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Facebook Shows Their Support For Marriage Equality With Rainbow Profile Pictures

on June 29, 2015 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Shows Their Support For Marriage Equality With Rainbow Profile Pictures

On Friday June 26, the United States Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide. The decision came with much public support and many companies around the world also came out in support of marriage equality and the legal recognition it has finally received. Facebook have created a new tool which lets users update […]

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Facebook Reaches 1.44 Billion Monthly Users

on April 24, 2015 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Reaches 1.44 Billion Monthly Users

According to Facebook’s latest earnings call, their user base is still growing and they now have 1.44 billion monthly users. Facebook have released a number of other stats for us to ponder: 1.25 billion users access the service on their mobile every month 581 million users access Facebook every month soley on their mobile 936 […]

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Facebook Simplifies Messaging & Private Chat With Messenger.com

on April 9, 2015 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Simplifies Messaging & Private Chat With Messenger.com

Facebook is now allowing users to access their Private Messages on a new stand alone website – Messenger.com. Sometime ago we saw Facebook move their private messaging features into stand alone smartphone applications – called Facebook Messenger. They have now gone 1 step further by offering this new browser based messaging option. Messenger.com has a […]

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Facebook Offers Privacy Check Up For Public Posts

on March 24, 2015 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Offers Privacy Check Up For Public Posts

Lately we have seen Facebook prompting users who share public content in a ‘Privacy Check-Up’. In an effort to make sure users are sharing their updates with the correct audience, Facebook has been prompting users who share Public Content to verify what audience their posts should reach: This is especially useful for younger audiences who […]

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WhatsApp Has Approx 2.4 Million Australian Users

on March 19, 2015 | Facebook | Comments (0)
WhatsApp Has Approx 2.4 Million Australian Users

Facebook’s prized messaging app – WhatsApp has approximately 2.4 million active Australian users as of Q4 2014. Over 2015 we no doubt expect to see further growth and will update you with further numbers in our monthly social media statistics. How do we get this figure? Thanks to some interesting data from Statista. According to […]

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Facebook Launches Missing Child Alerts

on January 15, 2015 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Launches Missing Child Alerts

For many years people have been using the power of Facebook to find lost or missing children. Today, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook is rolling out a new product – Missing Child Alerts that will specifically help families find lost/missing or abducted children. Mark went on to comment: “We’re launching Amber Alerts to use the […]

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Facebook Adds Donate Button In Newsfeed Encouraging Users To Donate For Ebola

on November 7, 2014 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Adds Donate Button In Newsfeed Encouraging Users To Donate For Ebola

Facebook’s 1.3 Billion users will see a prompt in their newsfeed on both Desktop and Mobile, encouraging them to donate to various international charities to help fight the Ebola virus. Facebook announced the update on their news section, and we have already seen CEO Mark Zuckerberg donate $25 Million USD of his own money. Now […]

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Facebook Introduces ‘Safety Check’ Feature For Natural Disasters

on October 17, 2014 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Introduces 'Safety Check' Feature For Natural Disasters

Facebook has announced the rollout of a new ‘Safety Check’ feature which is enabled in times of natural disaster. If there is a natural disaster near your location, Facebook will notify you and prompt you to let all your Facebook friends know you are OK – I’m safe. The new feature will also tell you […]

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Facebook Retires Their Snapchat Competing App – Poke

on May 15, 2014 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Retires Their Snapchat Competing App - Poke

Facebook has quietly removed their Poke application from the App Store, an application that was created by Facebook to compete directly with Snapchat. Poke was launched in December 2012 and much like Snapchat allowed users to send short 10 second images that disappear, however the service never gained considerable traction despite Facebook’s best efforts. Facebook […]

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Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Monthly Mobile Users

on April 28, 2014 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Monthly Mobile Users

In Facebook’s latest earning release we are given further insight into how the world’s largest social network is growing. Firstly, Facebook’s financial results for the quarter was US $2.5 billion in revenue and US $642 million net profit. In a first for the company – active monthly mobile users reached 1 Billion. Commentary from Facebook: […]

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