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.
Fake ad sources on Facebook
NOVEMBER 12, 2016
They’re from [link] , and bait for a topic switch:to pitching a diet supplement called Alpha Fuel. But they’re fake. See here.
Is Facebook a Narcissistic Walled Garden?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
I left Facebook. ” No, I simply stopped using Facebook and I didn’t make a big deal about it. Oh, and I lied. ” (2013).
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.
Should companies drive their traffic to Facebook?
JUNE 5, 2012
Social networks like Facebook seemingly have a vast, ready-made audience for businesses to do just about whatever they need. Or are they just honey traps that make it easy for businesses to set up shop and lose control over their relationships and data? I explore the issues and strategies for making the most of external social networks
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.
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
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.
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.
Facebook Brand Pages: How To Be Ready
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
Are you ready for possible new changes to Facebook Brand pages? Source: Mari Smith. And also, it is still a rumor at this stage. link].
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. of their traffic from Google.
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.
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. I Unfriended You On Facebook.
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. I, like many bloggers, used to post links to my blog posts on Facebook or Google+. So I started posting the entire content of my blog posts on Facebook and Google+. I still blog at The Obvious?
Two Opportunities for Nonprofits to Power their #GivingTuesday Campaigns — Facebook Ad Credits & #MyGivingStory
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
For years, I’ve been a vocal critic of Facebook’s policy not to provide advertising grants to nonprofits. Fundraising
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.
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 as a Learning Platform
OCTOBER 15, 2007
Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks. Why is Facebook so hot right now? What is Facebook?
How A Small Nonprofit Effectively Used Facebook Ads
MARCH 2, 2012
Facebook ads are similar to Google ad words in that there is a bidding system. Has your nonprofit experimented with testing Facebook ads?
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. CTR, $.08
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.
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. It is less than 6 years now since Facebook became open to the public. *
#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.
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.
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?
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.
How To Use Facebook Metrics To Give Your Audience the Content They Want Most
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
Facebook analytics programs like Insights , Edgerank Checker , and Simply Measured free reports give you tons of data points. Virility.
Forget Coffee Spoons: I Can Now Measure Out My Life With Facebook Status Updates
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
It is a major re-imaginging of user profiles that allows users to build a digital life book of everything they’ve done on Facebook. Do I dare.
Insights and perspectives on Facebook’s IPO
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
Last week I did an interview on radio 2SER on Facebook’s IPO and its future. Revenue is currently around 85% advertising, including a significant part internal promotion of Facebook pages, and also Facebook Credits. Facebook aspires to be at the center of our lives, including for shopping and financial services
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 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.
Radical Honesty in Facebook?
FEBRUARY 2, 2014
I often think of that book in the context of Facebook. This can make Facebook a source of comparison and jealousy. Is being more honest on Facebook a case of washing our dirty laundry in public or an opportunity for psychological maturity - or something in between? Many years ago I read Radical Honesty by Brad Blanton. None.
Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills
DECEMBER 21, 2011
[link]. Sense-making is an essential workplace skill along with several others. Found it via Curata’s collection ). How do you do it?
Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
So are people like me who do coaching and training on how to use Facebook effectively. It makes no sense to freak out.
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.
An Interview With Facebook’s Libby Leffler: Facebook and Nonprofits
JULY 17, 2012
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity have lunch with Libby Leffler who works on strategic partnerships at Facebook with nonprofits.
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
How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer
MARCH 5, 2012
How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer by Guest Post Ash Shepherd. Debra Askanase.