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Where to Watch Facebook's Big Idea

Last week, media and press outlets were sent postcards inviting them to an event today, June 20, in which Facebook would talk about a "big idea" that a small team has been working on. The invitation reads, "Join us for coffee and learn about a new product." The press conference is scheduled to begin at 10 AM PST from Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

Facebook Verification - What is it, and why do we need it?

One of the most common issues plaguing social networks is that anyone can create an account and use whatever name they wish. I say that I'm a famous celebrity, grab their image from Google Images, and begin posting updates as that individual. Now, the more famous the celebrity, the less likely you might be to believe that I am that person, but for less famous people, it's easier than you might think. And for normal people, it's an issue of potential identify theft.

5 Useful Apps for Facebook Business Pages

Facebook marketing is a huge business and recently there have been massive changes taking place in the way pages for businesses are handled. You can promote your page using Facebook ads and sponsored stories. Apart from these paid campaigns, you can also enhance your Facebook business page by adding a few good apps. Previously on Facebook Pages, you could make a tab as the landing page to promote your business.

Get ready for Facebook Chat Heads

Facebook is rolling out a new feature called Chat Heads. Initially for iOS devices, it is designed to be a brand new way to chat.

On the iPhone and iPad, Facebook users will be able to continue chatting from anywhere within the app using "chat heads." Users can also send "stickers" to other users via chat. These changes will be available to everyone in the coming weeks.

Facebook implements discussion improvements for Facebook Pages

Facebook has enabled a nice feature that's been lacking from in-depth discussions - threaded comments and replies. On sites that want to encourage real discussion, participants can reply to a specific comment, and their reply will appear directly under that comment. Instead, what we've had on Facebook for years is just one comment after another, making lengthy discussions sometimes very hard to follow.

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