When Facebook executives talk about user privacy issues and control over content, it is apparent that user’s interests are their top priority. But, it turns out their actions are nowhere near public statements that they make. After massively faltering with Beacon, it seems Facebook has learned the art of deception. They have learned that an average user wouldn’t care about their practices as long as they can avoid negative buzz. They effectively do this by consistently claiming they are pro-user. An average Facebook user is sold on those ‘void’ claims.
I would highlight 3 changes that are already in effect, or are in the pipeline that show Facebook’s actual intentions:
via Facebook – Pro-User Claims and Reality | Retail Spokes – Online Retail Focused Content Solutions.
Along with good design and layout, it is important for brand pages to have great content that drives conversations and social interactions. Unlike retailers, most brands do not offer any coupons or promotions making it even more important to have quality content. I have come across hundreds of Facebook pages, but these 5 brands stand out for excellent design, engaging content, and social features that draw millions of Likes.
via Top 5 Facebook Pages Series – Brands | Retail Spokes – Online Retail Focused Content Solutions.