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Facebook Hits Back Against Like-Bait Posts In News Feed

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Facebook announced yesterday that it was taking action to clean up users’ news feeds to make for a much more pleasurable and enjoyable experience. So what are the key changes they’re planning on making? No More Like Baits You know those horribly annoying posts that can fill up your news feed from time to time. Those ones that say something …

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How To Improve Your Facebook Edgerank

In case you didn’t already know what Edgerank is, here you go… Edgerank is Facebooks algorithm (aka secret formula) for determining how many people see your posts from your fan page in their news feed. Unsurprisingly, Facebook keep the exact formula a closely guarded secret – if they didn’t every single page would try to manipulate anything and everything possible …

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A Fantastic Facebook Case Study

When I get asked by clients for an example of a great Facebook page, something which is being run the way it should be run, I pretty much always direct them to check out page. And that is from a London based personal training company called Ultimate Performance. You can see their Facebook page for yourself here: Click Here 2 …

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Facebook Pages Being Merged Or Disappearing

Bit of an unusual situation I want to talk about. This hasn’t happened to me or any of my clients, but a good friend of mine… Disappearing And Merging Facebook Fan Pages So this is what happened… The person in question runs a fan website for a celebrity. They run a corresponding Twitter account and also used to run a …

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What Pages Are Liking You?

How to see which pages liked you on Facebook… This is a pretty new feature on Facebook. Start with the basics – you set up a Facebook page for your business first of all. This is the one that Facebook users hit the ‘Like’ button on. If you have a ‘Friend’ or ‘Subscribe’ button, you shouldn’t be using this for …

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Why I Don’t Like ‘Like Exchanges’

Whenever I am on a social networking site, be it Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn – or even things like forums and message boards, one of the things I see happening A LOT is people with Facebook pages trying to do something called a ‘like exchange’. In other words, you like someone else’s page and they like yours in return. My advice …

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4 Reasons Your Email List Means More Than Facebook Fans

I love Facebook. I love social media. Both with a passion. Probably even more than my website, my blog and my email list. But I am coming to the realisation that there is probably a ton more value and more potential held in building the email list than in marketing through my Facebook page. I think I’ve nailed the 4 …

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6 Tips To A Successful Facebook Ad Campaign

If you are on Facebook a little or a lot, you will have seen and heard of Facebook ads. Anyone on Facebook can run their own ad campaign to drive traffic to their Facebook page or to their website or to their squeeze page. The massive benefit of Facebook ads is that you can micro-target potential fans and customers based …

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Be Warned: Facebook And The SSL

If you have any custom hosted content hosted outside of Facebook (since the switch Facebook made from FBML to iFrame, that probably means most of you), then you may or may not know that from 1 October 2011, ALL Facebook content must be hosted on secure SSL certified servers. Right now, a lot of users log in to Facebook with …

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Facebook Foul Play Over Video Calling URL?

We have all heard about Facebook’s video calling partnership with Skype, which was launched last week. The URL it is hosted on is www.facebook.com/videocalling Logical choice right? You put your own video calling service on your own site’s video calling URL. Well Samuday Web Technologies beg to differ and rightly so I think. For you see, up until 7 April, they …

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