Category Archives: Facebook

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Fun Friday: A Look Back at Facebook


Facebook has gotten several facelifts over the last few years. It’s been so long I almost forgot how it use to look in the beginning. But here’s a little blast from the past. This is before the “like” button, before the full-blown news feed and before status updates got really popular. Very much like MySpace, right?  

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Facebook Gave You an @Facebook.com Email Address to Replace Your Old One


The other day I was actually searching some of my friends’ email address on Facebook so that I can send them a proper invite to an event I’m having this weekend. What I discovered was that some of my friends had a “Facebook.com” email address and not another personal one, which is what I wanted. I didn’t think anything about it at first because I figured that they probably set it up like that. However, today I came across this [...]

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When is the Best Time to Post on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr?


Early this month, Bit.ly, the shortening URL service, reported what were the best times of the day and week to post on the three social networks – Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr based on their metrics. Here’s what they found:   On Twitter: Posting in the afternoon earlier in the weeks is best from 1-3pm EST Monday through Thursday Peek traffic times are 9am-3pm EST Monday through Thursday Posting after 8pm should be avoided Don’t bother after 3pm Friday or on [...]

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Why Did Facebook Buys Instagram for $1 Billion?


In this week’s social media news, Facebook decided that the Instagram app was worth $1 billion making this the social network’s largest acquisition ever. So why did Facebook buy Instagram? Facebook is best known to be the largest photo sharing site and this feature made Facebook very successful even against other rivals like Flickr and Photobucket. However, Instagram in a free app that lets people share photos AND manipulate them with about 17 filters. In a little more than a year, Instagram attracted [...]

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5 Helpful Resources for Facebook Timeline


March 30th, 2012 is here and so is the new Facebook timeline for business pages. There is so much to learn so in case you weren’t able to attend any webinars or seminars about the new timeline, don’t fret. Below is a list of 5 very helpful resources from industry experts to help you understand the new features of Facebook’s Timeline.

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