From NY Times: Facebook allows you to designate a friend or family member as a “legacy contact.” If you want to have your account memorialized after you die, this person basically serves as the executor of your Facebook account by managing your profile and can update your cover photo and profile photo, post information and accept new friend requests. (Memorialized accounts without legacy contacts cannot be changed.)
From The Content Strategist: Sometimes it feels like the entire marketing world is tweeting simultaneously. You can almost feel the wave of social media managers strolling into the office with their coffee, sitting down at 9 a.m., and scheduling a flood of tweets to go out every 30 minutes for the next eight hours. It’s beautiful, really, but only if your definition of beauty is synchronized corporate communication.
But those in the know have some tricks. They know which time gets the most Facebook shares (1 p.m.), and which time gets the most clicks (3 p.m.). They know when B2B brands rock Twitter (weekdays), and when people actually pay attention to B2C brands (weekends, and Wednesday for some reason). And they know this because they probably have Neil Patel’s infographic stapled to their desk.
From FastCompany: Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer's Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.
From Facebook: To get a clearer picture of the potential level of support for marriage equality on Facebook, we examined how many U.S. users changed their profile photos over the past few days.
From All Facebook: Facebook users can tag friends in videos, photos, check-ins and status updates, among other types of interactions. But there is an etiquette to be followed, as not everyone appreciates being tagged. When is it appropriate to tag and when should you just keep it to yourself?
From Design Taxi: Instagram has released a new intellectual property policy that allows the company to sell users’ photographs without paying or notifying them.
From strategy+business: As CEO of a public company, Mark Zuckerberg needs to engage his board in developing the next generation of leaders.
From Smart Blogs: Marketing never sits still for long. At a South by Southwest session, co-led by American Express OPEN and Skillshare, Buddy Media CEO Mike Lazerow gave his take on the shifting paradigm of marketing and how Facebook’s features are set to challenge the field all over again.