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Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

What happens when you point your iPhone, mobile phone or any new camera at a group of people and get their Facebook and Twitter IDs, their last status updates and other goodies – all from the fact the camera does facial recognition?

Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?

Laurel Papworth

Tagging occurs when a friend uploads a photograph of you to Facebook or Flickr or another photo sharing site. There are plans to pull your online identities such as Facebook and Twitter into customer relationship management (CRM) systems, for sales and customer service folk.

Facebook Reactions – Three Months On

Mindjumpers

Three months on and Facebook’s Reactions haven’t quite replaced the trusted “Like” button, which still reigns supreme. Quintly recently analysed 130,000 Facebook posts and found that 76% of interactions were still “Likes”.

Facebook to Allow More ‘Newsworthy’ Posts That May Violate Community Standards

SocialTimes Facebook

The good news for Facebook is that should start seeing fewer complaints about posts it decided to censor. The bad news for Facebook is that it will likely start seeing more complaints about posts it didn’t censor. Vice president of global public policy Joel Kaplan and vp of global operations and media partnerships Justin Osofsky announced in a Newsroom post Friday that the social network will allow more “newsworthy” items that violate its community standards to remain live.

Facebook News Feed: Friends and Family First, Core Values

SocialTimes Facebook

Friends and family come first in Facebook’s News Feed , as the social network detailed the latest tweak to its algorithm and detailed the values that guide that algorithm. He wrote: Our top priority is keeping you connected to the people, places and things you want to be connected to—starting with the people you are friends with on Facebook. We’ve heard from our community that people are still worried about missing important updates from the friends they care about.

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The problem with Facebook

SocialFish

Science filmmaker Derek Muller: “Facebook is a complex ecosystem of individuals, creators, brands and advertisers, but I don’t think it serves any of these groups particularly well because its top priority is to make money. A Little Privacy, Please! WATCH THIS VIDEO.

Facebook’s little secret…

Sherrilynne Starkie

It’s based on how I helped one company start its journey into social media by creating a Facebook secret group. Still we can all learn from the experiment… Facebook’s secret groups. PLEASE LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE.

Facebook Privacy: First Day Back To School photos

Laurel Papworth

Is it ok to post “First Day Back to School photos” on Facebook? Lunches made, new books packed in new school bags, iPads for those Santa thought were “nice”, crappy laptops for those he didn’t, First Day Back At School photos to be taken and posted on Facebook… Hold on a minute. Did you share it only with the “Family” list on Facebook ? No Facebook then.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

mashable.com

Edwards and Telligent CTO Rob Howard are releasing a white paper today that delineates what these standard-setting communities of the future will look like. According to their research, here are nine steps businesses must take in order to make their online communities world-class.

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15 Things Smart, Social Savvy Business Marketers Never do on Facebook

Pam Moore

It’s no surprise that Facebook is still one of the hottest social networks around. Check out these statistics published by Facebook as of March, 2016. Facebook is no different. Here are 15 things that smart, social savvy business marketers never do on Facebook. .

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After all, Facebook could eat the web. In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Don’t use a Facebook Group.

The Klout Story – Part 1 – Are You Reading Between The Lines?

Unspoken

Klout – One word that has created a very big buzz in online communities. But to many members of online and offline communities, Klout matters because they simply believe it increases the power of their influence. Megan is marketing manager and privacy officer at Klout.

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In-App Payments to Brands, Other New Features in Facebook Messenger Platform v1.2

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced the launch of Messenger Platform v1.2, The other major feature launch is the ability for brands to use News Feed ads on Facebook to drive users to Messenger via calls to action such as “send message,” “shop now” or “learn more.”.

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

mashable.com

With social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook giving consumers the power to directly impact a brand’s performance, businesses are hiring a new member of the marketing team to not only monitor these channels, but also interact with consumers. Do You Need A Community Manager?

How badges help news websites build community, make money | Poynter.

www.poynter.org

The badge recipient gains a feeling of accomplishment, superiority over peers who have achieved less, and a new sense of community with others who earned the badge. Community building. We talk a lot about the importance of building communities online.

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Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout

Unspoken

Recently however in direct response to the larger outcry from many online communities, news outlets and many bloggers, Klout finally start talking. In fact, they reported that Klout is measuring influence on only 4 social media platforms : Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and FourSqure.

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Google+ v. Facebook: The Battle For Our Love

Waxing UnLyrical

But the ability to put people in them is not a big enough draw for me to entirely abandon Facebook if only a small number of my contacts set up Google+ profiles. are all still over at Facebook. LinkedIn was like Facebook, but for work.

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

The following are links to the contact information for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Reddit. How to Contact Facebook Support. Report an Issue with Confirming Your Facebook Account. Removing Information from Facebook’s Database.

Facebook Live: How to Stream a Webinar

Jon Loomer

As the popularity of streaming video with Facebook Live continues to rise, new tools are being provided to marketers. One of the most exciting recent developments is the ability to stream webinars to pages and groups via Facebook Live. The Advantages of Webinars via Facebook Live.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Marketers love Facebook. The best place you can place your brand on Facebook is through a Facebook Page (that’s with a capital “P&# , not to be confused with your personal Profile). Facebook has also enabled the use of a subset of FBML in the Static FBML application.

Why Facebook’s New Safety Measures Are an Improvement

Waxing UnLyrical

The chief complaints I hear about Facebook are about its safety and security. This sounds a lot like the idea of community policing to me. This can be reported to both Facebook as well as a trusted friend; whomever that may be for you. Guest post by Matt LaCasse.

Entrepreneurs: How I Launched a Membership Community

Jon Loomer

While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. In particular, I struggle with launching a product for my entrepreneur community because it’s brand new for me. This community is in beta.

How a Single Professional Female Practices Safe Social Media

Spin Sucks

I’m known amongst my friends as the one who had a digital life even before Facebook (or MySpace ) became popular. I’m the one who “posts a lot on Facebook,” “does the Twitter thing,” and checks-in everywhere I go. Naturally, I get a lot of questions about privacy concerns.

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth

A hands on, practical computer class on Google Plus ( half day ) and some short 2 hour howto sessions ( demonstration ) on Pinterest Foursquare and Facebook Timeline for Business. Facebook has around 800 million members – why not spend an afternoon learning about Google Plus?

Breaking Up Google

Geoff Livingston

What would happen if the Justice Department acted and demanded that Google pay its competitors, and that Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn social data received equal weight in Google searches? I believe the original content was useful and interesting to those communities.

How to Find and Ban Members in Facebook Groups

Almost Savvy

Today’s post is written specifically for those responsible for managing a Group on Facebook. Facebook Groups don’t get as much buzz as Facebook Profiles (soon to be known as Timelines) and Facebook Pages. Are you a Facebook Group Admin?

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

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. Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides. 2: My New Favorite Facebook Page by Inkling Media.

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Be More Human Without Being Too Personal To Build Your Brand

Twist Image

I'm guilty of tossing this line around: " Facebook is the brand of 'me' that I want people to think about when they think of me." I, personally, like it when people share news about their family, friends, work and community. With that, there is a simple way to be more human, to be more real and to share online without going against your privacy and values. facebook. privacy. There's a new discourse happening online.

44 Powerful Marketing Tools for Facebook Ads, Websites, CRM and More

Jon Loomer

Whether it be for managing Facebook ads, CRM, podcasting, webinars or my website, people are curious about the software behind this business. While I typically focus on the subject of Facebook ads, today I’m going to branch out a bit more broadly. Facebook Ads.

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What Makes Your Facebook Page Get Banned - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Do you work a lot on Facebook to sell your Brand / Business? This is well appreciated since this is strong platform to get into Community Engagement mode. Add to this most people seem to be on Facebook. What's more is that Search Engines do like Facebook. Facebook has its own rules and guidelines on what you are allowed to do and what will get your Brand / Business Page banned. Posting too many marketing Links will get you flagged by Facebook.

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

The following is an excerpt from Welcome to the Fifth Estate , Chapter 7: Sustaining Your Community Over Time. Who in their right mind would predict the death of Facebook, given its ever-increasing dominance? Facebook does the same with its social network functionality.

Facebook Addresses Concerns About Ethnic Affinity Ad Targeting Leading to Discrimination

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is taking steps to address allegations that its ethnic affinity ad-targeting options have indirectly led to discriminatory advertising. public policy and chief privacy officer Erin Egan announced in a Newsroom post that the social network plans to build tools to detect and automatically disable the use of these targeting features for certain types of ads, such as those involving housing, employment and credit. Discriminatory advertising has no place on Facebook.

7 Skill Sets for Nurturing Open Community

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post as part of the virtual book tour by Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer to explore concepts from their new book Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. You Don’t Have to Own A Community to Build Community.

24 More of the Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

As noted in 21 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Tools and Rants of 2012 So Far a few months back, Facebook remains the 800-pound gorilla of the social networking world. Will Facebook lose ground to Google+? what are the secrets to Facebook advertising success?

What Makes Your Facebook Page Get Banned - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

? Do you work a lot on Facebook to sell your Brand / Business? This is well appreciated since this is strong platform to get into Community Engagement mode. Add to this most people seem to be on Facebook. What''s more is that Search Engines do like Facebook. Facebook has its own rules and guidelines on what you are allowed to do and what will get your Brand / Business Page banned. Posting too many marketing Links will get you flagged by Facebook.

Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Like Stuff On Facebook? Apparently there are four ways marketers and brands can turn your Facebook activity into ads, as Ad Age tells us: 1.

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How Teachers can Manage Student Contact on Facebook

Laurel Papworth

Are you concerned about Privacy and Facebook with students and teachers? Looking to see if Social Media Privacy can be managed? In this video I take you through setting up your Facebook Profile so you can manage privacy and student “friendship” with Facebook Lists.

Silos, Facebook Advertising, and Opportunity

Convince & Convert

When I first heard the news that The Washington Post was spinning off a brand-new company to do Facebook-only consulting , I was incensed. Sure, Facebook is the Justin Bieber of social media, so hot you start to question when the other shoe is going to drop. I was pissed.

Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings by Pam Dyer on December 11, 2009 Share While privacy gurus, security firms, and users try to decipher the implications of Facebook’s new privacy settings , at least one person is embracing them: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. And his wall shows he actively uses Facebook’s “like&# and commenting features.

Important Facebook News: Privacy Updates

Almost Savvy

As you probably know, Facebook has been facing a barrage of complaints regarding their “public is the new norm&# approach to privacy which resulted in much of your/our content being made public by default.