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Facebook Is Radically Changing Its Most Annoying Feature

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 08.07.2013 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO, June 6 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is eliminating various types of advertisements on i...

Can Facebook Ads Affect Your Child?

Russ Warner | Posted 07.24.2013 | Parents
Russ Warner

Most ads on Facebook are seen but not clicked, yet they can impact users, especially kids who shouldn't really see some of the ads.

Catherine New

Small Business Owners Raise Stink Over Facebook Practice

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 05.21.2013 | Small Business

Jennifer Messina runs her small soap business Seascape Skincare from her home in Toms River, N.J. She uses Etsy to sell her soaps and Facebook to help...

Zuck: Folks On Facebook Are Happy With All The Ads We're Showing Them

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.02.2013 | Technology

A few things seem to hold true about Facebook users as a whole: They'll gripe about being friended by their bosses, they'll be annoyed by baby photos ...

Gokul Rajaram, Facebook Ad Executive, Wants You To Know You Can Hide Ads

Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.01.2013 | Technology
Timothy Stenovec

Up on the stage the man from Facebook seemed to be delivering some much appreciated news: One could, in fact, hide the advertisements that are increas...

If You Could Pay Facebook To Remove Ads, Would You?

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.19.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

According to a patent filing that went public just weeks ago, listing co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg himself as one of the inventors, Facebook is considering something called "Paid Profile Personalization."

Facebook Ads Fail To Impress

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Shares of Facebook Inc were set to open 7 percent lower on Thursday as a surge in fourth-quarter mobile advertising revenue failed to live...

Why Advertisers Aren't Asking for Transparency and How Facebook May Change That

Rob Leathern | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology
Rob Leathern

It's still early days for FBX, but transparency is not the mere fact of telling an advertiser what you are charging them in an online report before you send them an invoice or charge their credit card. That's the naïve, ad network version.

Social Media Marketing Lessons From the Controversial and Failed Facebook IPO

Jayson DeMers | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

Facebook's failed IPO started a storm of arguments against social media marketing and ROI capabilities. Social media does work -- just not the way traditional media does.

Facebook's Latest Plea To Advertisers

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc, stung by doubts that advertising on the social network delivers enough bang...

Don't Even Think About Making This Facebook Mistake

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 10.02.2012 | Small Business

Wednesday is the worst day of the week to advertise on Facebook, while Saturday and Sunday are the best, according to a new report analyzing user acti...

Insight From Massive Social Experiment Could Sway Voting, Spending and Other Behavior

Kare Anderson | Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology
Kare Anderson

A recent study shows that about one-third of a million more Americans voted in 2010 because of one Facebook message on Election Day.

Permission Marketing: Facebook's Cash Cow and a Marketer's Dream

Andrew Cherwenka | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business
Andrew Cherwenka

We're on Facebook to connect with friends, not brands, and advertising is an uninvited interruption. Enter permission marketing, the vehicle to build profitable consumer-brand connections and get the FB stock back in black. Here's how it works.

Facebook To Roll Out Email- And Phone Number-Based Ad Targeting

TechCrunch | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

Facebook will be launching new features next week that allow advertisers to target their ads to customers based on contact information that the advert...

Why Facebook's Last Hope Is A Vinyl Records Salesman

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 08.02.2012 | Small Business

Here’s a feel-good Facebook story amid allegations that pockets of the world’s largest social network are infested with robots and fake users from...

Facebook Ads Might Just Be Working

TechCrunch | Posted 07.18.2012 | Technology

The latest quarterly report from ad agency TBG Digital, out today, indicates that cost per thousand impressions (CPMs) on ads on the social network ro...

A First For Facebook's Ad Business

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 08.22.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has begun showing ads on Zynga Inc's website, the first time the company has...

Study By Facebook Consultant Says Ads Are Actually Effective

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Technology

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO, June 11 (Reuters) - Marketing on Facebook influences consumer behavior and leads to increased purcha...

Bad News For Facebook

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 08.05.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four out of five Facebook Inc users have never bought a product or service as a result of...

Capitalizing on Facebook (Not on the NASDAQ)

Allison Graham | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business
Allison Graham

How can Facebook be used to increase your company's profile and drive revenue? While there is no universal cookie-cutter answer for Facebook success, figuring out your company's sweet spot is critical.

Here Are Some Things Facebook Won't Be Telling You Today

SmartMoney | JAMI MAKAN | Posted 05.18.2012 | Money

This article was originally published by SmartMoney.com 1. "We were in the right place at the right time." In the hit movie The Social Network, ...

Here's Why GM Backed Out Of Its Deal With Facebook

Reuters | Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

By Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall DETROIT/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook may only have itself to blame for why General Motors rained on ...

Questions Loom About Facebook's Ad Potential Ahead Of IPO

Reuters | Nicola Leske and Kate Holton | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

By Nicola Leske and Kate Holton NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - General Motors Inc's decision to stop advertising on Facebook may be a wake...

Is Anyone Clicking On Facebook's Ads?

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 07.15.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's reach is wide but not deep. Few users surveyed in an Associated Press-CNBC poll say they click on the site's ads or buy t...

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 07.14.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

It seems like most everyone agrees that the days of flashy, intrusive banner ads are over. So what does that mean for the future of Internet marketing?