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Facebook Announces ‘Story Bumping,’ And Other Small Changes To News Feed Algorithm - AllFacebook

Facebook Announces ‘Story Bumping,’ And Other Small Changes To News Feed Algorithm - AllFacebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Facebook's News Feed algorithm is a living, breathing organism. It's constantly changing, and Facebook noted in a media session Tuesday that the company wants to get better about informing users about changes.
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I am afraid I am terribly ignorant about Facebook's News Feed, because I have just so ignored it. I intend to make this post spur me on.

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Facebook Explains Removal Of Cheerleader Kendall Jones’ Hunting Photos - AllFacebook

Facebook Explains Removal Of Cheerleader Kendall Jones’ Hunting Photos - AllFacebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Facebook responded to yet another controversy over photos that were removed from the social network, this time in the case of Kendall Jones, a 19-year-old cheerleader from Texas Tech University, who posted several photos of animals she had shot and killed while on a safari in Zimbabwe earlier this month.
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Why should Facebook bother to explain? They did right. We don't want to see photos of dumb bimbos slaughtering animals.

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Facebook may finally have found a way to make money from poor people

Facebook may finally have found a way to make money from poor people | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
After the United States, the market with the most Facebook users is India. Yet India contributed less than a quarter of 1 percent of Facebook's global revenue in the year to March 31, 2013. This week, Facebook's operations boss Sheryl Sandberg is in India talking to companies, the press, and government officials in an effort to drum up some business....
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Wonder why only India?

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Does Facebook's 'Boost Post' button work? - Inside Facebook

Does Facebook's 'Boost Post' button work? - Inside Facebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Can you get quality engagement and ROI from Facebook's Boost Post button? Dennis Yu, the CTO of BlitzMetrics, shows what he's found.
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At the moment, I have no intention of boosting any of my posts.

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Facebook Launches Getting Started Series For SMBs - AllFacebook

Facebook Launches Getting Started Series For SMBs - AllFacebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Facebook continued its emphasis on small and midsized businesses with its launch of the Getting Started series, a series of posts aimed at SMBs that are new to Facebook. The first installment explained the basics behind Facebook advertising and ad targeting.
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Hmm. I like the concept.

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Facebook To Revamp Right-Hand-Side Ads Next Week; Warns Advertisers Of Price Hikes - AllFacebook

Facebook To Revamp Right-Hand-Side Ads Next Week; Warns Advertisers Of Price Hikes - AllFacebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Facebook announced that it will begin rolling out its redesigned right-hand-side ads early next week. The revamp of those ad units was originally announced in April.
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Some make up, covering up for some gouging.

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Facebook ads to become more relevant, say why they're being shown - Inside Facebook

Facebook ads to become more relevant, say why they're being shown - Inside Facebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Have you ever looked at some Facebook ads and wondered why they're showing up in your News Feed or on your sidebar? Now, you can find out.
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That's very comforting

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STUDY: 67.3 Percent Of Facebook Posts Written At Reading Levels Of Fifth Grade Or Below - AllFacebook

STUDY: 67.3 Percent Of Facebook Posts Written At Reading Levels Of Fifth Grade Or Below - AllFacebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Facebook may have a minimum user age of 13, but 67.3 percent of posts on the social network are written at much younger reading levels -- fifth grade or below -- according to a study of 5,804 pages with more than 1,000 likes apiece, and 1,578,006 total posts, by digital intelligence firm TrackMaven.
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Duh

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Infographic: What Causes The Smell Of Old And New Books - DesignTAXI.com

Infographic: What Causes The Smell Of Old And New Books - DesignTAXI.com | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it

Love that smellHave you ever wondered what causes old books to smell the way they do? Or what is it about the smell of new books that is so addictive?...

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Love that new book smell.

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How to Get Free Real Facebook Like to your fan page Daily

How to Get Free Real Facebook Like to your fan page Daily website was changed new site: http://loliker.com 1-Go to site 2-register Free GET ENJOY, MAKE MONEY , MAKE AUTO LİKE Auto...
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We definitely can do with some real Facebook likes.

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New Facebook Page Layout for June 2014 (with PS & AI Templates)

New Facebook Page Layout for June 2014 (with PS & AI Templates) | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Here’s news you wouldn’t have guessed: Facebook is changing again. Don’t worry: this is not a major overhaul like we experienced with Twitter’s recent change. The new Facebook page layout design changes we expect to experience in just over a week (all pages will sport the new design as of June 11) is more about [...]
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Waiting to see how this comes out.

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Harsh Math: You're Worth $122 On Facebook, Far Less Elsewhere

Harsh Math: You're Worth $122 On Facebook, Far Less Elsewhere | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Social media's recent shakeout now means that each Twitter user is worth just $70; each LinkedIn user a mere $63. But Facebook users are still worth $122 apiece.
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That's all? That's what I am humping butt over Facebook for?

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INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Spent $22B+ On Acquisitions - AllFacebook

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Spent $22B+ On Acquisitions - AllFacebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Since Facebook was founded in 2004, the company has spent a whopping $22 billion-plus on acquisitions, but what else could that money have gone toward?
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I would, too, if I were Facebook.

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Facebook launches Shazam-like music ID feature

Facebook launches Shazam-like music ID feature | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Last year, Facebook added a new button for posting your "feelings" in a status update. You could type in your anguish, ecstasy, or apathy and see the corresponding emoji appear. You could also add...
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Now Facebook butts in on your music, too.

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12 Amazing Facebook Cover Photos With Simple, Clean Design

12 Amazing Facebook Cover Photos With Simple, Clean Design | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Not sure how to design a Facebook cover photo? Rule #1: keep it simple, sweetie! Here are 12 amazing Facebook cover photos that use simple, clean design.

Via Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com
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Yes, these are great cover photos, indeed.

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A great selection for inspiration!

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Facebook To Users: You Can Unfollow Pages - AllFacebook

Facebook To Users: You Can Unfollow Pages - AllFacebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
As if page administrators aren’t frustrated enough by plummeting organic reach, it now appears that Facebook is testing a popup window on posts by pages reminding users that they can unfollow those pages.
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A bit hard to follow - or unfollow - what FB is upto at any time

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Customers Still Prefer The Telephone, Email And Even FAQs Over Social Media For Support [STUDY] - AllTwitter

Customers Still Prefer The Telephone, Email And Even FAQs Over Social Media For Support [STUDY] - AllTwitter | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Customers Still Prefer The Telephone, Email And Even FAQs Over Social Media For Support [STUDY]
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Not surprised. This reflects my own preferences.

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Facebook prompts page name translation - Inside Facebook

Facebook prompts page name translation - Inside Facebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Facebook wants to make sure that users in different countries can find your page. Some page admins saw this week a prompt on the top of the page management dashboard to enter in translated titles for the page.
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A welcome step forward.
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WORLD CUP: More Than 58M Facebook Users, 140M Interactions On Day One - AllFacebook

WORLD CUP: More Than 58M Facebook Users, 140M Interactions On Day One - AllFacebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
More than 58 million Facebook users were responsible for more than 140 million interactions on the first day of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, on which host Brazil defeated Croatia 3-1, and Brazil’s Neymar was the topic of many of those interactions.
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Looking at it one way, 58m is big, but looking at it another way, 58m is not all that big a percentage of Facebook's total users.

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Facebook gives embedded posts a visual renovation - Inside Facebook

Facebook gives embedded posts a visual renovation - Inside Facebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Now, photos and videos that are embedded will come out on top and be the main focus. In addition, embedded posts from Facebook will be able to load faster. Publishers looking to embed a Facebook post can choose the width of the post.
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Get embedded

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Facebook Launches Trending World Cup Hub - AllFacebook

Facebook Launches Trending World Cup Hub - AllFacebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil kicks off Thursday (June 12), and Facebook will take soccer fans through the championship game July 13 with its new Trending World Cup hub, aggregating the best content related to the tournament in one place.
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One more welcome point of reference.

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Former Employee Sanctioned for Deleting Posts on Facebook

Former Employee Sanctioned for Deleting Posts on Facebook | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
Be careful about deleting posts. If it's already posted, it's public. Don't get yourself in hot water like Ms. Painter in the case of Painter v. Atwood
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Imbroglio on Facebook.

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6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now - Entrepreneur

6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now - Entrepreneur | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
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6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now
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Some would say I'm a bad mom. I tell hundreds of total strangers my kids' business every day on Facebook.
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Okay, something new here.

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Hallelujah! Facebook Is Disabling This Majorly Annoying Feature.

Hallelujah! Facebook Is Disabling This Majorly Annoying Feature. | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
The social network takes another step to clean up our news feeds.
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Hallelujah indeed.

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Sharing On Facebook Is Worth 6 Times More Than A Twitter Tweet [Study] - Jeffbullas's Blog

Sharing On Facebook Is Worth 6 Times More Than A Twitter Tweet [Study] - Jeffbullas's Blog | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
We all know that social media is all about sharing. Some people have a preference for Facebook, others Twitter and the older demographic leans towards email and in the mix are other social media channels such as Linkedin. How much is sharing worth?  We all know it is worth something but what? Eventbrite has just [...]
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FacebookAA+

Email AA

LinkedIn B+

Twitter C

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New LinkedIn feature ranks your popularity -- just what we all need

New LinkedIn feature ranks your popularity -- just what we all need | FacebookFinesse | Scoop.it
If you're like me, you burn to know how popular you are on LinkedIn and how you match up, popularity-wise, against your peers. Actually I've never wondered this, but LinkedIn seems to want me to no...
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May not do much good for your ego.

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