The picture-driven social media tool Pinterest made Internet history by rocketing to 10 million subscribers in just under two years, and already surpasses YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn for referral traffic.
In continuing to roll out its Facebook-like social media-based offerings, internet search giant Google has launched a beta version of a new service called Google+, which strives to improve individual searches and allow users to connect on similar topics. Google+ currently offers four key tools to users: Circles, for connecting socially with friends; Sparks, which offers a search engine-link tool for sharing content based on interest; Hangouts, for group video chat; and Huddle, for group messaging...
Facebook sales reps told pharmas last week that they can no longer disable commenting on their pages.
In the past, companies could ask reps to disable commenting on their pages. No more.
“Starting today, Facebook will no longer allow admins of new pharma Pages to disable commenting on the content their page shares with people on Facebook,” Facebook told pharmas in a May 17 email posted by Intouch Solutions on its blog. “Pages that currently have commenting disabled will no longer have this entitlement after August 15th. Subject to Facebook's approval, branded Pages solely dedicated to a prescription drug may (continue to) have commenting functionality removed.”
The policy change, said Facebook, “supports consistency for the Facebook Pages product and encourages an authentic dialogue between people and business on Facebook.”