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Facebook adds promoted posts to normal accounts

Egomaniacs will love Facebook’s latest money-spinner, which gives users the option to pay to promote their own personal posts in friends’ news feeds. Testers in the US now have the option to pay $7 (about AU$7 and £4) to promote their posts, with 5,000 accounts being given the option of pushing their updates to the top of friends’ newsfeeds.The tests began in New Zealand in May, with 19 other countries (including Australia) also getting the narcissistic option ahead of the US. Attention pleaseFacebook thinks you might want to use the paid option to make sure your big posts stand out as news feeds get more crowded.The social network suggests that you might want to ensure all your friends are aware of your wedding photos, your engagements or your garage sales

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Egomaniacs will love Facebook’s latest money-spinner, which gives users the option to pay to promote their own personal posts in friends’ news feeds. Testers in the US now have the option to pay $7 (about AU$7 and £4) to promote their posts, with 5,000 accounts being given the option of pushing their updates to the top of friends’ newsfeeds.The tests began in New Zealand in May, with 19 other countries (including Australia) also getting the narcissistic option ahead of the US. Attention pleaseFacebook thinks you might want to use the paid option to make sure your big posts stand out as news feeds get more crowded.The social network suggests that you might want to ensure all your friends are aware of your wedding photos, your engagements or your garage sales

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Facebook unplugs Thai military propaganda

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Facebook said it deleted accounts intended for targeted audiences in the southern provinces of Thailand, where Muslim insurgent groups fight with the Thai military.

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Retail in the age of social media

E-commerce is becoming easier and faster, making it increasingly popular. Recently, Instagram introduced a shopping feature that allows users to purchase products within the app.

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Social media is transforming retail and expanding the e-commerce world. It goes without saying that the presence of social media in any retail store is critical to its marketing and sales reach.

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Burma: Facebook blamed for its role in the Rohingya genocide

It took Facebook a year to take concrete measures to rein in the appalling online hate machine that contributed to the systematic of massacre of Rohingyas initiated by Myanmar’s armed forces on 25 August 2017.

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Welcoming Facebook’s announcement that it has finally closed the accounts of senior military officers in Myanmar who had been blamed for the ethnic cleansing of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the social networking giant to act transparently in future. (more…)

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