For a feature that doesn't even exist yet, there's been a lot of talk surrounding Facebook and video ads. With talk of it potentially generating $1 billion by the end of 2014 and the potential that it holds, its unsurprising that its gathered so much attention, but it's seen delays, a lot of delays.
Google's recent redesign of Gmail — which shunts "promotional" email into a special folder rather than letting it clutter your inbox — is working to Facebook's advantage, according to UBS Investment Research analysts Eric J. Sheridan, Vishal J. Patel and Timothy E. Chiodo.
Five cool facts about Facebook according to Economist, Social Times, CNN
1. 85 percent of women are annoyed by their friends (note—I don't think this is just limited to Facebook!) 2. Links about sex are shared 90 percent more than any other link. 3. More than 350 million users suffer from Facebook Addiction Syndrome. 4. 25 percent of users don't bother with any kind of privacy control. 5. The average Facebook user has 130 friends.
This is an old campaign which got huge attention at the time. Instead of adding friends, this smart app asked you to remove 10 friends in exchange for a free BK Whopper. Of course Facebook react to it!
1. You can do great things from a remote planet. 2. You must learn from someone wiser than you (who isn’t evil) 3. Your friends are critical to your survival. 4. You can’t avoid the death grip. 5. Your strength alone won’t save you.
"It's time to start taking Facebook and other social networking tools seriously and stop treating them like toys or hobbies. A simple mistake could cost your business dearly!... It's really disturbing the number of "Social Media Professionals" who are breaking the rules!"