Friday will be the day that Facebook becomes a publicly traded company. I was surprised to learn that 83% of people say that they hardly or never click on ads. Click here to watch a good video overview from MSNBC and reactions from the average Facebook user.
So far this hasn’t crossed the Pond yet, but some bouncers in England have been demanding people hand over their smartphones so they can check Facebook accounts.
It’s claimed that it is to make sure the person is who they say they are and isn’t using fake identification. Read the complete story.
Facebook has a great way to increase sales and it doesn’t cost you a cent. You can easily create offers on your Facebook page, Facebook handles the rest. Example you can post a 50% discount on a product, add restrictions and even limit the number of people that claim the discount. Facebook handles the rest. Click here to watch a video and learn more.
We have all heard of horror stories about personal Facebook postings. But this is serious.
Facebook “likes” can possibly get you fired, and if you take your employer to court over the punishment you may have an uphill legal battle.
That’s what several plaintiffs found when they took the matter to the U.S. District Court for Eastern Virginia. Click here for full story.
I was so excited to experiment with the new large timeline photo. Here’s something we did for one of our pro bono clients, Hope Water Foundation.
Now we learn that Facebook will be changing the size of the profile picture. Hmm, seems like they are following Google+ profiles which recently enlarged their photo.
Previously, a photo measured 130 x 125 pixels, overlaying a user’s Timeline Cover image. However, on April 26 Facebook’s profile images will be enlarged to 166 x 160 pixels. Guess we will need to resize the photo to work as a larger image.
Before we get to all that, keep this in mind:
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