Facebook Live Debuts, but Only for Celebrities

Posted in Facebook, Social Media Marketing on August 6th, 2015 by
Facebook Live

With so much attention on video streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope, it was only a matter of time before Facebook jumped on board. This week, the company announced Facebook Live, a feature in its Mentions app that allows celebrities to broadcast live videos to their followers. Of course, the drawback here is that only celebrities…

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Similar to LinkedIn, Facebook is Letting Users Test Profile Tags

Posted in Facebook, LinkedIn on July 30th, 2015 by

Here’s a new one for you: Facebook is currently testing a feature that would allow users to add profile tags to their pages. The tags, ranging from skills to emojis (!), are very similar to the section of LinkedIn’s website that allows your colleagues to endorse you for various skills. Via The Next Web, a Facebook spokesperson added…

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Should Facebook’s Floating Videos Feature Make YouTube Nervous?

Posted in Facebook, Social Media Advertising on July 7th, 2015 by

According to The Next Web, Facebook has been testing a “Floating Videos” feature that allows users to simultaneously watch videos and scroll through their News Feed with the click of a button. Essentially, this button would allow videos to be moved anywhere on the screen while users scroll through recent the latest updates from their friends and…

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Fine Tune Your Facebook Timeline with "See First" Feature

Posted in Facebook on June 22nd, 2015 by
Facebook Feed

According to TechCrunch, Facebook is testing a “See First” feature that would allow users to see recent posts from their best friends and favorite pages as soon as they log on to the site. This move is yet another way Facebook wants to improve the user experience. Facebook users can already receive notifications from friends and pages of…

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How To Make Money With Facebook Ads — Client Case Study

Posted in Case Studies, Facebook, Social Media Advertising on June 18th, 2015 by
Blind Squirrel

There is money to be made using Facebook advertising, and I’m going to prove it to you. Here’s a quick video showing how we’ve seen early success with an advertising budget to sell apparel for one of our clients. I’ll outline exactly what we did and some tips for you below the video. How To…

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Facebook Business Pages Could Soon Use "Saved Replies"

Posted in Facebook, Social Media Marketing on June 3rd, 2015 by

Aiming to improve the online customer service experience, Facebook is testing a “Saved Replies” feature that could soon be utilized by all business pages. The feature would save business owners time by allowing them to simply write and save a response that they frequently send out to customers, as opposed to having to type out a new…

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Animated GIFs Will Be Coming to Facebook News Feeds Everywhere

Posted in Facebook, Social Media Marketing on June 1st, 2015 by

In a well-received announcement, Facebook declared that animated GIFs will now be supported and should soon begin appearing in users’ News Feeds. The news comes roughly one year after Twitter added GIF support last summer. Facebook had previously wanted to avoid cluttering News Feeds with memes and GIFs, but as TechCrunch notes, the company has decided…

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Debut of Instant Articles Means Better Storytelling on Facebook

Posted in Facebook on May 15th, 2015 by
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With the debut of Instant Articles, Facebook has found a way for users to read stories and watch videos from their favorite publishers within the friendly confines of Facebook. Yes, it’s true – users no longer have to leave the network to read articles from publishers such as National Geographic and The New York Times.  Since…

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Bad Rhino Reading: How to Grow Your Facebook Audience

Posted in Facebook, Featured Articles, How To on April 25th, 2015 by

Website: Social Media Examiner Article: How to Grow Your Facebook Audience – 8 Success Tips Tired of posting quality content to your Facebook page but getting the same old number of likes? Here are a couple of quick tips to better engage your Facebook audience. 1. Add a Facebook Like Button or Box to Your Website…

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Need to Talk to a Brand on Facebook? Messenger Wants to Help

Posted in Facebook on March 30th, 2015 by
iPad Social Media

According to, Mark Zuckerberg has announced that users will be able to reach out to businesses in the Facebook Messenger application. View image | If a person is wondering about when their order will be coming to them or have questions about it, the person is able to communicate with the company simply through the…

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