Tag Archives: Facebook

Facebook tests an enhanced local search and discovery feature offering business suggestions

Facebook is testing an enhanced local search feature that could see the social network creeping in on Google Maps, Foursquare and Yelp territory, TechCrunch learned and Facebook confirmed. Facebook users are now able to surface recommendations of nearby places – like “dinner nearby” or “bars nearby,” for example  – by entering a query in Facebook’s search box on… Read More »

Net Neutrality Debate: Trai Gets 80 Percent Replies via Facebook

As Trai gears up to frame the net neutrality rules, telecom operators have favoured differential pricing for data services even as nearly 80 percent replies to the regulator’s consultation process follow theFacebook ‘templates’ for its controversy-ridden Free Basics platform. While net neutrality activists continue to oppose any differential pricing regime, saying it would amount to… Read More »

How To Turn $5 into a New Customer on Facebook

There are only a few things $5 will buy these days: a cup of coffee at my favorite overpriced coffeehouse, a bonus tip to reward an Uber driver’s smile. Maybe a foot-long sub at a somewhat image-troubled sandwich shop. Dare I say that an acquisition even better than the one for my slow-roasted addiction (with a little pump of pumpkin) is a sale? As… Read More »