• Lost Facebook Likes

    It’s not you, it’s me. No, actually, it’s Facebook. You may have noticed a small drop in your Facebook Likes Count. You see, over the weekend, Facebook started removing two types of accounts from your fan count: memorialized accounts and voluntarily deactivated accounts. So basically the great Facebook purge is doing you a favor by deleting accounts that are dedicated to loved ones long gone and people who have left Facebook voluntarily by deactivating (not deleting) their profiles. Remember that this affects Pages not Personal Accounts. For Business Pages, this is supposed to be meaningful because it can help businesses truly understand what their followers care about. Changes in Facebook…

  • Keep-Calm-o-Matic | Quite Facebook

    Don’t You Wish You Could Quit Facebook?

    For social media managers like me, Facebook is a necessary evil. Most days, I just want to quit Facebook.  As far as social networking goes and marketing, I personally think it is a dead end. A part of me still loves it though, because it keeps me connected to friends and family near and far.  Who would’ve thought that I’d know what my Kindergarten classmate or my college professor was up to halfway around the world, even after all these years? Thanks to the News Feed, we can keep abreast of the latest news, good or bad, personal or celebrity-oriented, and of course, the latest means. “The Problem With Facebook,” according to Derek Muller aka Veritasium,  is…