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Facebook launches profile picture frame to celebrate International Day of the Girl

It’s high time girls around the world got some extra recognition, and Facebook is working to help make that happen. Facebook has created a special profile picture frame in honor of Oct. 11, which marks International Day of the Girl — a day meant to inspire people to work toward advancing the rights and future[…]

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Download this: Apple Music’s Facebook bot suggests songs based on emoji

Facebook and Apple have teamed up to bring a new, emoji-filled music recommendation feature to Facebook Messenger. The Facebook messaging app was updated this week with an Apple Music bot that can recommend songs and playlists based on emoji. SEE ALSO: 13 hidden features in iOS 11 The new bot surfaces music recommendations based on[…]

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NPR accidentally posts about a cat on its Facebook, now people want more of the cat

Accidentally posting personal stuff onto a work page is every social media manager’s worst nightmare. This time, after the last few days, it came as a moment of relief. On Monday, an NPR staffer’s accidental Facebook post went viral, amassing more than 20,000 reactions at the time of writing. It concerned none other than a[…]

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Facebook is sending Jewish New Year messages to people who aren’t Jewish

As much as Facebook ostensibly wants to be your friend, it mostly just wants to be a growing, massive data cache of your life, filled with loads of information about you—some true, some false.  The latest comic evidence: some Facebook users were greeted with a “Happy New Year” message on the top of their News[…]

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How to Improve Your Facebook Organic Reach & Engagement [#SMTLive Recap]

This past Tuesday, September 19th, we held another #SMTLive Twitter chat co-hosted with Lucy Render-Kaplan, Founder of Arkay Marketing & PR. During the chat we asked six questions (shown below) that we believe to be important factors in building your Facebook engagement and reach. Everyone chimed in to ask questions, share their own experiences and best practices dealing with Facebook engagement,[…]

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Facebook wants you to check its new ‘Crisis Response’ feature when disaster hits

Facebook’s emergency response features now include much more than just Safety Check. The social network introduced a new “Crisis Response” hub that helps Facebook users learn about natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and other events affecting people around the world.  SEE ALSO: Download this: Why Facebook’s app looks so different Think of the new Crisis Response[…]

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Facebook let advertisers buy ads targeting ‘Jew haters’

Facebook is again finding itself in hot water over its ads. The social network allowed advertisers to buy ads specifically targeting “Jew haters” and people who were “interested in” other anti-Semitic topics, according to a new report from ProPublica. SEE ALSO: Everything we know about how Facebook helped Trump win: A timeline The publication found[…]

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Facebook is testing a way for you to share your Instagram Stories directly to Facebook

Facebook really wants people to view Stories on its main app, so much so that the social network is now turning to Instagram to see if its teen-friendly app can get the feature to finally stick.  Instagram is testing a new feature that allows people to share their Story directly to Facebook. SEE ALSO: Facebook’s[…]