Today I asked Twitter: “Tell me what FB-page you like, and I’ll blog about how to create it.”. I got two replies and I am going to do as I said and tell you how the person who built the page did it. Or at least how you can do it on your own. I will also enclose what ever code I use in my examples as it becomes easier for you to create your own pages that way.
Yesterday I wrote a piece which publicly showed a fraction of the anger I have towards Facebook right now. Not the community of people but at the rules being imposed on us that work with the platform. The post was not at all constructive, but I had to give space for my anger in some way. This post is more of the constructive how to kind. Although I cannot hide my satire in some places…
As you can understand, it wasn’t only the most recent changes that sparked my anger. Ever since the new Promotional Guidelines were released on the 5th of November of last year, there have been a series of bad changes for us who use Facebook for promotions.
As I hate reading stuff before testing, I have run into some hurdles along the way. I write this post so that you might not.
I’ve had it. Enough is enough. Facebook has finally shown they cannot handle their position as number 1 in the social scene online. I am completely and utterly disappointed with Mark his crew. Haven’t they learned anything from their past or anything from the web?
I was thinking that when the latest update of the terms and conditions came along it was a mere high five to the legislators of some idiot government somewhere. The new rules stated three extremely important changes to the Facebook page terms of service:
A blog post with all the resources you need to create good Facebook Pages for yourself or your business.
First off you need to start by creating a HTML document. If you are an e-mail programmer then you’ll become an expert in Facebook landing pages in no time. Basically the thumb rule is to NOT use div’s but use tables. I know some of you out there got some allergic reaction to what I just said, but I promise you that you don’t want some browser versions to come frigg with your classes which can be the case.
Facebook Zero is soon to launch on zero.facebook.com. Basically it is a mobile platform that is slimmed to fit even the least empowered 1k/s mobile connection. They have basically stripped Facebook from all the stuff that makes it heavy such as profile pictures, image banks and crazily loading scripts.
I am as excited as I am confused. Today Facebook deactivated my Facebook Fan page without notifying me about it. I naturally republished it, but I can tell from the mere layout of the page edit section that stuff is going on. I all of a sudden couldn’t find my page when searching for it (yes, that’s how I navigate on facebook) and when I published a story on my page, my avatar had changed to a question mark.
Facebook Marketplace is a thing that’s been around for a while but it hasn’t really kicked off internationally yet. However, looking at the trend, and it’s more apparent placement in the new Facebook navigation, the statistics below are sure to take off even more.
With a growth rate like that I am sure it will start the sweat in the necks of many second hand market places out there. And it is so much fun too. 🙂 Look at what I put out for sale today. So, here we go with a short tutorial on how Facebook Marketplace work and how you can start selling your stuff.
I know some of you have been able to see the new Facebook Design for a while. For me today was the first day I got a sneak peak of it. I really like what I see. The new logged in features look a lot better from a user perspective and they have collected all the main navigation in a top-right manner. Follows the flow of “normal” navigational structures and I believe this will only allow for Facebook to become accessible to more people.