Apple’s EU antitrust case targets App Store limits on Microsoft and Facebook gaming apps

Facebook and Microsoft’s complaints over how their gaming apps appear on Apple’s App Store may feed into an EU investigation of the iPhone maker’s business.Read More Social – VentureBeat

How to Create 4 Facebook Custom Audiences That Convert

Want better Facebook ad results? Do your Facebook ads reach the right people at the right point in the customer journey? In this article, you’ll learn how to develop Facebook audiences for cold, warm, and hot prospect targeting and deliver ad creative that reaches hot prospects who abandon their carts mid-purchase. To learn how to […]

Facebook launches commerce and connectivity-focused accelerator programs

Facebook launched two 12-week accelerator programs for startups on Monday as the social juggernaut looks for new ideas and solutions to expand its commerce and connectivity efforts. Facebook’s Commerce Accelerator will select 60 startups from the EMEA and LATAM regions for the program, the company said. The startups that make the cut will explore building […]

Facebook just banned one of its biggest QAnon groups

Hundreds of thousands of advocates of the QAnon conspiracy theory are going to have to find a new online hangout. The second largest QAnon group on Facebook has been banned from the platform, the social network announced Thursday. The group, called “Official Q/Qanon,” had nearly 200,000 members at the time of its removal. Facebook said […]

Attorneys general from twenty states call on Facebook to do more to fight discrimination, disinformation and harassment

In an open letter to Facebook’s leadership posted earlier today, the attorneys general from 20 states called on the company to do more to fight intimidation, discrimination, disinformation, harassment and hate speech on the platform. “Although Facebook has made some progress in counteracting the use of its platform to dehumanize and demean, that is just […]

Advanced Facebook Audience Targeting for eCommerce Businesses

Want to do advanced Facebook ad targeting? Looking for tools to make it easier to track custom events on Facebook? To explore how eCommerce businesses can use advanced Facebook ad targeting, I interview Miracle Wanzo on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Miracle is a Facebook ads expert and co-founder of Discovery Marketing, a Facebook ads […]

Facebook extends coronavirus work from home policy until July 2021

Facebook has joined Google in saying it will allow employees to work from home until the middle of next year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. “Based on guidance from health and government experts, as well as decisions drawn from our internal discussions about these matters, we are allowing employees to continue voluntarily working […]

Daily Crunch: Twitter and Facebook take action against Trump

Facebook and Twitter are taking a stronger stand against pandemic misinformation, we preview the latest version of macOS and a mental health startup raises $ 50 million. Here’s your Daily Crunch for August 6, 2020. The big story: Twitter, Facebook take action against Trump misinformation Facebook and Twitter both took action against a post from […]

Facebook removes Trump post for violating coronavirus misinformation rules

Facebook took down a post by U.S. President Donald Trump, which the company said violated its rules against sharing misinformation about the coronavirus.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook just took down a Trump post that claimed kids are immune to COVID-19

Facebook took down a video President Trump posted to his account Wednesday, citing its rules against false claims about the coronavirus. The decision to remove the video signals a new direction for Facebook, which has been taking incremental steps recently to distance itself from the perception that the company deliberately turns a blind eye to […]