Josh Constine


Facebook Rolls Out New App Authentication Flow That Ups Privacy and Transparency

Facebook is granting all developers access to a new application authentication flow today that was announced at f8 last month. Developers can now add a description of their app that will […]

“Recently Read Articles” Aggregated News Feed Stories Give Facebook Reader Apps a Viral Boost

Facebook is now prominently displaying a new “Recently Read Articles” story type in the news feed. It shows articles read by one’s friends who use any of the recently launched […]

Facebook’s Partnership With eBay Will Bring It Ad-Targetable Data on What Users “Want” and “Own”

Today at the PayPal Innovate conference in San Francisco, eBay and Facebook announced a partnership to integrate the Open Graph protocol into eBay’s ecommerce platforms X.commerce, Magento and GSI. Merchants […]

How To Put A Facebook Subscribe Widget On Your Site

Facebook has yet to release a plugin that websites can install to ask for subscribers to Facebook profiles. Here's how to create your own, using the social network's badge creator.

Facebook Ad Click Through Rate Up 18%, Cost Per Click Down 10% Says TBG Digital

Facebook ads are getting cheaper and users are clicking them more, says a new report from Facebook Ads API partner TBG Digital. From the second to the third quarter of […]

How to Create a Facebook Subscribe Widget for Your Website

Last month Facebook launched the Subscribe feature that lets users select to receive the public updates of people they’re not friends with, similar to following someone on Twitter. However, Facebook […]

Facebook’s Music Sharing Partnerships Aren’t Helping Musicians Gain Fans

Facebook has yet to create an easy and obvious way for users to Like the Pages of musicians they listen to, costing artists significant marketing opportunities. Since the listening activity […]

Study of Facebook News Feed Changes: Page Post Comments Up 21%, Likes Up 9%, Impressions Down 25%

Following Facebook’s recent changes to the news feed, Pages are receiving 21% more comments and 9% more Likes, though 25% fewer impressions per post, according to a study by Page […]

Third-Party Facebook Mobile Utility Apps Integrate Hardware to Offer Lightweight Social Experiences

Several developers released new Facebook-integrated mobile web apps today to coincide with the launch of Facebook’s mobile application platform. The Huffington Post, Flixster, AudioVroom and others provide an early showcase […]

Third-Party Facebook Mobile Utility Apps Integrate Hardware to Offer Lightweight Social Experiences

Several developers released new Facebook-integrated mobile web apps today to coincide with the launch of Facebook’s mobile application platform. The Huffington Post, Flixster, AudioVroom and others provide an early showcase […]