government felt this
Every day, people share millions of pictures on all sorts of different social media platforms. Sharing visual content is a great way for people to communicate online, but unfortunately present a challenge for the visually impaired. According to the World Health Organization, 285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired. 246 million who have
After Facebook announced in September that its users would soon be able to “express a wider range of emotions”, the social media platform is now delivering on that promise by adding 5 new ‘Reactions buttons’. The new Reactions buttons give you the opportunity to “love”, “haha”, “wow”, “sad” or “angry”. The original ‘like’ button is
While normally Facebook reminds us of our friends and family’s birthdays, today we are reminding you of Facebook’s. Today on February 4th, Facebook is celebrating its 12th birthday. The social media platform created by Mark Zuckerburg was created for Harvard students in 2004. 12 years later Facebook has become on of the biggest social media
2015 was the year of video marketing. According to SocialBakers, there were more videos uploaded to Facebook than there were uploaded to YouTube. Facebook users also saw more engagement on the videos uploaded directly on Facebook. One of the advantages of Facebook Videos is that your videos will play automatically in users’ News Feeds. Moreover,
With over 1.49 billion monthly active users on Facebook and 316 million monthly active users on Twitter, it is the time for businesses to be on social media. The plethora of social media platforms and tools can be extremely beneficial for your online marketing. In our blog we often include social media tips and trends,
When opening you first business page on Facebook it seems like an easy task to create a fan base via some Word of Mouth Marketing and paid advertising. Since everyone is on Facebook, you would think that people would jump on and like your page and keep themselves in the loop through posts you share.
Facebook is experimenting with a technology that is able recognize people in photos even if it can’t see their faces. The new technology developed by the Facebook AI Research team was able to recognize people’s identities with 83.05% accuracy.
Facebook helps by urging its users to support the victims of the April 25th 2015 earthquake in Nepal. Facebook has promised to match every dollar donated up to $2 million. As of today when you log in on Facebook you’ll see a message appear on the top of your news feed with an option to donate to the humanitarian charity International Medical Corps.
Gone are the days when Facebook, the largest social media platform in the world, showed you every post from every friend and page you followed. On Tuesday April 21, 2015, Facebook announced its plans to unveil three new updates to its News Feeds algorithms.