Yesterday Facebook announced some major changes to Facebook Pages. A Quick hit list of some of the things that changed:
- Page layouts now appear like the new profile layouts (pictures at top, “tabs” in the left column under pic)
- Admins can be publicly displayed
- Page Admins can comment on public users timeline and other pages’ walls
- Lighbox for Picture viewing
- FBML is going away March 11. Welcome iFrames
This post is aimed at the non developer (or dare I say the web developer not familiar with developing on Facebook) in an effort to give the bare minimum of what is needed to get your first custom “tab” via iframe deployed.
I implore you to investigate Twitter lists. A New feature rolled out by twitter last week. A quote from twitter’s own non-micro-blog:
“We believe Lists will be a new discovery mechanism for great tweets and accounts.”
I have to underscore that. There are great list strategies and great twitter lists being created and curated everyday. I’ve tried to list some lists and catoroize them to give some inspiration. There is no way to include the thousands of lists, nor the many different list making strategies, I’ve tried to cover the basics with links to more information. (more…)
Policies: The Blame Game?
I recently asked for help in Drafting up some example Social Media Policy and Strategy Documents, I have had a number of responses both on twitter and offline.
I’d like to highlight a couple of those today regarding Social Media Policy. (more…)