By Dan Reed, Head of Global Sports Partnerships
Facebook and NBC Sports are teaming up during Super Bowl XLIX to provide an immersive second screen experience for football fans across the United States. (more…)
Developers from around the world can now apply to attend F8, our global developer conference. This year it will be held on March 25 and 26 in San Francisco, California.
On Facebook, the conversation about this year’s State of the Union played out in videos. A lot of partners ask us about how they can use Facebook Video to reach a broad, engaged audience. The great videos posted by the news media, the White House and members of Congress around the SOTU are great examples to spotlight.
By Karen Comas, Strategic Partnerships, US Hispanic
Thalia wanted to do something special for the launch of her new fashion line, the Thalia Sodi Collection for Macy’s, and used Facebook to give fans an exclusive first look.
“I decided to do this fashion show for my Facebook fans because they are like my big, huge and amazing family that make me happy every single day,” Thalia said when asked why she decided to give fans the first look at her collection on Facebook.
5.7 million people generated more than 13.8 million posts, likes and comments about the State of the Union address from 3:00am to 11:00pm ET on Tuesday.
The most talked-about moment of the night was President Obama’s off-script campaign remark, “I have no more campaigns to run. My only agenda – I know, cause I won both of ‘em,” which caused #iWonBothOfThem to trend on Facebook in the US.
Last night marked the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards on NBC, and one of the year’s most star-studded nights was also one of the most talked about.
Eight million people generated more than 17 million posts, likes and comments related to the 2015 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 11.
We’re increasingly seeing a shift towards visual content on Facebook, especially with video. In just one year, the number of video posts per person has increased 75% globally and 94% in the US. And with people creating, posting and interacting with more videos on Facebook, the composition of News Feed is changing. Globally, the amount of video from people and brands in News Feed has increased 3.6x year-over-year.
By Brad Ferry, Strategic Partner Development
People are sharing and discovering videos on Facebook more than ever before. With this new monthly series, we’ll be posting a round-up of some of the most popular and interesting videos posted by Pages on Facebook from the past month.
Here are the 10 standout videos from December:
By Paul Beddoe-Stephens, Strategic Partnerships, Entertainment
In two months, he’s grown the number of likes on his Page by more than 100%. This is outstanding growth, and Seinfeld has earned it all with genuine and engaging content.