Have you ever wondered about why or how the Facebook Like button appears on a website or web page? Well, typically the website’s owner or web designer places that Facebook Like button on the page, using code that Facebook provides them. Essentially, if you have a website, all you need is the code from Facebook (you get it here) and all you have to do is copy/paste that code. And, well, it appears like this: [Read more…]
Facebook is helping its advertisers create videos about their businesses. The videos are fairly short, typically about under 30 seconds, and are the business owner (or page owner) can customize it to their liking. From what I can tell, it’s limited to current Facebook Advertisers who have business pages on Facebook. [Read more…]
Facebook has created a competitor to Google’s AdSense program. The program, Facebook’s Audience Network, allows you to monetize your mobile app or website with ads from Facebook’s 2.5 million Facebook advertisers. [Read more…]
The official website of the White House, http://www.whitehouse.gov/, has a temporary redirect (a 302 redirect) set up from the HTTP version of their website to the HTTPs version of their website. You may already know that I’m a big fan of moving your website to a secure version (HTTPs), as I moved this website to HTTPs days after it was announced that HTTPs is a Google search engine ranking factor. But, the White House website is doing it wrong. [Read more…]
A tweet sent out by Virgin America (@VirginAmerica) appears to be totally inappropriate, although this might be their attempt at getting others to tweet (or write) about their tweet. Virgin America posted a lovely photo of Santa being pulled by the tail of a Virgin America airplane. The moon is also in this photo, as well. The tweet, posted by the official Virgin America account, simply said the following: [Read more…]
I am not sure if you have noticed, by Twitter has implemented what I would call a very innovative use of responsive web design. Responsive web design is where a website uses the same web design, but literally “changes” in a way that it looks good in any sized web browser–even on a tablet or smart phone.
In the case of Twitter, you can see what I call an innovative use of responsive web design when you resize your web browser. If your browser is more of a “normal” size, meaning that it takes up most of your desktop monitor’s screen, then it will look like this in the top left: [Read more…]