With over two billion active monthly users, Facebook, has become one of the biggest sources of entertainment, news, and frustration on the internet! We were recently asked by a client if her account was hacked after she received several messages from friends saying they had received another friends request. After a little research, we came across an article by CNet “How to tell if your Facebook has been hacked (and what to do).”
The Facebook community has been in uproar since the recent announcement of Facebook’s new Terms and Conditions that will take in effect January 1, 2015. Some of the new updates that have people deleting their Facebook accounts are GPS tracking every user from their mobile devices and sharing users data to third parties from advertising purposes, which by the way they already do now.
Originally, anyone under 18 was limited on what they could or couldn’t share with the public.
Self-proclaimed “creative technologist” Natalia Rojas put together a cool website application called “The Faces of Facebook” that maps out every single person who joined Facebook, by when they joined. At 1,278,842,363 (and counting) people so far, you can see where you joined and compare it to your friends by connecting to your Facebook account.
Social media marketing is taking off and this is truly apparent by the ads we’ve been seeing lately on the side of our Facebook feed.
A report done by Gigya, says that in the second quarter (April to June) Google+ only has about 2% of the Social Media sharing market, which is a small but substantial increase from the previous quarter, while Facebook is still the number one source of logins and shares.
We like to give our clients the best of both worlds, or in this case, the best of four worlds, and it looks like we’ve got the right idea.
In the office, we use all social media platforms to help not only market our clients, but ourselves. We use our Google+ Hangout to have meetings with each other and clients, our Twitter to present our blogs and short snippets of information, our Facebook for awesome pictures or articles we like, and of course Pinetrest for a little bit of everything.
Your marketing plan should involve one if not ALL of these social media platforms. If done correctly, you too can have great success with each …