More proof of how bad “bought” fans are on Facebook. Google plus is lighting up the membership base, but engagement lags, and Apple’s iBeacon could change content marketing. Facebook Likes and Fraud At Ignite Social Media, we’ve been saying for two years that buying fans is a...

Facebook Punishes Brand Updates That Are Text Only Remember when Facebook told us that the best content would be surfaced to people? It no longer says that. Now if you are a brand and share a text-only update, your reach will be less. This is after...

Welcome to 2014. Facebook is telling marketers that the decline in organic reach is inevitable despite the fact that it's causing much of the decline. That plus the #PolarVortex and the second most engaged social network in this week's Social You Should Know. Decline in Facebook...

Adidas Football and Heineken are the only two brands to break in to the ranks of the Top 50 Branded Facebook Fan Pages in the fourth quarter of 2013, while Dr. Pepper and Sprite are the only two brands to drop off of the list....