Since I led a webinar this week about Twitter and Facebook usage this week for HigherEdHero, I’ve received a lot of questions from folks wanting to know how we added a custom tab to my institution’s fan page . I thought it’d be a worthwhile blog post to show you how we did it, and to see if there are easier ways to accomplish what we have. We have a “Welcome” tab on our page with some general campus information. It looks like this: Here’s how to add a similar tab to your institution’s fan page.
Sharing large photo albums on Facebook can be frustrating. It's not easy to find the snapshots that really interest you when you have to browse page-by-page. We decided to make navigating photo albums simpler, easier and more fun. Now, a photo album will automatically display additional photos as you scroll down a single page.
Despite its privacy issues, Facebook clearly has a key role in global Internet activity. It has become a kind of universal social network, being used for both personal and business needs. For many individuals, companies and organizations, Facebook has become an integral part of their branding strategy and promotional campaigns. Facebook provides many tools for maximizing the effect of your presence on the social network, most of all by means of business pages, also known as fan pages.
It's been about 90 days since the f8 Facebook Conference and the debut of OpenGraph , a platform consisting of publisher plugins, semantic markup and a developer API. Every new vehicle needs time for a shakedown drive, to bang out the kinks and to see if users can make something of it. In point of fact, users have made something of it. fbLike has compiled a list of six OpenGraph success stories, and possible models, for use of the Facebook platform, and were good enough to share it with ReadWriteWeb's readers. Not shockingly, they've included themselves. But they make a pretty good case for inclusion. fbLike
The week gone by was loaded with essential reading, especially in the tech department. We know you're busy, and digging through that RSS reader for all the good stuff you missed is a chore. That's why we've once again gathered the Crème de la Crème in our weekly super-post.