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Facebook tests larger visual format for Questions

Facebook appears to be testing a new format for its Questions product, which includes large photos that users can click on to respond. We saw the social network testing this on its own “Known Issues on Facebook” and “Facebook Tips” … Continue reading

Videos, events now featured in publisher tool for pages; Questions demoted to drop-down menu

Facebook appears to be testing a consolidated content publisher on pages, giving new prominence to videos and events while hiding the Questions feature behind a drop-down menu. The publisher is the area from which page owners make posts to their … Continue reading

Facebook Questions appear in mobile News Feed

Facebook now displays Questions activity in the mobile News Feed nearly a year after the product launched on the desktop version of the site. Mobile users can finally see and answer Facebook Questions from their friends and pages. This could … Continue reading

Facebook expands Questions API

Facebook added the option to write structured question posts through the Graph API on Friday. Applications can now ask Facebook Questions on behalf of users or pages that authorize them to do so. This is particularly useful for page management … Continue reading

Facebook: A Year in Review

Facebook’s “Move fast and break things” mantra was put into action again this year as the company overhauled a number of its products, introduced many new features and eliminated old functionality. Here is a month-by-month review of changes that most … Continue reading

Facebook Adds “Related Posts” with Questions and Comments to Sponsored Stories

Facebook experimented with a new “Related Post” Sponsored Story format that leverages comments and questions over the Thanksgiving holiday to encourage more interaction between consumers and respective brands. This is an improvement on Facebook’s “Comment” Sponsored Story ad unit, which draws … Continue reading

Reviews and Discussion Tabs Now Removed from Facebook App Profile Pages

The previously announced removal of Reviews and Discussions from application profile pages has now gone into effect. The removal of Reviews mainly affects developers that solicit reviews for their apps, such as game developers fishing for a five-star rating. By … Continue reading

SurveyMonkey’s Facebook Page Tab App Helps Businesses Gain Feedback From Fans

SurveyMonkey today launched a new Facebook Page tab application that helps admins collect surveys from their fans. Once the free app has been added to a Page, admins can select to display any of their pre-made SurveyMonkey along with a Facebook Share button for getting users to distribute a questionnaire to friends. Though its display to existing [...]

Enrique Igelsias, Football, TV, Disney, Converse and More on This Week’s Top 15 Growing Facebook Pages

Popular musicians like Enrique Iglesias, football clubs like FC Barcelona, entertainment like “Harry Potter,” and products like Converse made our list of the top 15 growing Facebook Pages this week. We measure the growth of the Pages, which grew from 523,700 and 1.1 million Likes, with our PageData tool. Top Gainers This Week 1. Sour [...]

Facebook for Journalists: More Work Than Twitter, but With a Bigger Payout

Last week, Facebook launched a Page called Journalists on Facebook in an effort to encourage the news community to use the site’s Page feature as a distribution and research tool. Historically, Twitter has been more popular with journalists. thanks to its focus on link sharing, the additional distribution they can get thanks to the ease [...]