Facebook’s Voting Reminder Has Curious Timing | allfacebook.com


At the start of Election Day, Facebook pointed out that users will gradually see a prompt at the top of their page (and as a notification on their mobile app) to declare that they’ve voted and motivate friends to do the same. However, many users noticed that the prompt seemed to be timed to follow moments of inactivity, presumably following a user’s journey to the polls.

Earlier today, many users noticed that the prompt (as seen below) was not on their page this morning, but popped up after they were away from the computer for a while:

This “I’m a Voter,” button has proven to be pretty popular. In the 2010 election, the prompt drove an extra 340,000 users to the polls, according to a University of California, San Diego study.

A Facebook spokesperson said that there’s no hocus pocus going on, noting that notifications were “rolling out throughout the day.”

Readers: When did you see the “I’m a Voter,” prompt on Facebook?

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La mujer más influyente de Facebook prepara un libro sobre liderazgo


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Sheryl Sandberg es la mano derecha de Mark Zuckerberg. La directora de Operaciones de la red social es con toda seguridad la mujer más influyente de Facebook, responsable de la toma de muchas de las decisiones que guían el futuro de la compañía.

Ese poder, esa capacidad de liderazgo de Sandberg, va a quedar plasmada sobre el papel en el libro que está preparando la directiva. Sheryl ya ha comenzado a escribir “Women, Work, and the Will to Lead”, su primer libro, que llegará a las librerías en primavera del año que viene. Concretamente será el 12 de marzo cuando comience a venderse en Estados Unidos. Leer más “La mujer más influyente de Facebook prepara un libro sobre liderazgo”

Jim Skinner, CEO de McDonald’s, dice adiós al gigante de la comida rápida

Don Thompson, que se unió a McDonald’s en 1990, se convirtió en COO en enero de 2010 y antes de eso sirvió como presidente de McDonald’s Estados Unidos. En su declaración, Thompson recogió que su equipo es fuerte y que mantendrán su atención sobre la estrategia y sus tres prioridades globales, es decir, optimizar el menú, modernizar la experiencia del consumidor y ampliar su accesibilidad a más clientes. Quieren garantizar que McDonald’s sea el lugar preferido de sus clientes para comer y beber.


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Después de 41 años en la cadena de comida rápida más grande en el mundo a nivel de ventas, el vicepresidente y CEO de McDonald’s, Jim Skinner, se retirará a finales de junio. El presidente y director de operaciones Don Thompson tomará el relevo de Skinner a partir del 1 de julio. El conocimiento y liderazgo de Skinner ha aportado una gran parte de su saber hacer a la compañía y Thompson es el sustituto ideal por su trayectoria en la empresa según declaraciones de McDonald’s.Skinner, de 67 años, se convirtió en CEO en 2004 después de que su predecesor se retirara por enfermedad.

Jim Skinner fue parte del grupo que creó el “Plan to Win“, que ha formado parte de la estrategia de la compañía desde 2003. Según sus propias declaraciones, hacer lo correcto para los consumidores y para la empresa ha sido su pasión durante sus años en la compañía que tiene 68 millones de clientes en todo el mundo.
Leer más “Jim Skinner, CEO de McDonald’s, dice adiós al gigante de la comida rápida”

En España, Facebook ha ayudado a generar más de 20.000 puestos de trabajo

“Los medios sociales crean un impacto positivo en tiempos difíciles, pero el crecimiento no ocurre solo. Necesitamos asegurarnos de que invertimos en educación, formación, tecnología y redes para que los medios sociales puedan seguir impulsando la innovación y el crecimiento económico”.


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Un nuevo informe de Deloitte muestra el impacto de Facebook en la economía española

Facebook aporta un impacto económico de aproximadamente 15.300 millones de euros a las economías de los 27 Estados miembros de la UE y Suiza (UE-27 )

España es responsable de aproximadamente el 9% del impacto total de Facebook en las economías de los 27

Leer más “En España, Facebook ha ayudado a generar más de 20.000 puestos de trabajo”

What Can You Learn from 7 Awesome Corporate Blogs?

A winning corporate blog can bring new traffic to your website and added attention to your company. According to one study, businesses that blog get an average of 55% more traffic on their websites than those who don’t. It adds value to new and existing customers, and can make you stand out from your competitors. But how, exactly, does a business go about creating a blog that their customers will actually read?
Zappos.com CEO and COO Blog

zappos ceo coo blog
Zappos.com, the giant online shoe and apparel retailer, has a number of blogs. Some focus on their products and general company news, but one in particular stands out: the shared blog of their CEO and COO.

What sets this blog apart is the transparency it offers to Zappos.com customers. Internal emails, memos, and other corporate news are all shared. The fact that internal emails are copied in their entirety and shared with the general public is something a lot of corporations would scoff at. But it’s all about building trust. Zappos, for instance, recently posted an extensive internal email that marked the 1-year anniversary of their deal with Amazon, and included the original email they sent out when the deal with Amazon was announced.

If the public sees you as honest and straightforward, then they’re more likely to do business with you. It’s that simple.

Zappos.com also has another blog that’s noteworthy: Zappos Insights. It’s hosted on a separate domain, and includes tons of information about the way they do business and their corporate culture. They also offer information on outstanding company culture at other businesses. They have regular features on things like books they’re reading and fun posts like the Zappos Family Music Video. It’s aimed at other entrepreneurs and businesses, and has tons of valuable insider information on how to build a corporate culture as outstanding as what Zappos has.
The Takeaway

Transparency builds trust. If you want your customers to view your company as honest and straightforward, don’t be afraid to share internal documents and be as open as possible about what your company is doing. Having that information come from a higher-up within the company lends more credibility and gives it extra impact.
The Facebook Blog

the facebook blog
The Facebook Blog is clearly targeted at existing users. And when you have an active user base of more than 500 million people, it’s important to keep communication not just open, but streamlined. The blog serves as a perfect, unintrusive platform for keeping users updated on new features and important information.

The Facebook Blog is another great example of how having multiple employees posting can result in better, higher-quality content and a more consistent posting schedule. Included in the people who blog is Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook. Having your CEO or other high-level executives blog when something important is being announced gives it more credibility in the eyes of customers.
The Takeaway

The Facebook Blog can teach us two things. First, when you have to communicate with huge numbers of people, a blog can be a great way to do so. Second, having a huge blogging team that includes employees from throughout your organization makes your blog much more engaging for users. Your CEO should be blogging, but so should your interns.
Lulu

lulu blog
Lulu takes a different approach to their blog. Rather than just promoting their company and their services, they offer valuable information to their customers and prospects related to self-publishing, the industry they serve. Sure, they also talk about their own products and services, and how to get the most from them, but it’s always with the customer in mind. You won’t find any regurgitated corporate press releases here.

When your customers are do-it-yourselfers or a similar demographic, providing information that empowers them to do what they do better, you become their go-to point for knowledge. When they have a question about something, they view you as an authority on the subject and turn to your blog for advice.
The Takeaway

Think about what your customers are doing, and how you can help them do it better. That should include not only how you can help them directly, but also how they can help themselves or get help from others who do things your business doesn’t. If you put the needs of your customers first, they’re more likely to respect your company and turn to you when they need something.


7 Awesome Blog Ideas

A winning corporate blog can bring new traffic to your website and added attention to your company. According to one study, businesses that blog get an average of 55% more traffic on their websites than those who don’t. It adds value to new and existing customers, and can make you stand out from your competitors. But how, exactly, does a business go about creating a blog that their customers will actually read?

Zappos.com CEO and COO Blog

zappos ceo coo blog
Zappos.com, the giant online shoe and apparel retailer, has a number of blogs. Some focus on their products and general company news, but one in particular stands out: the shared blog of their CEO and COO.

What sets this blog apart is the transparency it offers to Zappos.com customers. Internal emails, memos, and other corporate news are all shared. The fact that internal emails are copied in their entirety and shared with the general public is something a lot of corporations would scoff at. But it’s all about building trust. Zappos, for instance, recently posted an extensive internal email that marked the 1-year anniversary of their deal with Amazon, and included the original email they sent out when the deal with Amazon was announced.

If the public sees you as honest and straightforward, then they’re more likely to do business with you. It’s that simple.

Zappos.com also has another blog that’s noteworthy: Zappos Insights. It’s hosted on a separate domain, and includes tons of information about the way they do business and their corporate culture. They also offer information on outstanding company culture at other businesses. They have regular features on things like books they’re reading and fun posts like the Zappos Family Music Video. It’s aimed at other entrepreneurs and businesses, and has tons of valuable insider information on how to build a corporate culture as outstanding as what Zappos has.

The Takeaway

Transparency builds trust. If you want your customers to view your company as honest and straightforward, don’t be afraid to share internal documents and be as open as possible about what your company is doing. Having that information come from a higher-up within the company lends more credibility and gives it extra impact.

The Facebook Blog

the facebook blog
The Facebook Blog is clearly targeted at existing users. And when you have an active user base of more than 500 million people, it’s important to keep communication not just open, but streamlined. The blog serves as a perfect, unintrusive platform for keeping users updated on new features and important information.

The Facebook Blog is another great example of how having multiple employees posting can result in better, higher-quality content and a more consistent posting schedule. Included in the people who blog is Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook. Having your CEO or other high-level executives blog when something important is being announced gives it more credibility in the eyes of customers.

The Takeaway

The Facebook Blog can teach us two things. First, when you have to communicate with huge numbers of people, a blog can be a great way to do so. Second, having a huge blogging team that includes employees from throughout your organization makes your blog much more engaging for users. Your CEO should be blogging, but so should your interns.

Lulu

lulu blog
Lulu takes a different approach to their blog. Rather than just promoting their company and their services, they offer valuable information to their customers and prospects related to self-publishing, the industry they serve. Sure, they also talk about their own products and services, and how to get the most from them, but it’s always with the customer in mind. You won’t find any regurgitated corporate press releases here.

When your customers are do-it-yourselfers or a similar demographic, providing information that empowers them to do what they do better, you become their go-to point for knowledge. When they have a question about something, they view you as an authority on the subject and turn to your blog for advice.

The Takeaway

Think about what your customers are doing, and how you can help them do it better. That should include not only how you can help them directly, but also how they can help themselves or get help from others who do things your business doesn’t. If you put the needs of your customers first, they’re more likely to respect your company and turn to you when they need something. Leer más “What Can You Learn from 7 Awesome Corporate Blogs?”

BREAKING: Twitter CEO Evan Williams Stepping Down

From his announcement:

“The challenges of growing an organization so quickly are numerous. Growing big is not success, in itself. Success to us means meeting our potential as a profitable company that can retain its culture and user focus while having a positive impact on the world. This is no small task. I frequently reflect on the type of focus that is required from everyone at Twitter (Twitter) to get us there.

This led to a realization as we launched the new Twitter. I am most satisfied while pushing product direction. Building things is my passion, and I’ve never been more excited or optimistic about what we have to build.

This is why I have decided to ask our COO, Dick Costolo, to become Twitter’s CEO. Starting today, I’ll be completely focused on product strategy.”


By Ben Parr

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams has stepped down from his position as CEO of Twitter.

In a shocking announcement on the Twitter blog, Williams revealed that he asked Twitter COO Dick Costolo to step in as the company’s CEO. Williams will stay with the company though and “be completely focused on product strategy.”

From his announcement:

“The challenges of growing an organization so quickly are numerous. Growing big is not success, in itself. Success to us means meeting our potential as a profitable company that can retain its culture and user focus while having a positive impact on the world. This is no small task. I frequently reflect on the type of focus that is required from everyone at Twitter (Twitter) to get us there.

This led to a realization as we launched the new Twitter. I am most satisfied while pushing product direction. Building things is my passion, and I’ve never been more excited or optimistic about what we have to build.

This is why I have decided to ask our COO, Dick Costolo, to become Twitter’s CEO. Starting today, I’ll be completely focused on product strategy.” Leer más “BREAKING: Twitter CEO Evan Williams Stepping Down”

Twitter espera tener cientos anunciantes a finales de año

Twitter espera tener cientos de anunciantes en el último trimestre del año, según dijo el responsable de la gestión financiera de la empresa, Dick Costolo a la agencia Reuters, quien piensa que la empresa se encamina a ser autosuficiente y rentable.

Costolo está convencido que el lanzamiento de entradas patrocinadas supondrá un pilar importante a la hora de comenzar a facturar y de justificar su valor como marca y como empresa.


Twitter espera tener cientos de anunciantes en el último trimestre del año, según dijo el responsable de la gestión financiera de la empresa, Dick Costolo a la agencia Reuters, quien piensa que la empresa se encamina a ser autosuficiente y rentable.

Costolo está convencido que el lanzamiento de entradas patrocinadas supondrá un pilar importante a la hora de comenzar a facturar y de justificar su valor como marca y como empresa. Leer más “Twitter espera tener cientos anunciantes a finales de año”

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