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Facebook’s Latest Changes Put Your Website in the Spotlight

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Facebook has changed, yet again, the way they determine which of your business’ posts show up in your followers’ News Feeds and which ones are doomed to linger forever in obscurity. This time, it’s the mechanics of linking that are in the spotlight: posts that use Facebook’s link format, including full length URLs directing visitors… Continue Reading »

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Facebook Puts a Stop to Like Gating

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As of November 5, 2014 Like-Gating, or requiring a user to like your page in order to enter a contest or claim a coupon, will no longer be an acceptable practice on Facebook. Though this will have a huge impact on small businesses that have been relying on these tools to boost their Facebook following,… Continue Reading »

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OKCupid Introduced You To Mr. Wrong…On Purpose?

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Remember the big brou-ha-ha that exploded when it came out that Facebook was running experiments on its users, without informing them of the same. Totally not a big deal, according to OKCupid, which issued a statement today saying that all web-based companies do this sort of testing. Why, they’ve even hooked people up when their… Continue Reading »

July 2014 Social Media News Round-Up

Social Media Round-Up: July 2014

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It’s been a few months since we gathered the latest social media changes and updates, meaning it’s high time for a round-up! These are some of the notable changes across the most popular platforms. Facebook Recently, Facebook has made several efforts to make their platform more video-friendly, taking a few pages out of YouTube’s book…. Continue Reading »