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How To Create a Simple Facebook Messenger Bot

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Facebook Messenger bots (chatbots) are a controversial feature that was added to the standalone Messenger service earlier this year. Recently, Facebook started allowing its Messenger chatbots to take payments – making the interaction between chatbot not only a customer service feature but an e-commerce feature. You can make a Facebook Messenger Bot. allows payments.

Will Facebook Collections Kill Pinterest?

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Facebook Collections. Facebook is launching what they call “ Collections ,” which allows you to add “want” and “collect” buttons to your images, automatically creating a wish list where you or your friends and family can buy. Facebook Pinterest Social Media beth hayden collections facebook facebook collections pinterest social media today

Facebook Timeline Coming for Businesses

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Rumor has it Facebook is rolling out its timeline feature to business pages this month. According to BusinessInsider , the launch will happen on February 29, at the very exclusive Facebook Marketing Conference (oh la la). You could subscribe to my Facebook page and get a little bit more of my warped sense of humor than you do in other places. Happy Valentine’s Day!

3 Facebook Features That Benefit The Media

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When Facebook first launched, users searched for classmates and dorm room friends. In fact, Facebook users are more likely to post and respond to news content than Twitter users. Facebook has understood its role in the media landscape and has leveraged it by adding tools and features for news outlets. Featured Trends FacebookWhy the shift? Instant Articles. Signal.

A Facebook Test: The Wheel and Spoke Model Still Works Best

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This year, Facebook has done quite a bit to reward publishers for keeping fans on their pages versus sending them offsite to a news site or blog. They first said they wanted people to hang out longer so, if you could get them to stay on your Facebook page, you would be rewarded with more organic reach. Facebook Reach is Up; Engagement is Down. By Gini Dietrich. Sort of.

Facebook Rewards Longer Content: Here’s What We Found

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About a month ago, Corina Manea wrote here about the hubbub surrounding marketers leaving Facebook. Her post, titled  Are You Sure You Want to Leave Facebook? , was in response to a conversation we’d been having on Slack  about how to achieve better reach and engagement organically. Both articles talk about how Facebook now rewards you when people stay on your page longer.

4 Ways to Link Facebook Posts to Business Outcomes

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One of the most frustrating things about Facebook is to understand the potential of the network and not to be able to tie network activity back to business outcomes. We all understand the unique massiveness that is Facebook : 936 million average daily active users. Nearly everyone uses Facebook for some purpose and there are many different tactics to capitalize on that audience.

‘The Facebook Times?’: Facebook to Host Original News Content

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Now, Facebook is reportedly moving close to a deal with news sites The New York Times, BuzzFeed and National Geographic to host their original content within Facebook’s site. It’s a clever move to keep people using Facebook more frequently and add additional revenue. But is Facebook the best network for this initiative? But between Facebook’s massive user base of 1.4

5 HUGE Misconceptions About Facebook’s Value to Your Business

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 ” Facebook, it seems, is unstoppable.” As much as the PR profession has distanced itself from AVE, many businesses measure the value of Facebook Likes in a similar context. Facebook Like may be valued at $174 according to AdWeek and $161.30 ” The value of Facebook Likes are (generally) misrepresented and misunderstood. according to npEngage.

The Facebook Dilemma

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It seems as though Facebook has businesses between a rock and a hard place: their audience is on Facebook and wants to interact with brands there.  A community of loyal and engaged fans is considered to be a valuable asset.  Is this all a ploy by Facebook to squeeze brands for more money?  I’m sure that’s part of Facebook’s strategy.  ”  Facebook.

The Facebook Dirty Secret

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Twitter or Facebook ? Twitter is selling and Facebook is marketing. Facebook is marketing. Facebook Brand Pages are one of the biggest marketing deceptions in history. But Facebook has a dirty little secret: They want this failure. Because of Facebook Ads! Facebook has no desire to change this. Today’s guest is written by Howie Goldfarb.

Four Ideas for Your Business Facebook Page

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Let’s talk Facebook today, shall we? You’re going to become pretty creative in how you use Facebook now. I’m going to give you some tips. Mari Smith , Facebook expert extraordinaire, posted , “The news feed is *clearly* favoring posts and activity from friends and subscriptions (vs. We do Facebook question of the week to get people to visit our wall.

The New Facebook Patent Could Mean a Mass Unfriending

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On Sunday morning, I was lurking in Facebook and came across a news article in Jeff Esposito’s timeline. Titled, “ The new Facebook patent could make you rethink your friends list ,” I was intrigued. The gist of it is that Facebook bought (for a mere $41 million) several patents, which came when it bought Friendster back in the day. By Gini Dietrich.

Facebook’s Reactions Are the 6 Stages of a Doomed Relationship.

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How to Build a Marketing Funnel for Facebook Ads

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Building a marketing funnel specific to Facebook ads can be a little intimidating and daunting, but the truth is, it's fairly easy if you follow a process. The post How to Build a Marketing Funnel for Facebook Ads appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Facebook Is Becoming Walmart

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Which is why, when Facebook announced Places , I rolled my eyes. Facebook comments plugin was introduced a few weeks ago and now Facebook Deals is here. Facebook is becoming the Walmart of social media and it’s eroding the experience. What will happen when Facebook continues to try and be everything to everyone? love Facebook.

Are You Sure You Want to Leave Facebook?

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Everyone has heard of Facebook, no doubt about it. In fact, if someone says he’s not on Facebook, he might get a few weird looks such as, “Dude, what planet are you living on?”. Did you know 71 percent of online adults use Facebook? If there is one constant thing about Facebook, it would be the algorithm changes. Bottom line, they plan for you to stay on Facebook.

Facebook Creates Organ Donor Update

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I have to admit, Facebook is doing something I can really get behind. Facebook, the social network? And Facebook is set on lowering that number, if not eradicating it all together. That is because having it on your Facebook wall could provide the evidence of consent family members need when dealing with whether to donate the organs of a loved one. Yes, indeedy.

Facebook Instant Articles: Why Should I Care?

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Facebook Instant Articles have launched and faltered and come back again, making ad revenue available to content producers. The post Facebook Instant Articles: Why Should I Care? Facebook Social Media comScore facebook developers html5 jon handschin moviepilot owned media peach vr contentHere's what you need to know. appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Facebook Questions Are Here

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Because Facebook questions are here! According to the social platform: “Questions is designed so that anyone on Facebook can help you find the answer. So far I’ve seen politics, Mac vs PC, whether or not Facebook should have an unlike button, what you’re doing tonight, innie or outie, and definitely the more they promised. Ask a Facebook question.

10 New Facebook Features for 2016

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A recent Cornell study describes how Facebook users are increasingly dependent on its utility. In fact, the study asserts that users don’t leave Facebook for lack of utility : they leave for fear of addiction. While the propensity for Facebook to cause addiction is questionable, its utility most certainly is not. Facebook Live Video (for all). Facebook at Work.

Emory’s Excellent Crisis Communication on Facebook

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This discussion was first started because of the Ebola crisis and the fact that the Emory University Hospital was being attacked on Facebook because people were scared and against the fact that two missionary doctors who contracted the awful disease were being brought back to the U.S. The issue that Emory had to deal with on Facebook. Facebook can be loud.

Three Reasons Facebook Camera Will Work

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Just a few short weeks after Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion, the social network has released its own mobile photo sharing app, aptly called Facebook Camera. They’re looking into what Instagram could have accomplished on its own and whether or not the deal will hurt competitors, giving Facebook the monopoly in mobile photo-sharing. The Billion Dollar Question.

5 Things To Know About Facebook’s Algorithm Change

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” – Adam Mosseri, VP, Product Management, (Facebook) News Feed. You may have read that Facebook recently announced an algorithm change, stating that “friends and family” will be prioritized over Page content in the Facebook News Feed. Which is only to say that organic Facebook reach has been marginal for a long time. Conclusion.

Five Things to Watch Out for as Facebook Goes Public

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The cover story is called “ American Idol ,” and it’s about Mark Zuckerberg and the pending IPO for Facebook. Because of their IPO quiet period, Facebook did not comment. Love him or hate him – or even love or hate Facebook – you have to admit he’s doing something right. Share ads that look a lot like Facebook content.

How to Get Results with Facebook Ads

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It seems one can hardly market their business on Facebook without paying for something. Facebook sponsored post ads can generate real results for your brand on Facebook. The minimum daily budget to run a Facebook ad is $5, and you can run your ad for only one day, if you choose. Getting Results with Facebook Ads. Facebook Ads Work with All Kinds of Content.

7 Brand New Facebook Features You Should Know About

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Facebook is constantly changing, and keeping up with its new features is difficult for most communications and marketing professionals. Here is the latest and greatest from Facebook: 1. Facebook Messenger allows you to add contacts (who are not your “friends”). Facebook Live will allow you to broadcast from two devices to a single video. Somewhat. ” J.

A PR Pro’s Guide to Facebook News and New Features

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The big Facebook F8 Conference was last week and there was lots of news out of it, namely video, instant articles, and a massive change to the news feed. The post A PR Pro’s Guide to Facebook News and New Features appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories A Facebook Test: The Wheel and Spoke Model Still Works Best You Are Now Allowed to Use Facebook at Work Are You Sure You Want to Leave Facebook? Here is the PR pro's guide to it all. Comments Yep. Totally, totally agree with you. We're also going to test. by Gini Dietrich Really? This bothers.

Five Things Facebook Must Do Now that They’re Public

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Facebook went public, began trading at $42.05 (and then dropped to it’s original $38) per share, and it’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg got married in a surprise wedding that was supposed to be a celebration of his now wife’s graduation from medical school. Let’s hope Facebook catches on, too. It’s been an interesting few days in the social media/tech world.

Suspend Facebook, Lock the Door, Hang Up the Phone

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Lisa Jenkins sent me a link this week: Idaho Fish and Game has suspended their Facebook page. But I wanted to address this from a different perspective: You can’t afford to shut down your Facebook page much much more than you can’t afford to operate it. It’s not that hard to have more than one person on Facebook. The Facebook page is the new telephone. And it won’t stop!

Facebook’s New “See First” Feature Gives Consumers Control, Challenges Brands

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Facebook is at it again. Here are four ways the new Facebook “See First” feature impacts brands: 1. Facebook’s “See First” feature comes with a new algorithm to throw in the mix. Based on the pages a user has liked, Facebook’s “Discover New Pages” will choose similar pages as suggestions for users. Best Practices Featured Facebook See First Social Media Updates

Facebook Speaks Out Against Employers Asking for Passwords

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Unless you’re running a daycare for adults, is the trust level so low you can’t expect they’ll get their jobs done if they spend 10 minutes on Facebook during the day? Thankfully Facebook is stepping in, speaking out against businesses who do this. Facebook Social Media divil liberties employers ask for passwords facebook facebook passwords

First Step Towards Facebook ROI: Educate With Content

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Facebook has been disrupting the scene for some time now. In 2015, brands need an ad budget to make Facebook work. At her recent webinar, Facebook partner and top social media thought leader Mari Smith shared seven proven tactics to build your business’s loyal customer base by driving more Likes to leads. Here’s a quick overview of how to create your Facebook content plan: 1.

10 Facebook Features That Businesses Should Use More Often

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A few weeks ago, I wrote an article detailing  10 new Facebook features for 2016 which naturally sparked a lot of interest: after all, who isn’t excited about shiny new features on Facebook? But its popularity made me wonder if there are existing Facebook features that may be underutilized by businesses, communication professionals and marketers. Facebook Search.

Facebook for Business Influencers

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Facebook Does Not Mean Private

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It’s Facebook question of the week time and, because I did a video on Tuesday, you get prose today instead. have a question for you – I have a boss who is on Facebook. The things he “likes&# on Facebook are not things I think clients should know about him. Facebook Does Not Mean Private originally appeared on Spin Sucks on May 5, 2011. She asks… .

Facebook’s Doomed “Yay Button”

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Pros and Cons of Facebook As Your Website

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Yesterday, I got in a debate about whether or not Facebook should be used as your website. He insisted Facebook is a great replacement for your site; I disagreed. Because the exchange bothered me so badly, I thought I’d take a step back and write the pros and cons of having Facebook as your website. Setting up a Facebook page is free. What do you think?

Facebook Messenger for Business: Six Ways Brands Can Use Chatbots

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Facebook Instant Articles and Brands

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