Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work?
JANUARY 16, 2013
Somehow, the chatter gravitated to Facebook. But I continued, “If Facebook is a time waster, what about lunch breaks or your fitness room?”
After Facebook fails
MAY 23, 2012
Making the rounds is The Facebook Fallacy , a killer essay by Michael Wolff in MIT Technology Review. When I first wrote that, I said 2012.
Is Facebook a Narcissistic Walled Garden?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
left Facebook. ” No, I simply stopped using Facebook and I didn’t make a big deal about it. Ok, that’s for another day.
The Facebook Research
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JUNE 30, 2014
The Facebook experiments are actually very clever. Facebook has been tinkering with this content stream since day one. Facebook is an advertising company, and therefore the product it sells is the induction of beliefs in the users. But Facebook is not doing it in secret; it''s all over ther news. Intuiitively, it should.
LinkedIn is not Facebook so Please Think Twice About Your Updates
FEBRUARY 7, 2014
To those that are beginning to utilize LinkedIn like Facebook, my apologies in advance, but I’ve been removing you from my network list.
Facebook Launches Donate Now Button for Nonprofits: Field of Dreams?
AUGUST 25, 2015
When Facebook rolled out the donate button feature in 2013 for a small group of partners, the results were mixed. Fundraising
Facebook's IPO: The social business implications
MAY 13, 2012
With Facebook preparing for its IPO this week, some major changes are coming for the company. This same changes create competitive opportunities and all new challenges for the company. Here’s how going public will affect the social media industry
Facebook vs your IT department
OCTOBER 6, 2012
Walter Adamson posted a really interesting article about the scale of Facebook and the way it is able to support terrifyingly large amounts of information, constant high levels of activity, and global reach to 1,000,000,000 people with almost 100% uptime on comparatively modest resources.
Can Facebook-informed algorithms know you better than your mother?
JANUARY 13, 2015
The post Can Facebook-informed algorithms know you better than your mother? Click on the image below to view the segment.
Facebook Brand Pages: How To Be Ready
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
Are you ready for possible new changes to Facebook Brand pages? Source: Mari Smith. Here they are: 1. link]. Tips Tools and Tactics
Facebook as a Learning Platform
OCTOBER 15, 2007
Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks. What is Facebook? Classmates nearby nod in agreement. More on this below.
Discussion: Social networks, Google+, Facebook, fragmentation, and interoperability
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
The video below shows an interview of me on ABC TV that was made over a month ago, though it aired just last week.
40% of the search traffic to danpontefract.com is because of the term ‘facebook’
AUGUST 28, 2013
First of all, I suppose I should thank Mark Zuckerberg for coming up with the term ‘ facebook ‘ Wow. Unfriended You On Facebook.
The fabulous case study of Queensland Police on Facebook
JULY 18, 2011
We have just heard about how Queensland Police used Facebook and Twitter for disaster communication during the extensive flooding in January. In the first 6 months of establishing their Facebook page they gained 8,000 likes, just by sharing interesting information online. Statistics for Queensland Police Facebook page. advocate.
Violate copyright? No Facebook for you!
OCTOBER 14, 2012
According to TorrentFreak , a leaked AT&T training doc indicates that starting on Nov. ” No, there’s nothing even remotely Soviet about continuous surveillance that judges you via a bureaucracy without appeal, and punishes you by blocking access to information until you come back from re-education camp.
Two Opportunities for Nonprofits to Power their #GivingTuesday Campaigns — Facebook Ad Credits & #MyGivingStory
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
With support from Facebook, ActionSprout is helping nonprofits try out and use Facebook ads for free this holiday giving season.
Where news website traffic comes from: Google vs Facebook
MAY 9, 2011
Among the interesting insights was data on how news website traffic comes from Google and Facebook, shown below.
How Facebook Changes Are Impacting Engagement on Brand Pages and What Nonprofits Should Do About It
JANUARY 11, 2012
Commenting on the posts in other aligned partner’s Facebook pages. Building Your Subscribers for Your Facebook Individual Profile.
Six Things Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook Ads
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
Note From Beth: Here’s some quick tips on using Facebook Ads. Ads appear on the right hand side of the Facebook newsfeed. 002 CPI.
How A Small Nonprofit Effectively Used Facebook Ads
MARCH 2, 2012
haven’t seen a campaign this swift on Facebook before & thought it might be a good model for some nonprofits to follow.”
#FacebookAdGrants: What Nonprofits Need More Than a Facebook Donate Button
DECEMBER 18, 2013
Over the years, I’ve attended events where a representatives from Facebook shared with nonprofits how to use the platform more effectively.
MAY 7, 2010
One of the best descriptions of facebook that I’ve seen (on a blog comment somewhere) was: CIA+McDonald’s=Facebook. This formula addresses the secret and intrusive aspect of Facebook…and draws attention to broad appeal and exceptional ease of use/access.
Scenarios for the downfall of Facebook and a new landscape for social networks
JULY 24, 2012
In question time after my keynote I was asked whether Facebook will still be the dominant social network in 5 years. However given the current market landscape and trends over the last couple of years, the most likely outcome is that Facebook will still dominate. There is a viable alternative. How do you see this playing out?
What Does Facebook’s New Timeline Apps Mean for Nonprofits?
JANUARY 25, 2012
” You can read more about how it works from the Facebook developer notes. with their Facebook friends. Fundraising Networks
Facebook provides more this-like-that instead of this-oh-that! (Or relevancy, interestingingness, and serendipity)
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
Facebook has opted for relevancy. So, I understand how this new move makes for happier users and thus makes Facebook richer and safer.
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change
OCTOBER 16, 2012
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. Funny?
The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
To save you reading it all, here is a highly selective summary of just a few of the interesting risk factors Facebook points to in its IPO filing : If we fail to retain existing users or add new users, or if our users decrease their level of engagement with Facebook, our revenue, financial results, and business may be significantly harmed.
Facebook Bullying: An Open Letter to Zuckerberg, Schrage & Goler
MAY 29, 2010
But, alas, I’ve recently developed petulance for one of the world’s finest creations … Facebook. Bullying and Facebook. norms in a 2.0
Forget Coffee Spoons: I Can Now Measure Out My Life With Facebook Status Updates
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
The average Facebook user has 150 friends, any of whom could be your next top supporter! Changed Environment: Facebook Becomes The Internet.
How To Use Facebook Metrics To Give Your Audience the Content They Want Most
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
Here’s some tips on providing powerful content for your Facebook channel that you can improve with measurement. 1. Virility.
An Interview With Facebook’s Libby Leffler: Facebook and Nonprofits
JULY 17, 2012
What are some of the big objectives of Facebook as you work with causes and nonprofits? How long have you worked at Facebook?
Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
” The Red Cross uses a ladder of engagement to move people beyond the likes on Facebook from awareness all the way to volunteering.
Le futur de Facebook et le rôle de la France
MARCH 14, 2012
Voici ma première vidéo en francais, qui est à propos du futur de Facebook. Facebook va changer ses stratégies.
Facebook as a blogging platform
JANUARY 24, 2014
As people have moved into places like Facebook and Twitter the energy has moved away from blogging to some extent. Less comments and less people using RSS to track conversations. I, like many bloggers, used to post links to my blog posts on Facebook or Google+. Blogging is still one of the most useful and fun things you can do.
It’s Facebook Week on Share&Learn
AUGUST 15, 2011
It’s Facebook Week on Share&Learn 15-19 August. Mon 15 Aug – Using Facebook for personal learning/professional development.
Message It: How to Make the Most of Your New Facebook Page
MARCH 8, 2012
Ash Shepherd wrote a guest post earlier this week that offered fabulous templates and steps for developing the graphic images for your Facebook Page.
Facebook, filtering, polarization, and a flawed study?
MAY 7, 2015
Facebook researchers have published an article in Science, certainly one of the most prestigious peer-reviewed journals. It concludes (roughly) that Facebook’s filtering out of news from sources whose politics you disagree with does not cause as much polarization as some have thought. Zeynep Tucekci. Eszter Hargittai.
A Dog Named Red Helps Best Friends Animal Society Get Results on Facebook
MAY 14, 2013
For several years now, nonprofits have been investing time, energy and money building Facebook pages and working to engage supporters on Facebook.
Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills
DECEMBER 21, 2011
[link]. Sense-making is an essential workplace skill along with several others. ”- Hal Varian, Google. What does that actually mean? ” 6.
Does Facebook have Aspbergers?
DECEMBER 9, 2009
Facebook has settled a class action lawsuit and officially ended its “Beacon program that posted into your feed news of what you’ve bought at other sites. It was odd when Facebook introduced Beacon. It might be that Facebook is a crassly commercial enterprise that cynically clothes itself in aspirational humanism.