The media frenzy focused on Facebook's IPO has obscured the fact that Facebook has continued to evolve, from ongoing tweaks of the site to experiments with features and services along with a variety of acquisitions. Third parties developers are also staying busy with new apps and services. The results include a variety of creative apps and tools useful for marketing music on Facebook.
We previously looked at Facebook Timeline apps useful for music marketing from or for such companies as Pinterest, Livestream and MailChimp. In addition to apps covered in this post, recent news about Facebook Timeline, new apps and music marketing are included at the end of this post.
Facebook recently launched its own mobile photo app and with the acquisition of Instagram and the widespread use of Facebook on mobile devices suggests strong dominance in mobile.
Highlight Status Updates
A possibly big development on Facebook has been the experimentation with highlighted posts.
Though one commentaor described it as a "Reckless New Ads Test", I think a lot of people would pay to see their posts highlighted in their friends' feeds. The question is how will their friends respond?
Facebook Filesharing & File Transfers by Pipe
The big news earlier this month was Facebook's plans to offer filesharing through groups. This feature is gradually rolling out.
Video Chat with OoVoo
Go to ooVoo Facebook Page and click on ooVoo Video Chat tab for more info on the Facebook version.
Meme Your Friends
Fun tool for bands to make fun of themselves or let their fans do it for them.
- Facebook Timeline Apps For Your Band's Page: Pinterest, Livestream, MailChimp & More
- DJ Shadow Adds Discography To Facebook Timeline [CASE STUDY]
- Creative Allies Launches Free Facebook App That Creates Design Contests For Musicians
- Socialcam Battles Viddy For Mobile Video Sharing Supremacy
- Monetizing Music Videos & Live Shows With Evinar & Gyroskope
Hypebot Features Writer Clyde Smith blogs about business at Flux Research: Business Changes and about dance at All World Dance: News. To suggest topics for Hypebot, contact: clyde(at)fluxresearch(dot)com.