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Study: Teens Are Not Fleeing Facebook Youth social media habits may surprise you

Who says Facebook doesn’t still have its youth? Almost 80 percent of teens are there, and they are more active on the social network than any other, according to a…

June 24, 2014, 11:48 AM EDT

Facebook Says If You Like Video Then You'll See More of It Views double in past six months

Facebook is giving video views more weight in its News Feed algorithm, which determines what users see from brands and friends on the social network. The greater emphasis on video…

June 23, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT

Brands May Be Surprised to Find Themselves on Yo Squatters likely reason Pepsi, Subway, McDonald's popping up on hot app

Yo, Pepsi. Yo, McDonald's. Yo, Subway. Welcome to Yo—whether you like it or not.  The identities of some of the largest corporations are popping up on the latest app obsession—among them,…

June 20, 2014, 6:03 AM EDT

Mike's Hard Lemonade Is Now Paul's Hard Lemonade in Honor of 1 Millionth Facebook Fan He's earned it

Mike's Hard Lemonade has changed its name—in a temporary, promotional-stunt kind of way—to Paul's Hard Lemonade to salute Paul Siano of Illinois, the 1 millionth fan on its Facebook page. The…

June 19, 2014, 3:15 AM EDT

This Small Startup Says Facebook Imitated Its Photo App Idea Look forces users to share, too

Facebook’s new app isn’t a Snapchat clone; it’s more of a Look-alike. The core feature of Facebook’s Slingshot—the requirement to reply to unlock a photo—already appears on an iPhone app…

June 18, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

Facebook's Slingshot Makes Users Share Photos If you show me your selfie, I'll show you mine

Facebook’s latest attempt at a Snapchat rival, Slingshot, could also be its big contribution to selfie culture. The new app is being launched by Facebook today on the iPhone and…

June 17, 2014, 2:37 PM EDT

Facebook Auto-Play Video Is Running on Brand Pages Could ramp up branded video on the social platform

Brand marketers, you may soon be able to run auto-play videos on your Facebook page without buying an ad. Some of your peers already are. Facebook is testing a feature that…

June 16, 2014, 3:24 PM EDT

Facebook Is Beginning to Look Like a Bona Fide Online Ad Network Web interest targeting is a step toward Google's biz model

Now that Facebook will include users’ Web behavior to fine-tune targeting, it’s only a matter of time before it expands its ad network to outside publishers, according to marketing experts. Facebook…

June 16, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

Twitter Is Surprisingly Low on This List of World Cup Fan Plans Comes in fifth for news

Twitter looks like an underdog in the World Cup, according to a survey by RadiumOne. It was in just fifth place in a ranking of sites consumers would tap for…

June 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

How Does Kiehl's Launch a New Product? By Sending It to Space, Of Course New campaign looks for social liftoff

Kiehl’s new face moisturizer is more like space moisturizer. The high-end cosmetics brand launched a rudimentary spacecraft with its product on board so it could promote a new line of…

June 11, 2014, 6:30 AM EDT

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