Last Friday a few hundred smart business people lunched together at Chicago’s Hyatt Regency to talk about “The Economics of Social Media.” Except for a few dozen oddballs — myself included — most everybody was an MBA from the Booth School of the University of Chicago. Since the U of C has given rise to 25 […]
Facebook has rolled out a free new tool called Questions. Anyone—an individual user or a Page admin—can use the tool to ask a specific question or to create a poll with multiple options. For businesses, Facebook Questions could be revolutionizing.
Worried about your colleagues or clients seeing your Facebook profile? Worry not.
These simple steps will let you control what they see, including select content on your Facebook wall.
Similar to how Google first used PageRank to determine the relevancy, authority and popularity of web pages on the Internet, Facebook uses what it calls EdgeRank to determine which content should appear at the top of a particular user’s news feed when he or she logins to Facebook.
Chicago’s historic blizzard created a new kind of opportunity. Thanks to the rising popularity of social media, several local hotels were able to identify, reach out to and ultimately help stranded travelers. Here’s their advice.