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Sep 4, 2013

4 Things You Need to Know about Facebook's Proposed Update

In January 2011, Facebook implemented the Sponsored Stories advertising mechanism, which turned user “likes” into product endorsements.  The claim argued that Facebook did not adequately inform its users that profile photos and user names would be used by advertisers to recommend products and services. Read More

Jul 8, 2013

Google Enhanced Campaigns Must Convert by July 22

Starting on July 22, 2013 all Google AdWords legacy campaigns will automatically be upgraded to the enhanced campaigns.

Google recommends that you do this before the July 22 deadline, so you don't run into any issues with the conversion that you may not have anticipated.

Feb 27, 2013

Google Enhanced Campaigns Coming this Summer

Google is overhauling the way AdWords campaigns are managed (again). We've put together a number of resources to learn about the in's and out's of Google Enhanced Campaigns.

Sep 28, 2011

How to Adjust Facebook's Creepy New Privacy Settings

Let's cut to the chase. The new Facebook settings mentioned in today's Mashable article are a little creepy. 

"For those not in the loop: Facebook is making sharing even easier by automatically sharing what you’re doing on Facebook-connected apps. Instead of having to “Like” something to share it, you’ll just need to click “Add to Timeline” on any website or app, and that app will have permission to share your activity with your Facebook friends." - Mashable.com

Yes. It's creepy. Here's how to fix it.

1) Open Your Privacy Settings.

2) Edit Apps & Websites for Access

3) Edit Settings

4) Edit the Invidual App Settings

We'll use Spotify as an example. You can do a number of things here.

  1. Remove the App entirely.
  2. Click "See Details" to view what access the app has and revoke certain access privliges. 
  3. Change which people in your friends can see the app activity via "App activity privacy."