Want to hide your activities from your Facebook wall? Here’s how! Continue Reading How to delete recent activities from your Facebook profile
Our designers have been busy bees here at Counterintuity getting our clients ready for Timeline. Here are just a few of the designs they’ve completed this week in response to this revolutionary Facebook change. Log into Facebook, then click on each link to see the cover in full glory on the actual Facebook Timeline page.… Continue Reading Timeline design that’s oh so fine!
Many of you have asked, “What will happen to our custom Facebook welcome pages and apps when the change to Timeline is made on March 30? True to form, Facebook is doing away with what they call “canvas apps” or “tabs” as it did away with FBML when it introduced iframes. What does this mean… Continue Reading How Facebook’s Timeline will change your custom landing pages
For a social network that relies on goodwill (aka advertising dollars) from businesses, it’s telling that Facebook has essentially shut out marketing and PR from their newly-released Timeline for Pages format. Businesses formerly enjoyed a robust cache of “free” functionality on iframes to promote sales, including for custom welcome tabs inviting users to like and… Continue Reading Is Facebook Timeline for Pages a small business killer?
Facebook’s ticker has been perhaps the most hated “upgrade” since the social network’s inception eight years ago this month. Seeing every song your friend listens to on Spotify, watching friends chit-chat with people you’ve never heard of, and the sheer distraction of continual movement in your peripheral vision caused millions of fans to complain to… Continue Reading How to disable Facebook’s ticker for good
A recent study by Exact Target showed that the main reason people “Like” a business’s Facebook Page is to get special offers and promotions. Facebook contests offer many benefits. They can increase Likes and fan engagement on your page; secure relevant and targeted fans; add to your e-mail list; increase traffic on your website; and… Continue Reading How to run a winning Facebook contest
It’s hard to believe that my Facebook friends–mostly college-educated–are so gullible. The same people that teach their children not to take candy from strangers are the very ones who are propagating the most ridiculous rumors on Facebook, without even checking their facts. Just to be clear: 1. Costco is not giving away $1000 gift certificates… Continue Reading There’s no such thing as a free (plane) ride and other Facebook rumors
Last week, my Facebook profile was hacked. “I” began sending messages to my Facebook friends about a getting a great deal on Viagra. I became suspicious when I began getting e-mails from friends wondering how I knew they needed that particular product (or proudly boasting that they didn’t). You’ve no doubt seen them: “Lisa, I… Continue Reading How my Facebook profile got hacked