Facebook Changes News Feed Algorithm to Fight ‘Spammy’ Posts

Facebook is changing up the algorithm used to curate the News Feed in order to prevent posts that are considered “spammy” or “like-baiting” according to their blog post today. The change is being made to reduce stories and posts that users have indicated they do not want to see in their News Feed. The Facebook changes target 3 specific types of posts: Like-baiting, frequently circulated content and spammy...

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New Facebook Page Layout & Tab Changes

Earlier this month Facebook started rolling out a streamlined look for pages in order to be more consistent with the personal profile design. Something to keep in mind is that the redesign of personal profiles happened over a year ago so the layout change to business pages is really something we’re already used to. It was just a matter of time before the same design was applied to business pages. Most of the changes...

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Women Dominate Social Media – Except One (Infographic)

Women have been the key when it comes to the power of influence regardless of the decisions being made. This is no different in the world of social media where women dominate on all social media sites with the exception of one - LinkedIn. The folks over at FinancesOnline.com have put together an impressive amount of information all laid out in an infographic that clearly demonstrates how women make use of social media. The...

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Facebook Cover Image Guidelines

Cover photos used for both personal and business pages on Facebook are a fun way to express creativity, personal interests and promote business. Facebook has several guidelines that must be adhered or you run the risk of having your page suspended or shut down completed. Below is a list of information that you CANNOT include in a cover image. Price or purchase information, such as "40% off," "Download it at our...

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Time Management and Social Media

“Social media takes up too much of my time. I have too many other things to do.” This is the comment heard most often when asked why someone is not using social media to enhance their business. My response is that it is all about time management and using that time effectively. The old adage of working smarter, not harder applies to many things in life, including the use of social media for business. With a plan in...

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Timeline For Business Pages Is Almost Here

Well, technically Facebook’s Timeline business pages are already here but you still have the option of using the current layout until March 30, 2012. At that time all pages will automatically moved to the Timeline layout, whether you like it or not. A question I get a lot is “what happens to my landing page?”. The landing pages you spent good money on or spent hours creating will still be there and so will any...

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