How to Keep Fans and Influence People on Facebook

This is a guest post by Tom Parnell. With more than 500 million active users on Facebook ignoring it as a platform has become the select privilege of the kind of people who live up mountains with a goat (and don’t have wi-fi). If you have anything to promote, on or offline, whether it’s a product or just a personal blog, Facebook is a free and easy way to reach a huge potential audience. It is very easy to get fans on Facebook if you’ve got something worth liking, but what do you … [Read more...]

2010 Social Media Wishlist – New Features for Facebook, StumbleUpon, & Twitter

As I am on various social networks, I find myself thinking "Wow, I wish they had ___ which would make ___ easier." So here are some of the changes I'd like to see on the social networks I use the most in 2010. Facebook Checkboxes to select all groups that you want to remove yourself from, instead of having to click "Leave Group" and wait for the page to refresh after each or having to go into each group page and leave. Checkboxes to select all notifications that you would like to … [Read more...]

Facebook Applications Adding Embarrassing Content to Your Profile

When I first started out on Facebook, I got really into some of the many fun applications, adding various ones to the Boxes tab of my profile. And after a bit, I got away from using the apps and focusing on other areas of Facebook like the groups, pages, etc. So last night, when I decided to take a peek at my Boxes tab for the first time in awhile, you can imagine my surprise when I found a straight up porn image sent to me by one of my "friends" in an application that allows people to send … [Read more...]