Some people may be familiar with Facebook’s Instant Articles feature by now, which launched in May of 2015 and collaborated with a select group of publishing partners including The New York Times, BBC News, and National Geographic. The feature targets media consumers who primarily use mobile devices, optimizing articles for a mobile format and making them […]Continue reading
While Twitter has been putting along, slowly reeling in followers, my Facebook page has exploded. As of this writing I only have 172 likes, but I’ve left some pretty good impressions.Continue reading
Part Two: So You Wanna Build an Army?
By Jeremy Allmendinger
Everyone hates pointless Facebook notifications. I don’t care how your FarmVille is doing. I don’t want to gift you pigeons in BirdBlazers. I hope your Frolic Simulator character gets an aneurysm. Similarly, sending people bushels of Facebook invites neither makes nor keeps friends. So how do I get people to like my page without bombarding them with reminders like the Allied forces in Dresden?
Last May I was tossed into an uncertain world of possibility and failure before I could remove my mortarboard or robe. Trading a signed and stamped piece of paper for a job didn’t pan out, so I did what any attention-starved millennial in my shoes would have done and took to the Internet. I’ve never been much for traditional employment anyway.Continue reading