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Justin Lafferty / Inside Facebook:
Facebook launches Public Content Solutions to help media partners with trend data   —  As more and more people talk about current events on Facebook, developers within the media industry are looking for some way to join the conversation.  So to offer companies a solution into the data behind trending topics …
Mar 8, 2014, 12:20 AMIn context
Justin Lafferty / Inside Facebook:
Facebook ad targeting to include location, demographic, interests, off-site behavior   —  Facebook's ad targeting capabilities — already pretty impressive — have just gotten deeper.  Facebook announced Thursday that soon improved Core Audiences targeting options will start rolling out …
Feb 20, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Justin Lafferty / Inside Facebook:
Facebook to eliminate sponsored search results   —  As part of its recent advertising simplification push, Facebook is eliminating its sponsored search results ad unit.  A Facebook spokesperson told Inside Facebook that the reason why the sponsored results will be nixed is because the most common marketers …
Jun 13, 2013, 2:35 PMIn context
Brittany Darwell / Inside Facebook:
Facebook settles Timelines trademark suit   —  Facebook and Timelines Inc. have reached a settlement in the trademark case against the social network, according to a document Facebook filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  —  Timelines Inc. operates Timelines.com …
May 3, 2013, 4:20 PMIn context
Brittany Darwell / Inside Facebook:
Facebook simplifies process for apps to incorporate Open Graph actions   —  Facebook today announced some changes to make it easier for developers to add Open Graph actions to their apps, including making it possible for apps to publish common actions without any configuration.
Apr 8, 2013, 11:50 PMIn context
Brittany Darwell / Inside Facebook:
Facebook ‘focused on basics’ for News Feed and mobile ads   —  There's a vision many people have when they think about mobile advertising.  Hyperlocal, real-time, something that incorporates features like text, push notifications, QR codes and GPS.  —  Facebook News Feed product manager Jeff Kanter …
Mar 12, 2013, 4:40 AMIn context
Brittany Darwell / Inside Facebook:
Facebook tests new version of Offers to increase conversions, give users control when they share with friends   —  Facebook is testing a new version of its Offers product, which gives users the option to shop immediately or get a reminder before the promotion ends.
Feb 19, 2013, 7:25 AMIn context
Brittany Darwell / Inside Facebook:
Facebook ‘Lookalike Audiences’ help advertisers reach users similar to current customers, others in their database   —  Facebook is testing a new feature called “Lookalike Audiences” that helps advertisers target users similar to those in their Custom Audience databases, a spokesperson from the company tells us.
Feb 5, 2013, 7:20 AMIn context
Brittany Darwell / Inside Facebook:
Facebook begins testing ‘Collections’ posts again with more retailers   —  Facebook today began the second phase of testing a new “Collections” feature that lets pages post about their products and lets users save items they want, a spokesperson tells us.  —  Collections posts are similar …
Dec 19, 2012, 4:45 PMIn context
Brittany Darwell / Inside Facebook:
Facebook to remove attribution when pages post via third-party apps   —  Facebook today let developers know that it will be removing attribution from page posts that are made through third-party applications like HootSuite.  —  Previously, these page posts would appear in the feed and on pages' Timelines with a “via [app name]” link.
Dec 18, 2012, 9:30 PMIn context

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