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Facebook Makes Multiple Changes to Ad Policies for Financial Services

Facebook is modifying its policies related to advertising blockchain, cryptocurrency, and financial products and services. Some changes make the ad policies more restrictive, while others make the policies more lenient. Relaxing the policies on written approval Facebook updated its advertising policies last summer to require written approval before promoting cryptocurrency products and services. The process […]

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Facebook Stories Have 500 Million Daily Users, 3 Million Advertisers

Facebook stories have now reached 500 million daily active users, up from the 300 million daily actives reported in September. This number was revealed by CEO Mark Zuckerberg during an earnings call from yesterday. Zuckerberg says that stories, along with messages and small groups, are by far the fastest growing areas of online communication. In […]

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Facebook Lets Users Share 3D Photos in Stories

Facebook is expanding 3D photos to stories and offering two new ways to create them. Facebook introduced 3D photos back in October which, until now, could only be shared in the regular news feed. They can now be shared through Facebook Stories, although the upload process still begins at the news feed. To post a […]

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Facebook Tests Integrating Stories into the News Feed

Facebook has been spotted testing a redesigned version of the news feed which also includes stories. In addition, this version of the news feed has a new interface which prompts users to tap through as though they were viewing a series of stories on Instagram or Snapchat. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong discovered the test […]

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Facebook Lets Users Search for All Active Ads That Pages Are Running

Facebook is expanding its Ad Library tool to include information about all active ads from any page. Previously, Ad Library only included information for ads related to politics or issues of national importance. It was also limited to searching by keywords. Now you can search by page. In addition to finding all ads a page […]

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Facebook Removes Targeting Options From Certain Ads to Fight Discrimination

Facebook is taking steps to stop discriminatory advertising practices by removing targeting options that were used to exclude people. Housing, employment, and credit ads can no longer be targeted by age, race, or gender. As Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg explains in a blog post, these changes are the result of settlement agreements with civil rights […]

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Massive Facebook Outage – Search Engine Journal

It’s not just you. Facebook is undergoing an outage today, March 13, 2019. The outage appears to have started at noon eastern time, which is about 9 AM Pacific. This outage is preventing many people from posting to Facebook onto their news feed. The outage is affecting new posts from being created. What happens is […]

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7 Ways to Use Facebook Lead Gen Ads You May Not Have Thought Of

Just because something is specifically developed for a specific purpose doesn’t mean that there is only one use for it. Lead gen ads on Facebook (and LinkedIn) are just such an example in online advertising. They were developed to help lead generation companies, B2B or B2C, generate leads to follow up within their sales pipelines. […]

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Facebook Cannot be Deleted from Certain Android Phones

Facebook is causing an uproar amongst Android phone owners after discovering the app cannot be permanently deleted. Specifically, owners of Samsung phones cannot permanently delete Facebook as a result of a pre-install deal made between the two companies. Facebook can only be “disabled” on Samsung phones, which means the app will forever remain on the […]

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Facebook Extends Deadline for Subscription Messaging Permissions

On December 4, Facebook made a major announcement that went largely unnoticed by Facebook marketers. Yet the news and related policy have a hugely powerful impact on every business with a Facebook page. The announcement: This article covers: What Is Facebook Subscription Messaging? What if, as an online marketer, you could: Message your target audience […]

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