Facebook is updating how you can authenticate your account logins

You’ll soon have more options for staying secure on Facebook with two-factor authentication. Facebook is simplifying the process for two-factor verification on its platform so you won’t have to give the company your phone number just to bring additional security to your device. The company announced today that it is adding support for third-party authentication […]

Progressive advocacy groups call on the FTC to ‘make Facebook safe for democracy’

A team of progressive advocacy groups, including MoveOn and Demand Progress, are asking the Federal Trade Commission to “make Facebook safe for democracy.” According to Axios, the campaign, called Freedom From Facebook, is set to launch a six-figure ad campaign on Monday that will run on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, among other platforms. The other […]

How to Create Awesome Facebook Carousel Ads That Convert

How to Create Awesome Facebook Carousel Ads That Convert Gordon Donnelly Last updated : May 21, 2018 Social Media With GIFs, videos, slideshows, and Canvas ads floating ubiquitously around Facebook these days, one thing has become evident—users prefer interactive content over stagnant content. They want something that moves. Something that’ll give them an experience they […]

Marketing Day: Twitter updates, Facebook Ads Reporting & LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. The post Marketing Day: Twitter updates, Facebook Ads Reporting & LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & […]

Facebook Stories reveals 150M daily viewers and here come ads

After 14 months of silence since launching, Facebook Stories has finally announced a 150 million daily active user count for its Snapchat Stories clone. And now it’s time to earn some money off it. Facebook Stories will start testing its first ads today in the U.S., Mexico and Brazil. They’re 5- to 15-second video ads […]

Facebook updates Ads Reporting & introduces new ‘creative reporting’ metric

The creative reporting metric lets advertisers compare which ad creative elements deliver the best results across campaigns. The post Facebook updates Ads Reporting & introduces new ‘creative reporting’ metric appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook faces fresh criticism over ad targeting of sensitive interests

Is Facebook trampling over laws that regulate the processing of sensitive categories of personal data by failing to ask people for their explicit consent before it makes sensitive inferences about their sex life, religion or political beliefs? Or is the company merely treading uncomfortably and unethically close to the line of the law? An investigation […]

To make Stories global, Facebook adds Archive and audio posts

Facebook’s future rests on convincing the developing world to adopt Stories. But just because the slideshow format will soon surpass feed sharing doesn’t mean people use them the same way everywhere. So late last year, Facebook sent a team to India to learn what features they’d need to embrace Stories across a variety of local […]

Facebook suspends ~200 suspicious apps out of “thousands” reviewed so far

Did you just notice a Facebook app has gone AWOL? After reviewing “thousands” of apps on its platform following a major data misuse scandal that blew up in March, Facebook has announced it’s suspended around 200 apps — pending what it describes as a “thorough investigation” into whether or not their developers misused Facebook user […]

Anyone could download Cambridge researchers’ 4-million-user Facebook data set for years

A data set of more than 3 million Facebook users and a variety of their personal details collected by Cambridge researchers was available for anyone to download for some four years, New Scientist reports. It’s likely only one of many places where such huge sets of personal data collected during a period of permissive Facebook […]