Help fix the Facebook page for Railtown 1897 State Historic Park!

Facebook has a default spam page for Railtown 1897 State Historic Park that’s detracting from fans and supporters who share their photos and are looking for correct information. Help fix the Facebook page for Railtown 1897 State Historic Park by following the steps below. The more people who do it, the sooner Facebook will fix the problem. Copy this full URL of the spam page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Railtown-1897-State-Historic-Park/133306653374212 Go to the official facebook page for Railtown 1897 State Historic Park at www.facebook.com/railtown1897 Click the 3 dots next to the “Like” …

Facebook’s wikipedia spam

Facebook is clearly a web super-power, so why do they insist on spamming Facebook with duplicate business pages that business owners can’t claim? The spam I’m talking about are the countless wikipedia pages that were imported a few years ago. wikipedia is notorious for untrustworthy content and endless edit-wars between subject matter experts and wikipedia trolls. NPR even did a story on the edit-wars. So why does Facebook force the content on users? What’s worse than being forced to view garbage content is that these pages can’t be …

Facebook feature idea: Check Ins

Facebook has done a good job of letting people “Check In” at businesses with Facebook Places. Aside from seeing if friends are at the same location or even nearby, it’s a great opportunity for businesses to connect with current or potential customers. There is one feature that’s missing though… allowing people to “Check In” to movies and TV shows. Currently, a person can only check in to a business that has an address or location. The GPS functionality in the phone keeps people from randomly checking in to …

Disney on Facebook

Years ago when I worked at Bing.com, I got frustrated at Microsoft for not taking advantage of social marketing and not making it easy for their customers to find their products in the “social world”. Specifically, almost none of their product websites had social media icons that would allow consumers to find THE official pages for Microsoft’s various products. See my post titled “Zune on Facebook”. I see the same issue today with Disney. They have a TREMENDOUS following, with amazing potential for reaching out to fans (consumers, …

FW: Idea for Bing Search for more clicks…

I finally noticed last night that a feature idea I proposed in an email on October 20, 2009 while I was working at Bing.com finally made it to the web on May 17, 2011. I had sent the email below to one of my ‘bosses’ at Bing as a feature idea to add a Facebook icon to the Bing.com homepage, since the background image changed daily. In October 2009, there was no “Like” button that could be put on external websites, so the Facebook icon was all that …

Facebook crashing on your Android phone after updating the Facebook app? Try this…

Facebook crashing on your Android phone after updating the Facebook app? Try this: On your PC, go to www.Facebook.com From the top-right menu, click "Account". Click "Privacy Settings". At the bottom-left corner under "Apps and Websites", click "Edit your settings". In the "Apps you use" section, click the "Edit Settings" button (on the right). Find the "HTC Sense" (or other Facebook) application(s) and click the little "x" to the right to remove the application. Launch (or reinstall) the Facebook application/updates and re-login via the Facebook App on your …