Like most of the online world, I’m stunned by the Facebook experiment designed to surreptitiously toy with the emotions of its customers. But it goes beyond the simple shock value of a company manipulating people.
Facebook has been experimenting on you Chicago Tribune What sounds like something from a work of fiction is something real you can read in a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which explains how and why Facebook used...
Social media analytics platform Simply Measured compared engagement rates for Interbrand's Top 10 Facebook Pages year-over-year and the results were pretty grim. Despite their skilled social media teams, creative visuals and content producing power, the top 10 brands uniformly saw their Facebook page engagement rates decrease over last year (with the exception of Harley Davidson.)
And it's not that the brands haven't been trying. If anything, they've all increased their number of followers. But despite posting more, and arguably better content, their posts continue to reach a declining number of people.
Livemint Facebook Changes New User Default Privacy Setting To Friends Only -- Adds ... Forbes Until now, when new Facebook users sent out their first post, the default setting was public, which means that anyone could see it.
More younger people are adopting image based social media platform, such as Tumblr, Snapchat and Instagram (Facebook Youth Accounts Jump Despite Growing Social Media Competition - International Business Times UK: Faceb...
Wall Street Journal's Facebook Page Hacked Huffington Post The Wall Street Journal's Facebook page was hacked by an unknown source Sunday morning. The hacker made false claims that a U.S. Air Force One crash had occurred.
Slate Magazine Facebook's Unethical Experiment Manipulated Users' Emotions Slate Magazine The researchers, who are affiliated with Facebook, Cornell, and the University of California–San Francisco, tested whether reducing the number of positive...
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Every so often, Facebook hosts its f8, a conference in San Francisco aimed at developers, media, and partners. This year, in front of an audience of 2,500+, Facebook introduced its vision for the next year and beyond.