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Starting today WordPress publishers can easily integrate Facebook features, such as social publishing and mentions, through the new Facebook for WordPress plugin . The plugin was built by Facebook engineers in collaboration with open source partners, and makes it simple for anyone to make their WordPress site more social – no coding required. The plugin will also work on mobile and support internationalization. Social Publishing
As expected, Facebook has launched its group-buying effort in five cities today , including Dallas and San Diego. The new feature is called Facebook Deals , and offers users the ability to get discounts from local retailers either directly or through a number of partners Facebook has lined up, including the white-label Groupon competitor Tippr. Whether the new service becomes a “Groupon killer” remains to be seen, but Facebook has two major weapons in its arsenal: Deals playing directly into the power of the site’s social graph, and the integration of Facebook Credits.
November 8, 2010 U.S. Online Display Advertising Market Delivers 22 Percent Increase in Impressions vs.
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Getting Started If you're new to the Graph API you should start with the Graph API Getting Started Guide . The Graph API is the primary way that data is retrieved or posted to Facebook. The Getting Started Guide contains an overview of the basics of the API, walks you through using the Graph API Explorer , shows you how names work, how permissions work, what connections are and puts it all together so the rest of this reference make sense. Reading Data
Last month, we outlined an initial proposal to address the inadvertent sharing of User IDs (UIDs) via the HTTP Referral header. Further, we announced our intention to provide a unique, but anonymous mechanism that developers can use with third-party service providers. Over the past few weeks, we have received feedback from the developer community, which we have used to refine our proposals. Today, we are providing an updated proposal for handling inadvertent UID sharing and releasing a new mechanism for legitimate and anonymous sharing with third-parties.
Plus maligne que Google Wave, la nouvelle messagerie lancée hier est faite pour attirer dans le giron de Facebook les gens qui ont un mail mais n'utilisent pas encore le réseau social. Facebook a annoncé hier soir sa nouvelle messagerie « sociale » qui a pour but d’agréger l’intégralité des échanges entre deux personnes, qu’ils soient issus d’un chat, de SMS ou de courriels. À ce titre, même si Facebook se défend de vouloir tuer l’e-mail (dont les poids lourds sont Hotmail et Yahoo aux États-Unis avec à eux deux presque autant de comptes que Facebook !)
I think I can safely say that The Social Network is not the feel-good movie of the year – certainly not for Mark Zuckerberg, or for the dozens of exceptionally talented men and women who created Facebook. They were, and are, brilliant, hardworking and imaginative people who, mostly by design and occasionally by lucky accident, managed to survive the uniquely fraught early moments of an online start-up and the more established dangers of real-world Valley venture capital. It was a swirl alright, but not the way the film would have you think.
Updated Facebook just unveiled a new way for users to interact with their friends on the social networking site. Speaking to reporters today at the company’s headquarters in Palo Alto, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said the new version of Facebook’s Groups feature “blows everything else away.”
Months after it hurt social game publishers by taking away some of its best viral methods for spreading apps, Facebook is hoping to make amends. The company is planning to announce today it will make changes to its its News Feed, the system which displays updates from friends, so that aficionados of social games like Zynga’s FarmVille can receive more notifications about their friends’ gameplay. That will help game companies return to the days of using Facebook’s friend activity — a powerful driver of traffic — to market their games. And it comes amidst pressure from Google, which has invested in Zynga and is courting other game publishers to a social platform it’s reportedly building. It isn’t a complete return to the early days of Facebook’s platform, when obnoxious viral messages — remembering all those zombie attacks and werewolf bites? — turned off many users of the social network even as it allowed pioneering developers to build large businesses.
Wednesday, all over the world, online marketers experienced drastic changes in their Facebook advertising performance. Most advertisers saw large drops in both impressions and clicks. The bigger the ad spend, the larger the drop, some as high as 60% .
Facebook a effectué un changement dans la façon dont apparaissent les “J’aime/Like” effectués sur des sites tiers, sur notre profil. Si vous cliquez sur le bouton “J’aime” sur un article de blog par exemple (essayez avec celui-ci tiens :-), vous verrez apparaitre sur votre profil plusieurs lignes descriptives avec deux liens (l’un vers l’article, l’autre vers la page d’accueil du site) : Alors qu’auparavant la même action sur le bouton Like, s’affichait sur une seule ligne : Le changement fait donc apparaître l’action d’aimer une page exactement de la même manière que le faisait un clic sur le bouton “Partager/Share”. Et Facebook a déjà enlevé ce dernier de la documentation, ce qui laisse à penser qu’il n’y aura plus que le bouton J’aime (Like) à l’avenir, et que le bouton “Partager (Share)” va disparaître progressivement.