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    • Introducing Workplace by Facebook

      At Facebook, we’ve had an internal version of our app to help run our company for many years. We’ve seen that just as Facebook keeps you connected to friends and family, it can do the same with coworkers. We started testing a version of Facebook for the workplace with a few other organizations over a year ago.

      Facebook Newsroom- 21 readers -
    • Introducing Marketplace: Buy and Sell with Your Local Community

      By Mary Ku, Director of Product Management Facebook is where people connect, and in recent years more people have been using Facebook to connect in another way: buying and selling with each other. This activity started in Facebook Groups and has grown substantially. More than 450 million people visit buy and sell groups each month — from families in a local neighborhood to col ...

      Facebook Newsroom- 18 readers -
  • Grow Your Social Media Career With Hundreds of Free Education Videos

    … With 2.3 billion users worldwide—and 3 billion more coming online by 2018—social media is where your audience and customers are. In fact, it’s estimated that three-quarters of all consumers make buying decisions that are influenced by things they see and read on networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Businesses and marketers know…

    Hootsuitein Social- 11 readers -
  • Empowering the world to stay connected: Introducing Messenger Lite

    … By Tom Mulcahy, Engineering Manager for Messenger Lite Furthering our goal to empower people all over the world to stay connected, today we’re launching a new app called Messenger Lite, a standalone version of Messenger for Android. Messenger Lite is a slimmed down version of Messenger that offers the core features of Messenger for markets…

    Facebook Newsroom- 7 readers -
  • You Can Now Do More with Google Plus in Hootsuite

    … Hootsuite has long allowed anyone with a Google+ page to post to Google+, making it easy for brands and businesses to manage all of their social channels from one place. While this has been valuable for Google+ page owners, folks with Google+ profiles haven’t been able to post from the Hootsuite dashboard. That is, until now. With the release…

    Hootsuitein Social Google- 14 readers -
  • A New Way to Control the Ads You See on Facebook, and an Update on Ad Blocking

    … this. These improvements are designed to give people even more control over how their data informs the ads they see. Addressing Ad Blocking When they’re relevant and well-made, ads can be useful, helping us find new products and services and introducing us to new experiences — like an ad that shows you your favorite band is coming to town…

    Facebook Newsroom- 6 readers -
  • Thank You! ♥ Messenger

    … People use Messenger to connect with the people and businesses they care most about. They make plans, share dreams, send payments, tell jokes, play games, let their loved ones know they’re thinking of them and much, much more. Today we are announcing that more than 1 billion people now use Facebook Messenger every month, making Messenger one…

    Facebook Newsroom- 17 readers -
  • Messenger Starts Testing End-to-End Encryption with Secret Conversations

    … We put people first in everything we do at Messenger, and today we are beginning to roll out a new option within Messenger to better support conversations about sensitive topics. Your messages and calls on Messenger already benefit from strong security systems — Messenger uses secure communications channels (just like banking and shopping…

    Facebook Newsroom- 10 readers -
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