How to Add a Life Event to Your Facebook Timeline (and Why You Should)

How to Add a Life Event to Your Facebook Timeline (and Why You Should)

Facebook did an entire makeover with the introduction of the Facebook Timeline. Our Facebook pages haven’t been the same since. The massive banner like image dominates, and then your “life story” follows. The timeline is resting place for all of your memorable posts, photos, events…all organized in a reverse chronological order. Admittedly, you have to scroll quite a few feet […]

Facebook revamps feature to highlight life milestones

Facebook revamps feature to highlight life milestones

Expecting a baby or buying a brand new car? The tech firm wants you to highlight these huge moments. Facebook life events will have their own section on the social network. When Facebook product manager David Harris proposed last year to his then-girlfriend, he shared the milestone on the social network. But he didn’t feel like the post matched the magnitude of the moment. That’s […]

Facebook Redesigned “Life Events” Feature

Facebook Redesigned “Life Events” Feature

Graduating from med college, getting engaged, starting your dream job — these are life-changing events that you wish to shout about from a hilltop. Facebook met that need with its “Life Events” feature; however it never felt like shouting from a hilltop until now. Facebook recently rolled out an updated feature that makes your Life Events pop — literally. Now these posts can include photos from the other […]

Facebook new life events feature

Facebook new life events feature

For example, once a user posts about a new relationship, it’ll show a beating heart icon, or if two people get engaged, it’ll show a ring icon. The life events cover ten completely different categories, ranging from travel, family and education, to more solemn events like friends or family who have passed away. Like other posts, any emoji reactions will appear as an animation to give off a sense that friends […]

Facebook life events types

Facebook life events types

Facebook offers you to publish different types of life events on your Timeline. Of course you can create your own type of life event. These are the offered event types and some examples of what they can include: Work & Education: New Job, Published Book or Paper. Retirement. New School. Study Abroad. Volunteer Work. Military Service. Create Your Own. Family […]

Facebook Watch is settling down

Facebook Watch is settling down

If you’re not posting as many status updates nowadays, Facebook is hoping it can at least persuade you to open the app and watch some TV. Perhaps even pay for some. 2018 has been a busy year for Facebook’s still-nascent efforts around streaming original programming a la Netflix, which is another way of saying the social networking giant’s still got an extended way to go before it’s seen […]

Facebook watch, an opportunity for business?

Facebook watch, an opportunity for business?

Facebook is launching a brand new video-only platform called Watch. And it might be something for small businesses or influencers to keep an eye on. A Look at Facebook Watch. The Facebook Watch platform, which can be accessible on mobile, desktop and in Facebook’s TV apps, will focus on shows that have episodes that match into a theme or storyline. […]

Facebook Watch is growing but still dwarfed by YouTube

Facebook Watch is growing but still dwarfed by YouTube

The prospects for publishers on the social network’s new video offering are still uncertain. Facebook Watch receives seventy five million viewers daily, according to new statistics shared by the company. However despite its growth, the platform remains a fraction the size of its most vital rival, YouTube, and some media companies are concerned by the platform’s changing character. On Thursday, Facebook gave its most detailed look at the scale of Watch, the video offering it launched in 2017 to get people to watch longer type programming. Facebook aforesaid its seventy five million daily viewers spend twenty minutes on average daily on Watch videos, and there […]

The method Facebook uses to suggest Friends

The method Facebook uses to suggest Friends

Ever questioned how Facebook’s people you may know algorithm works? It’s so accurate it’s nearly creepy. At its core, the underlying concept is kind of simple, and we can model Facebook’s friend suggestion algorithm as a PageRank problem. Let’s say we want to seek out potential friends for a user. Let each of their friends act as a hub, and each of the friends’ friends act as an authority (getting rid of duplicates, as well as the user and their friends). Now, we’ve got a listing of people that the user isn’t friends with, however has mutual friends with. We are able to assign a […]

How to create a Facebook group

How to create a Facebook group

What is a Facebook Group? Groups are meant to be a close circle of individuals who share and keep in touch on Facebook. People tend to make them around things like: Topics Books (think of it sort of a book club) Their business (sort of like an “insider’s club”) To sell things locally Exclusive membership site Support groups. There is no “Wrong” topic for a group. It all depends on you. How to create a Facebook group. 1. Find “Add Group”. From your “home page” on […]