Facebook’s New Algorithm to Give Boost to “Best Friends” and Decrease to Pages

Facebook’s changes, whether they include algorithm updates or modifications to your news feed, always cause an initial bit of uproar until people forget about them.

Let’s face it, you’ll be a bit annoyed for awhile, but as long as you’re still able to easily share photos and moments and connect with your friends, most of these changes only result in Facebook page account administrators needing to work a bit harder to get their content noticed.

Has Facebook Removed the 20 Percent Ad Text Rule? Yes, Kinda

A few months ago, we reported that Facebook may have been making changes to their 20 percent ad rule, which states that any images with more than 20 percent text in them are not eligible for boosting.

At that time, a European site had made claims that the rule seemed to be relaxed, allowing for images with more than 20 percent text in them to be boosted, however, with a warning that they may not reach as many people as a photo with less than 20 percent text.

Unfortunately, no one else was able to verify this claim so, it remained that, just a claim.

However, new information directly from the source itself…

How Small Businesses Can Begin Using Snapchat

Snapchat. You’ve heard about it. You probably thought, at least for a little bit, that it was only for sending racy pictures.

But, now all of your employees are using it. Your mom is using it. Your 10-year-old daughter is using it (under adult supervision.)

So, what the heck is Snapchat and why are so many people using it and how can it help you, the small business owner?

What Happens on the Internet in One Minute (AND WHY THAT MATTERS TO YOUR BUSINESS)

Social media trends are important because the easier it is for users to get involved, the easier it is for businesses to get them involved.

For example, if you’re in the retail space and your main demographic is women aged 35 to 55 years of age, Pinterest is going to be a good spot for you to share some of your product links. Why? Because women aged 35 to 55 years of age seem to enjoy Pinterest.

Find Your Uber Rider Rating

We all know that Uber lets riders rate their drivers on a five star scale. Does your Uber driver smell like onions? Minus a star. Were they late? Minus two stars. Were they listening to “Spoons” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis? ZERO STARS!

However, did you know that Uber drivers can also rate their riders? It’s true. And we want to know what your score is.