Earlier this year, Facebook held its first ever summit for group admins as part of a renewed focus on groups, which then lead to the introduction of a range of new analytics tools and options to better enable admins to maintain and grow their Facebook communities.
Now, Facebook’s adding in some new group tools to further enhance group engagement, including welcome notes, member badges and specific group profiles.
Following a period of relative quiet after the launch of their Watch platform back in August, Facebook is again ramping up its original video efforts.
After announcing a new deal to air 47 college basketball games, The Social Network is also launching a new tool to encourage more video creators to post original content, re-vamping their Mentions app into a new tool called ‘Facebook Creator’.
Facebook wants you to know about the security-centric tools that are already in your Facebook account, so in the coming weeks (possibly from today) you’ll start seeing a little prompt at the top of your feed asking you to go through a three-step process. Or you can kickstart it yourself today by going here.
Today’s launch comes a few months after Facebook first revealed it was testing the feature. But now it’s available for everyone.
They were close in their last market update, and now Facebook has confirmed that they’ve surpassed their latest major milestone – 2 billion monthly active users.
And while, to some degree, this may seem like a minor announcement – Facebook, already the largest social media platform in the world, is now bigger - it’s worth taking a moment to consider the enormity of what Facebook’s community has become.
While Facebook has grown to become one of the biggest advertising platforms in the world, there’s still a lot of potential for growth in the social media giant.
Back in February, as part of their 2016 Q4 performance update, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg noted that while there were four million active advertisers on the network (that’s risen to five million since), there are more than 65 million businesses using Facebook Pages in total, a significant gap between active businesses and active advertisers.