Facebook and Instagram have launched a new ecommerce platform, letting people set up a single online store to sell products, with no fee.
Facebook has bought GIPHY, a popular website for making and sharing animated images, or GIFs, and will integrate it with its rapidly growing Instagram photo-sharing app.
Facebook has enjoyed record global user numbers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but warned that the increased engagement may not last in the long term.
UK ad spend grew by 15.4% year-on-year in 2019, reaching £15.69bn, according to IAB UK’s adspend update.
The number of people that can be reached on Facebook via ads is now 2.02 billion, compared to 970 million on Instagram, 398 million on Snapchat and 386 million on twitter, according to new research.
Facebook has unveiled a huge investment in Indian telecoms giant Reliance Jio, as the firm looks to expand across the country.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to cuts to all forms of marketing activity in the UK, dropping 6.1% overall, but marketers are being urged to think twice before pulling spend, according to the latest IPA Bellwether report.
Facebook is rolling out a new ‘care emoji’ as part of a number of new initiatives to help its users communicate during the COVID-19 crisis.
People in the UK are seeking clear, no-nonsense advice and support from public institutions and brands during the Covid-19 lockdown, according to new research.
Facebook has seen a surge in usage since the coronavirus lockdowns, but the increases are concentrated on its private messaging and video calling, which it doesn’t monetize, and its ad business is suffering in countries hit hardest by COVID-19.
eMarketer has cut its outlook for global ad spending, after decreasing its ad spending forecast in China by more than 6%.
Facebook is to allow paid political messages that sidestep ads loophole, as the upcoming US presidiental election this year puts more scrutiny on digital ad campaigns.
Facebook has launched a new tool that lets people see which apps, businesses and websites are sharing their information with the social network.
As 2019 draws to a close, we look at some of the biggest marketing blunders of the year. From the US military threatening to bomb alien hunters to lethal conker recipes, there were plenty of mistakes from companies that should know better. Read on, learn from the mistakes and hope your team doesn’t make the list in 2020…
Facebook has exceeded revenue expectations and matched estimates for its daily active user growth.
Facebook has filed a patent for a new system that passes user’s personal photos to advertisers, making users the stars of online ads.
Personal Facebook data, including account names, comments and likes, was publicly accessible on the internet, the company has been forced to admit.
Facebook is rolling out a new feature that explains to users how its algorithms decide what to display in their News Feed, including more information on ad targeting factors.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has asked governments and regulators to play "a more active role" in policing the internet and the standards of big online companies.
More than one third (37%) of Facebook users spend less time on the platform Facebook since the Cambridge Analytica scandal, according to new research.