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Facebook Bans Spamming Branded Posts

Facebook Bans Spamming Branded Posts

Social Media Marketing is all about staying on top of things and changes. And, according to the latest update from Facebook, the recent changes it performed regarding the News Feed are bound to change the nature of posts that Brands upload in the future on their Branded Facebook pages. Facebook announced it will be locating and burying spam posts in the News Feed. And in particular, those uploaded from Βrand pages. Why those? Because they are known to spam users in order to gain more exposure.

What's Up with WhatsApp?

What's Up with WhatsApp?

You might have heard about the recent acquisition by Facebook of the mobile cross-platform messaging service WhatsApp for the quite hefty amount of 19 billion dollars. It is true that while most were surprised by the sheer amount of money spent by Facebook (by far its largest purchase to date), few have evaluated the potential Social Media Marketing value that goes along with the purchase of the popular mobile app.

Facebook's 10th Anniversary Timeline [INFOGRAPHIC]

Facebook's 10th Anniversary Timeline [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Following up on our yesterday's celebration post of Facebook's 10th Anniversary, it seemed only fair to try and visualize the path to success and the impact that the popular Social network had on what we now define as the Social Web.

Happy Birthday Facebook!

Happy Birthday Facebook!

The Social Network that changed the shape of what we today call Social Web celebrates its 10th Anniversary today! Back in early 2004, Facebook was nothing but a mere conception of Mark Zuckerberg, along with a bunch of fellow students at Harvard University, intended to network the universities' students together. As we all know 10 years later, it has transformed to something beyond anybody's imagination, with more than 1,23 billion people being active each month on the Facebook phenomenon.

Twitter Builds up Social Sharing in Europe!

Twitter Builds up Social Sharing in Europe!

An integral part of Social Media is the ability to share Content among friends and followers, sharing the word on what a person perceives as interesting, valuable Content. This has been an extremely useful tool for Brands as well, that utilize Content Marketing to create catchy pieces that can easily be shared among peers on the Social Web, spreading the Brand's Content and making it reach as wide an audience as possible.

Counting Photos by the Billions on Facebook!

Counting Photos by the Billions on Facebook!

Social Media Marketing and Content Marketing in particular are very strongly affected by quality Visual Content - that much is common knowledge by now. But have you ever wondered how many are all these photos uploaded daily on Facebook, after all these years?

Daily log ins - how do the major Social Media score?

Daily log ins - how do the major Social Media score?

With the variety and easy access of Social Media today, marketing statistics focus not only on the overall population of each Social Network, but also on how many of those accounts are active and the frequency that people log in to their accounts. After all, creating a Social Media account is easy, but how many of those accounts are really "active" on a daily basis?

Social Media can make half a Millenium fit in a day!

Social Media can make half a Millenium fit in a day!

Time and again we have stretched the importance of Content Marketing and especially the value of Visual Content in today's Social Media world. And the stats coming up everyday seem to constantly prove how popular Visual Content is on Social Networks.

Facebook is fully loaded with Content!

Facebook is fully loaded with Content!

Content Marketing is on the rise for a very good reason: Content on Social Media is the basic ingredient! And as the stats by Nielsen show, there is abundance of Content being shared on Facebook and the rest of Social Media.

Facebook - Fashion Finding Factor!

Facebook - Fashion Finding Factor!

The Power of Social Media seems to influence almost everything. And since fashion is always an inspiration factor for women, it's no surprise that Facebook would be influencing this type of decisions - only this time, that's documented!