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This Is Why You're Seeing More Ads On Instagram

AP | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.05.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- If you're starting to notice more ads on Instagram, it's all part of Facebook's plan. Facebook, the world's largest social netw...

How to Stop Facebook from Tracking All Your Web Activity

Nate Hanson | Posted 09.22.2015 | Media
Nate Hanson

The iOS 9 version allows users to install 3rd-party ad-blocking apps that control what content is allowed to display and run inside Safari. This includes blocking social widgets such as Facebook's "Like" and "Share" buttons.

Man Could Get Locked Up IRL For Sending Spam Messages On Facebook

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.25.2015 | Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Federal officials say a Nevada man has pleaded guilty to sending more than 27 million spam messages to Facebook users. U.S. ...

Farewell, Facebook: Why It's Time to Beef up Your Brand's Twitter Strategy

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.19.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Despite the fact that Facebook dominates its social media platform competition and maintains its fair share of popularity with small businesses, it's got a lot of problems.

Facebook Marketing: Six Steps to Success

John Bowen | Posted 05.12.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

I'd guess that nearly all of us use Facebook to share pictures, interesting articles and other personal items of interest. But are you also using it to generate a steady stream of ideal clients to your business? If so, are you making the right moves to maximize the enormous benefits that Facebook can bring to your company?

he Maze of Facebook

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 05.06.2015 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

She wasn't much for fashion, even when she was alive. However, that truth did not stop me from pausing at the sight of her name, after which I clicked on the site and ordered two pairs of shoes.

What Causes Do Americans Really Care About?

Simone Collins | Posted 05.09.2015 | Impact
Simone Collins

We live in an age in which our personal interests and activities can be tracked at scale. This enables us to understand our cultural values with a level of accuracy that would before seem unfathomable.

5 Things Any Business Must Know Before Advertising On Facebook

Tim Burd | Posted 12.11.2015 | Small Business
Tim Burd

If you want to save yourself some time, money and frustration, here are the five things anybody must know before advertising on Facebook

Even Facebook Thinks You Should Block Your Ex After A Breakup

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.11.2014 | Divorce

The last thing you want to see on Facebook after a split are constant updates from your ex. (Oh, look, he "likes" "Deadliest Catch" now. Who cares.) ...

Lessons Learned From a $15,000 Facebook Ad Campaign

Giuseppe Crosti | Posted 01.04.2015 | Technology
Giuseppe Crosti

We recently wrapped up a month-long Facebook Ad campaign with a client who had a simple goal: to significantly grow their Facebook likes in 30 days. The campaign allowed us to learn a few key lessons about optimizing Facebook ads that we think are worth sharing.

Alternatives to Facebook for Small Business Marketing

Reid Wegley | Posted 12.24.2014 | Small Business
Reid Wegley

How would I promote myself online as a service professional, minus Facebook? Here's a list of the tools that I think are most effective for those who are interested in maintaining their brand image, engaging potential customers and generating leads.

Facebook Rejects Photo Of Hospitalized Baby, Calls It 'Too Graphic'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.26.2014 | Parents

A week after Hudson Bond was born this summer, doctors diagnosed him with cardiomyopathy of an unknown origin and informed his parents that the infant...

Digital Marketing Mailbag - Your Questions Answered

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 08.27.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Welcome to the Digital Marketing Mailbag! Thank you to everyone that asked a question and some will be used in future columns as well. Feel free to submit questions for future mailings! Otherwise I will have to pull them from my fake inbox.

What Digital Marketing Tool to Use and When

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 08.26.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

You don't unscrew a nail with a chainsaw (at least when you're sober). Below is what small businesses must understand about the key digital tools available.

How To Stop Facebook From Getting More Of Your Info, In 2 Steps

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 06.12.2014 | Technology

Facebook just announced yet another way it is encroaching on your privacy. Starting soon, the company said on Thursday, it will use information gather...

Facebook Is Now Tracking You Even More Closely

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 06.12.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is expanding the internal user profiles that underpin its targeted advertising system, for the first t...

Facebook Under Fire For Running Ads Promoting Syrian Dictator

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 06.04.2014 | Technology

Facebook has terminated an ad campaign sponsored by a group that advocates for the re-election of Syrian Dictator Bashar Al-Assad. Now, an activist gr...

Those Ads You Hate Are Making Facebook A Lot Of Money

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Mobile advertising accounted for more than half of Facebook's total ad revenue in the final quarter of last year, a sign that the so...

Facebook Set To (Finally) Kill Controversial Feature

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.25.2014 | Technology

It took heaps of bad press and a court settlement, but Facebook is finally ready to shut down one of its most controversial features. In a blog pos...

This Is What Nonprofits Need More Than a Facebook 'Donate' Button

John Haydon | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
John Haydon

The nonprofit tech community seems to range from skeptical to intrigued by the "Donate Now" addition to Facebook, but there is something that nonprofits need even more than a "donate" button on their Facebook page.

One Step Closer To Autoplay Ads On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.12.2013 | Technology

Your eyes aren't playing tricks on you: Your Facebook feed is about to get a lot more animated. The social network has finally begun rolling out vi...

Bianca Bosker

Facebook Wants To Know: Do You Like Me? Do You Really Like Me? | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.04.2013 | Technology

Matthew Gomez used to check Facebook at least once an hour. Now, a year later, he’s down to once a day. He's been turned off by a News Feed jammed w...

Facebook Sorry For Ad Showing Photo Of Dead Girl

AP | Posted 09.18.2013 | Technology

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia -- Facebook has apologized after a dating ad featuring the photo of a Canada teen who died after months of bullying was posted on...

Your Facebook Feed Might Get A Lot More Irritating

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 11.13.2013 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is testing videos that play automatically on mobile versions of its service,...

Social Media Grows Up

Kim Garst | Posted 11.11.2013 | Small Business
Kim Garst

Would you rather have one good friend or 10 acquaintances? It is an easy answer right? When you were younger, your grade school years, it was very important to be popular.