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Facebook aims to get the world online (TheReporter)
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to get all of the world’s 7 billion people online through a partnership with some of the largest mobile technology companies. He says the Web is an essential part of life, and everyone deserves to be connected, whether they live in Norway, Nicaragua or Namibia. “The Internet not only connects us to our friends, families and communities, but it is also the foundation of the global knowledge economy,” Zuckerberg wrote in a paper posted to his Facebook page late Tuesday. The title asks “Is Connectivity A Human Right?”
FIU Fraternity Suspended Over Facebook Post (TheLedger)
Florida International University officials have suspended the school’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity chapter following a series of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) posts. An anonymous e-mail recently sent to local media and members of the FIU community included screenshots of Facebook posts that appeared to show fraternity members discussing the hazing of new members, which is prohibited by university policy. The Miami Herald reports that posts also refer to drug use and make offers to sell drugs. Several posts were of half-nude women who had apparently dated fraternity members.
Embed Any Facebook Post To Your Website (TechTree)
The feature that allows you to embed Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) posts on any website, is finally available for everyone. However, it only works with public posts. We had reported about this feature a few weeks ago, but it hadn’t been rolled out to all users at the time. Here are the steps that will quickly let you embed a public post to your website. Click on the top right corner of the post you wish to embed. You will see dropdown options, Embed Post is right at the end; click on it.
Facebook cloning, irritating ads are driving change in social media: here’s how (Memeburn)
The social media landscape is constantly changing and if you’re looking to market yourself across a variety of platforms (who isn’t?), you have to be aware of the particular forces affecting each of them. Who, for instance, would’ve guessed that one of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s biggest issues this year would be a spate of cloning attacks? Or that the highly targeted ad system could ultimately aid in the rising user numbers being experienced by public social networks such as Twitter and Pinterest? We’ve therefore outlined some of the major trends that anyone looking to market themselves over social media should be aware of and how they can make the most of the opportunities currently available to them.