Wait, Facebook is MySpace?
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
Facebook is showing off a brand new look and as usual everybody’s in a snit about it. On Twitter today Myspace is trending, not because it’s about Myspace but because people are suggesting Facebook is doomed to the same fate as Myspace. Facebook should focus on it’s strengths and what it’s user base wants. Facebook news feed changes.
What Should We Expect from the New MySpace?
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
Until 2008, MySpace was with its 76 million monthly unique users the most popular social network in the world and a pioneer of its kind. You all know the story of the breakthrough of Facebook, there’s no need to go into detail about the history of the ever growing and almost 1 billion strong social network. MySpace reborn? How to Create Engagement Through Facebook Timeline.
Gin and Topics: A New MySpace and a Toy Train in Space
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
Justin Timberlake Teases New MySpace. Well, more than a year after buying MySpace, JT and his team are getting ready to relaunch the social network. My guess is they think the timing is right because of the Wall Street woes of Facebook. So here it is…a new MySpace for you. 4. I am so excited! Ken Mueller asked me what I’m going to do with all that extra time.
How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 12, 2010
That doesn’t typically fly elsewhere (Facebook will kill the account), but Times Square on Friendster required 2 accounts at the time because I maxed out on the initial 500 person limit. I had many friends just like that. The High Point: Facebook In 2004, I joined Facebook and my behavior changed drastically. MySpace? Facebook is mostly used for professional use.
An Average Day on Facebook [Infographic]
NOVEMBER 18, 2011
Tweet Who is an average Facebook user and how do his activities on Facebook look like? This question needs to be reflected upon by everyone working with Facebook, since it is what we base our strategies on. Here is an infographic, created by JESS3, a creative agency that examines engagement statistics of Facebook users and identifies what an average Facebook user looks like.
What Could Kill Google and Facebook
JULY 18, 2012
potential Google killer , Facebook killer or even Twitter killer may not do it with superior technology, but simply with a better user experience. Facebook. One of the biggest complaints about Facebook is of course its constantly changing interface , and its convoluted privacy settings have also repeatedly come under fire (as have changes to its privacy settings ). Granted, even with its never-ending UI changes, Facebook is easy enough to use even for technophobic grandmas. Imagine that you walk into a restaurant and there’s no one there to take your order.
Find and Reserve Your Social Media Name
FEBRUARY 16, 2013
Brand Branding Facebook Google Plus Marketing MySpace Personal Branding Pinterest Search SEO Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Network Twitter YouTube Brand NamesGrab your name and secure your brand before someone else does A consistent social media identity across the Web is crucial for brands. There are hundreds [.].
36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010
JANUARY 10, 2011
It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. Find out here in three dozen of the best Facebook marketing guides of last year—along with some interesting stats and even counterpoints from a few naysayers and holdouts. As A.J.
The Life Cycle of a Social Network
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Later, several other websites such as Classmates.com and Friendster contributed to the development of social networking to help reach our present day scenario, where we see the domination of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Current social networks in the growth stage are Twitter and Facebook. Today, MySpace can be grouped under this category. Varghese. Growth Stage.
Forget Facebook and MySpace – Wall Street Journal Shares Your Information Too
Stay N' Alive
OCTOBER 27, 2010
First they talked about Facebook and the fact that their apps like Zynga’s Farmville are revealing personal data about users to advertisers. Next, they created, then deleted, then re-created a MySpace story about the same thing that MySpace is doing for their users. Remember, WSJ is paywalled – that means they require your personally identifying information , just like Facebook , to identify who you are, collect your profile image, etc. Facebook and MySpace also do this in various capacities, also optional (gender is required on Facebook though).
Why More Members, Money, and Ads Don’t Always Mean More Success: A B2B Marketer’s Survival Guide
AUGUST 26, 2014
There is an old adage that says “those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” So the question is–are there things that today’s B2B marketers can learn from history, specifically, the tremendous success of Facebook and the rise, fall and possible resurrection of Myspace? In 2006, Myspace was the most visited U.S. Myspace’s dominance would not last though.
How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 20, 2015
For years, Twitter has rolled out new features to make its service more like Facebook. It’s as if the Twitter board of directors has spent the last two years pining to be as big as Facebook, and has consistently concluded that mimicking elements of that platform will unlock that secret code. An Incomplete History of Facebook Strangling Twitter. 1. Profile pages. Video.
Why Facebook Breeds Voyeurism
FEBRUARY 19, 2011
Rachel Jonat recently shared why she quit Facebook , extracting in part: I want more from my friends than status updates. Rachel replied that she joined Facebook in 2006 as a convert from MySpace. Instead of calling people or seeing people I just watched them on Facebook. people who watch everyone else Facebooking. Why I Don’t Hate Facebook Anymore.
Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook
JULY 23, 2011
Who in their right mind would predict the death of Facebook, given its ever-increasing dominance? One thing long-term Internet citizens have seen over the past 30 years: Communities and social networks get large, even as dominant as Facebook now is, and then they fade. One of the secrets to Facebook’s longevity is its replication of the McDonald’s business model. Ice cream?
How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MAY 5, 2010
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool.
Social Networks: Winners and Losers [Infographic]
APRIL 17, 2011
the big kid on the social media block is Facebook. Some Takeaways: Facebook is more popular among women. Tumblr is the fastest-growing platform, while MySpace is declining the most rapidly. Analytics Demographics Facebook Google Infographic LinkedIn Metrics MySpace Social Media Social Networking Statistics Word of Mouth Digg Plaxo Plurk TumblrHere in the U.S.,
A More Elegant Question About Facebook
APRIL 16, 2016
Facebook wants to connect everybody. . Whether he knew what Facebook would become is questionable, at best (who could know that Facebook would have the profound effect that it has had on our society?). At the time, Facebook was not a better mousetrap or something original. It was (if we're going to be honest) just another online social network in a world where MySpace was dominating. Facebook is a dominant force. Here's what we know about Facebook's next ten years. Facebook will evolve their "ecosystems.". f8 facebook developer conference.
The Missed Opportunity: How Brands Are Missing Out on Facebook
JULY 30, 2015
By now you know about how powerful Facebook can be for brands. Those who kept predicting “the next MySpace” have all crawled away to their caves. Billion people on Facebook now. That doesn’t mean that success on Facebook comes easily now. While most brands are on Facebook because they know they have to be, very few understand how best to use it.
How to Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2012 Edition
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
AUGUST 21, 2012
Facebook restricts what a Page’s Cover Photo may contain. References to user interface elements, such as Like or Share, or any other Facebook site features. The Official Rolling Stones Facebook Page looks pretty good at first glance, but if you look at it from the perspective of this article, it isn’t as effective as it could be. This is a guest post by Tim Ware.
Five Things Facebook Must Do Now that They’re Public
MAY 21, 2012
Facebook went public, began trading at $42.05 (and then dropped to it’s original $38) per share, and it’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg got married in a surprise wedding that was supposed to be a celebration of his now wife’s graduation from medical school. Let’s hope Facebook catches on, too. It’s been an interesting few days in the social media/tech world.
Facebook Isn't (Just) A Destination
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
Is Facebook a valuable Marketing tool? The general discussion (or debate - depending on which Blogs and/or articles you read) about Facebook as a marketing engine seems to be both a little misguided and a little shortsighted - all at the same time. hear a lot of Marketing professionals talk about loosing interest in Facebook (some of them have even pulled the plug on their profiles). There's this feeling of Facebook becoming the next Friendster of MySpace. From my perspective these people tend to view Facebook as a destination. Facebook is not perfect.
5 Reasons I Think Facebook Is On The Decline
JUNE 13, 2012
Ask Yahoo, MySpace or … , all major networks that ruled heavily at one time and all which fell from grace to other up and comers. I’ve felt a growing sense that Facebook might have already peaked and is currently beginning to slide. The only missing piece to truly escalate that slide is an alternative to do better what Facebook fails at. I’m sure it’s just a matter of time. That being said, here are the 5 reasons I think Facebook is on the decline: 1. Crazy right? The fact is, no one is bullet proof. All The Numbers Are Starting To Say So.
Path: the sequel
JANUARY 14, 2012
Path, available for iOS and Android devices, also integrates with Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and Tumblr to allow cross-posting to the social networks. Related posts: Facebook turns off daily deals. Users flee MySpace. VISIT MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Path the New Facebook (isaacloo.wordpress.com). Well over a year ago a new social network, Path, was launched. My take?
Slapped! Facebook Blocks Me For 14 Days
OCTOBER 19, 2011
I am seeking re-election to the Newburyport city council and actively sending Facebook messages to people who live in my town to 1) introduce myself and 2) inquire if they would like to be my friend. sent more requests to both local citizens and many internet personalities whose blogs I read and who know me, folks such as Wayne John and Kirsten Wright and Justin Levy — and Facebook slapped me on the wrist and blocked me from sending friend requests or writing messages to non-friends for a period of 7 days. The question is whether Facebook will enable me to confirm it.
Are Facebook Ads a Failure?
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 9, 2013
Even though Facebook continues to maintain its impressive user growth and rack up advertising revenue, that growth is coming despite a major shift in the promise of advertising on that platform. Right now, Facebook is on track for $6 billion in ad revenues but it’s walked away from the fundamental premise of its ad platform. Facebook Gives Up on “Real” Facebook Ads.
What Facebook Knows About Innovation (That Every Brand Should Pay Attention To)
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
Blogs posts, articles and books have been written about Facebook and their ability to grow. " There''s no doubt that it takes a certain type of individual to work at Facebook, and it takes a certain type of online social network to have broken through like they have. It''s easy to argue that they simply had a strong product, but it met with a certain zeitgeist and luck that others (Friendster, MySpace , etc.) Connecting people of the world seems to have worked out pretty well for Facebook, by all accounts. Users complained, but Facebook wasn''t focusing on it.
How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
DECEMBER 1, 2009
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page by Tamar Weinberg on December 1, 2009 Share This is a guest post by Jesse Stay , founder and CEO of SocialToo.com and all around great Facebook Fan Page coder.
Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family: Here’s Everything You Need to Know
JUNE 30, 2016
The goal of Facebook’s News Feed is to show people the stories that are most relevant to them. Now, Facebook has announced one of their most significant News Feed shuffles. On Wednesday , Facebook shared that the News Feed algorithm is going to shift so that it will more favorably promote content posted by the friends and family of users. The News Feed should entertain.
Xanga, Facebook, and MySpace
JULY 25, 2007
Me personally, I like Facebook. One reason is for the picture shown below, another for instant privacy, and another for the awesome apps that Facebook is coming out with. Update: The link to the ArcaMax comic is broken, I’ll try and see if I can find it again… General Social Media comic Facebook MySpace XangaWhat do you think of this comic? What do you think? Post your comments.
Facebook Timeline: First Impressions
SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
Developers got first access to the new Facebook Timeline profiles, and even non-developers are trying to get in on the action. Since I’ve already had a developer account and app made through Facebook, I noticed a pop-up inviting me to be one of the first to try it out. However, I can also see the comparisons to MySpace. But everything below that is, well, a mess. Clutter.
Facebook Will Not Die Easily
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
In August of 2012, I wrote that Facebook will decline like AOL. think its worth revisiting given all of the hot debate over Facebook’s impending cancerous death. Before I wrote the AOL post, I originally modeled a MySpace-like death for Zucerberg and company, but that was wrong. Facebook will not die a fast death. On a personal level, I really dislike Facebook.
To Thine Own Self Be True
JUNE 12, 2012
There was a massive call to action in the bottom right-hand corner of the print ad that said something like: "to lean more, please follow us on Facebook." " I found myself asking a very simple question: "what is this brand of diapers doing on Facebook that is so unique to the brand experience that it can't be done on their own website?" This brand's Facebook page isn't doing much to leverage the power of the social graph or use Facebook's functionality to extend the brand narrative in a unique way. Facebook isn't bad. MySpace did.
12 Most Common Elements of Effective Social Media Policies
AUGUST 12, 2011
Use of social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and now Google+ has become prevalent in people’s lives and in their workplaces. Facebook has more than 700 million users — that is one in every nine people on earth — and half of them log in daily. Define the purpose of the policy by explaining the definition of “social media,” including platforms such as Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Facebook as well as any activities to which the policy applies, like posting, commenting or blogging. 5. Purpose. Clarity. Specific. Digg Digg.
Where is Your Audience?
Stay N' Alive
JULY 2, 2011
My family, for instance, minus one or two, are all over on Facebook - that's where I go to talk about family related stuff, and you'll probably find a much more personal "me" over there. At the same time, I have certain "circles" over on Twitter that don't exist on Facebook or Google+ - for instance, I'll hear a lot more about what my Twitter employee friends are up to over there.
The New Facebook Page is launched
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
Tweet Facebook has for some time now had these changes in store and some users got to experience a taste of it when Facebook accidentally published the new design for a brief moment late last year. The look and feel of the new pages are now more consistent with the rest of Facebook. The new changes will finally be changed all over Facebook by the 10 March. Profile photo.
The Instagram That You Hardly Know
DECEMBER 13, 2014
There''s a reason (actually, there are many reasons) why Facebook was so aggressive in their acquisition of Instagram for about a billion dollars back in 2012. Instagram being owned by Facebook and still, independently, being bigger than Twitter is something even more fascinating (and, maybe, worrisome to others). Brands should never find themselves in a place where a channel or platform loses audience credibility and suddenly, all of that goodwill, data and connection is suddenly lost (think about MySpace. facebook. myspace. Another form of communication.
Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front
Freelance Social Media
OCTOBER 20, 2008
Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front by cinta5 on October 20, 2008 According to the Bulldog Reporter , “Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is plotting a possible push into the digital-music business in the wake of MySpace’s launch of MySpace Music last month.