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Kremlin Calls Facebook’s Allegations of Disinformation Campaign Puzzling

The Kremlin on Wednesday rejected allegations from Facebook that Russia’s GRU military intelligence service had been using the social media site to run disinformation campaigns, saying it did not understand the basis for such accusations. Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet collectively removedhundreds of accounts tied to an alleged Iranian propaganda operation on Tuesday, while Facebook took down a second campaign it said was linked ... Read More »

Why top social media experts say Facebook’s News Feed change is no big deal

For nearly three days after Facebook announced perhaps its biggest change ever to its News Feed, I was glued to my social media feeds like a Wall Street broker watching the stock ticker. The responses I saw there fell into two consistent groups: page owners and publishers (PANIC!) and trusted social media experts/influencers/consultants (Stay Calm and Keep on Posting!). Why are the ... Read More »

Facebook’s Aquila Internet-delivery Drone Could Add Billions More Online Customers

Social networking giant Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) last week reported the first successful full-scale test flight of its ambitious Aquila solar-powered high-altitude unmanned aircraft. It’s part of an ambitious goal to bring four billion more  people online — more customers, freelancers and maybe even partners for your business. “After two years of engineering, I’m proud to announce the successful first flight of Aquila ... Read More »

Facebook’s Testing Reactions and a Dislike Button in Messenger

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is reported to be testing out a “thumbs down” reaction A ‘dislike’ button will also start appearing in Facebook Messenger This would allow users to add reaction emojis next to the text After offering a slew of “Reaction” buttons for posts last year, Facebook may soon add a new reaction “Dislike” for Facebook Messenger, a media report said. ... Read More »

Facebook’s Hiring Process Hinders Push to Diversify Workforce

Facebook has put itself at the forefront of efforts to recruit a more diverse workforce, including a targeted internal recruiting strategy in 2015 designed to bring in female, black and Latino software engineers. Yet within Facebook’s engineering department, the push has been hampered by a multi-layered hiring process that gives a small committee of high-ranking engineers veto power over promising ... Read More »

Hugo Barra Is Leaving Xiaomi to Join Facebook’s Oculus Team ‘To Lead All VR Efforts’

HIGHLIGHTS Mark Zuckerberg announced the move via Facebook Barra announced his departure from Xiaomi earlier this week Zuck says VR and AR ‘will be the next major computing platform’ Hugo Barra, Xiaomi’s Global Vice President who said earlier this week he is leaving the Chinese company to head back to the Silicon Valley, is joining Facebook to lead the Oculus ... Read More »

Facebook’s Early Christmas Gift: Advice on Managing Your Page

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has an early Christmas gift for small businesses this year — Facebook page moderation tips for the holiday season! Here’s an overview of Facebook’s top tips for Page owners and admins on how to manage Page content, moderate comments, prevent abusive activity and more: Facebook Page Moderation Tips These pointers are particularly important during the Christmas holiday season because it’s ... Read More »

Facebook’s Prisma-Like App Converts Live Videos Into Work of Art in Real-Time

Facebook’s Prisma-Like App Converts Live Videos Into Work of Art in Real-Time HIGHLIGHTS Release timeline for the feature not announced Company termed the feature as “style transfer” app App showcased at WSJDLive event It certainly seems like Facebook has become obsessed with its live video feature. The social media networking giant has not only been pushing the feature to all ... Read More »

Facebook’s Free and Simple Solution to Driving Users to Your Mobile App

Your content is only as good as what it accomplishes. If you spent time and money crafting it, it needs to achieve something measurable and concrete, like generating new leads or educating customers. Without a clear purpose, you’re just adding more fluff to the server racks. Quality content gets shared and shares lead people to your site, so you have ... Read More »

Facebook’s Free and Simple Solution to Driving Users to Your Mobile App

Your content is only as good as what it accomplishes. If you spent time and money crafting it, it needs to achieve something measurable and concrete, like generating new leads or educating customers. Without a clear purpose, you’re just adding more fluff to the server racks. Quality content gets shared and shares lead people to your site, so you have ... Read More »