Facebook recently launched a major redesign of mobile brand pages which has implications for brands and business as well as the direction that the social network is heading in. Alongside the Nearby product offering, this redesign moves Facebook into local business search.
NYC on Thursday April 19th was a technologically happening place. Amazon held #AWSSummit at the Jacob Javits Center and Facebook was holding Facebook Mobile DevCon a block or two away from Chelsea Piers. While it would have been preferable to clone ourselves to attend the entirety of both events we decided on a more split approach, attending the AWS keynote followed by the Facebook break-out sessions. Continue reading
Stuzo has recently been named one of the Top Software Developers in the Philadelphia region by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The annual list recognizes the Greater Philadelphia region’s most reputable software development organizations and we are thrilled to have received this distinction. Continue reading
[Featuring an April update with new Facebook statistics] When designing mobile programs, campaigns, or experiences, use this infographic to guide your decisions; these Do’s and Don’ts could be the difference between the success and failure of your initiative.
Spring is in the air, which means that it’s time for the first quarterly Social Landscape Review of 2013. Let’s dive in and see what shifts the social/mobile space has undergone over the past three months that may have had a substantial impact for brand marketers. Continue reading
Yesterday Facebook announced Facebook Home; a suite of apps that takes over the home screen and lock screen of Android devices, providing the most immersive Facebook experience yet in a slick gesture-driven interface. As Mark Zuckerberg said, “Home trades an app-driven approach for one based around people.” Continue reading
From CES to SXSW, everyone is talking about mobile. The numbers are in and mobile is a big thing and getting bigger quickly. By the middle of 2012 global mobile internet usage accounted for 10% of all traffic. What most people seem to be missing, though, are the numbers coming from Facebook. 680 million of the 1 billion Facebook Monthly Active users are using mobile devices. Mobile Facebook users spend on average 11:28 hours in Facebook vs desktop users at 6:06 hours. Those are numbers you can no longer ignore. Not only are more than half of Facebook users on mobile, they spend close to twice as much time engaging with the application. Continue reading
Often, we’ll be talking with folks who want a social experience, campaign, or product to be done with ‘responsive design.’ To them, this means that they will have a single set of design files, and the application will be built to scale across platforms, devices, and screen sizes. Sounds like the most streamlined solution. Continue reading
Seven years after launching the news feed and creating a centralized location on the site for users to see all of their content, Facebook today announced a new version of the News Feed that features larger visuals, a new filtering system that allows deeper drill downs of stream content, and a unified interface that combines mobile, tablet, and desktop into a single, clean and uncluttered look.