Latest Criticism of Facebook Stories

2012-08-11 08:06:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Commissioners with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted 3-1 on Friday to finalize a settlement with Facebook over complaints that the popular social network had revealed users' information without their permission, various media outlets have reported. According to the Associated Press (AP), Facebook agreed that they would allow the government to audit their privacy practices every other year for the next twenty years, but...

2012-08-08 23:02:42

Since launching the new timeline format, Facebook has made it even easier for businesses to grab users attention through featured wall post. Nashville online marketing company, Horton Group, has posted a new blog covering ways in which companies can use three Facebook timeline features to make specific content a focal point of their page. Correctly implemented the new format will increases user interaction and attracts customers. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Just like...

Facebook Finds No Evidence Of Limited Run Click Bot
2012-08-04 06:01:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this week, the story of a startup company who discovered the majority of their ad clicks on Facebook came from bots made big news on the web. In fact, the story even took on a bit of a life of its own, something that Limited Run´s co-founder Tim Mango told us he wasn´t too keen on. After the story broke, Facebook investigators began to look into the matter to see if they could confirm Limited Run´s...

2012-08-03 23:01:51

How to get traffic from Facebook and increase business profits now revealed in a new e-course authored by Dave McGarry. This informative training course is written exclusively for businesses that want to monetize the traffic received from Facebook to increase business bottom line. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 How to get traffic from Facebook is now available as a new e-course authored by Internet marketing expert Dave McGarry. This course was created by a business owner for...

Facebook Developer Cries Foul
2012-08-03 13:52:35

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online This hasn´t been the best week for Facebook, as it turns out. First, a small business noticed that nearly 80% of their traffic they had paid for was driven by bots. Rather than acknowledge the issue, Facebook told them they´d allow them to change their name if they paid a $2000 fee first. Later, Facebook released their 10-Q filing to the SEC, saying of their 955 million active accounts, 83 million are...

83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Illegitimate
2012-08-02 14:50:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook said in filings published this week that it has more than 83 million illegitimate accounts on its social network. Of the 955 million active accounts, Facebook wrote in its 10-Q filing with the U.S. Securities Exchange and Commission that 8.7 percent of them are not legitimate profile pages. The undesirable accounts included fake names intended to be used for purposes that violate the terms of services, such as spamming....

Mobile Growth Could Mean Revenue Drop For Facebook
2012-08-02 08:11:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As Facebook users continue to adapt to using their smartphones to access the social network, Mark Zuckerberg and his staff have new problems confronting them. According to Facebook's 10-Q SEC document posted on Tuesday, the social network has seen a 23 percent increase in its mobile traffic from March to June. The problem Facebook faces is that its mobile advertising cannot generate income like its desktop version software. So, the...

2012-07-31 23:01:55

On July 26th,2012 Facebook hosted it´s first earnings call since their IPO. They announced that sponsored stories were earning Facebook over $1 million per day and are seeing more engagement than the other ads offered on Facebook´s advertising platform. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 On July 31st, 2012, fishbat analyzed Facebook´s first earnings call which took place on July 26th, 2012. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, COO Sheryl Sandberg, and CFO David Ebersman were on the...

Limited Run: Do Bots Power Facebook's Ads?
2012-07-31 14:50:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this month, the BBC performed a bit of research into the value of a "like" on Facebook and if companies stood to benefit from collecting as many of these likes as possible. They created a false company which sold nothing, called "VirtualBagel, LLC," set up some ads, and left the page alone to let the Internet's ebb and flow do what it will. After only 24 hours, VirtualBagel, a company which sells nothing, earned more than 1,600...

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