Articles with the tag Facebook photos

Facebook Photos Still Receiving Most Engagement For Brand Pages

Having a hard time gaining engagement on your Facebook page? You might want to consider using more photo posts. A new study by SocialBakers finds that Facebook photos still receive the highest level of engagement among all forms of posting on the network. To conduct its survey SocialBakers looked at three different Facebook page sizes […]

Facebook Dispute Ends With One Teen Stabbing Another 65 Times

A Facebook dispute between two best friends ended with one teen stabbing another at least 65 times. Authorities say 16-year-old Erandy Elizabeth Gutierrez was so infuriated following a Facebook dispute over uploaded pictures, that the young girl murdered her best friend, Anel Baez, also 16. Gutierrez received a Facebook alert whereupon she realized Baez had […]

Photos Make Up 54% Of Facebook Page Posts, Data Finds

Facebook gives images and videos priority in the News Feed, so it’s really no surprise that over 50 percent of Facebook page posts include photos. The stat comes from social media analytics company Quintly, who analyzed around 49 million posts across 72,194 Facebook pages from January 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014. Here were the most […]

Anxiety Over Facebook Photos Linked To Eating Disorders

Facebook is an active social space for comparison, one that has been seen to decrease a healthy sense of body image in young women. An International Journal of Eating Disorders published study says anxiety over Facebook photos has been linked to eating disorders. An eating disorder can be defined as chronic under eating or compulsively […]

Facebook Pays Hacker $12,500 For Discovering Photo Security Flaw

Engineer Arul Kumar, 21, recently collected a $12,500 payday from Facebook. Kumar discovered a Facebook photo security flaw that allowed him to delete photos from any users account. Kumar exploited the flaw via the Facebook Support Dashboard which is used to send requests to remove unwanted photos by redirecting the removal request note. By altering […]

Facebook Launches Shared Photo Albums

Facebook experiences over 300 million photo uploads each day, and today has launched shared photo albums. Users will now have the option to add up to 50 people as “contributors,” and each contributor can upload up to 200 photos. This new feature will be great for Facebook users who want to easily group photos around […]

Facebook Selfies Can Hurt Relationships, Study Finds

Facebook photos, especially selfies, can negatively affect your relationships, according to a new study by U.K. researchers. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh, University of Birmingham and University West of England, found that users have a difficult time controlling exactly what each of their friends see. Because one’s “friends” can include a number of different […]

Secret.li Encrypts Your Facebook Photos, Deletes Them After Time Specified

Facebook users who don’t want their boss or family members to see certain picture posts now have a useful new option. The team at Secret.li have created a social photo encryption service that hides Facebook uploads from prying eyes. Using the service users take pictures and apply a filter so that images uploaded to Facebook […]

Wheelchair Class Photo On Facebook Portrays Ugly Discrimination

A student in a wheelchair participated in a class photo and now that picture because of its nature has become a viral hit and source of discriminatory discussion on Facebook. The boy’s father Don Ambridge saw the photo after it was published by Lifetouch photography on the company’s Facebook page. Ambridge immediately contacted Herbert Spencer […]

Cancer Survivor Wants Facebook To Stop Taking Down Post-Mastectomy Photos

Facebook is coming under fire for its decision to remove photos of women who show their chest following a life saving mastectomy. Cancer survivor Scorchy Barrington was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer and quickly turned to a survivors group on Facebook. According to Venture Beat the New York resident became inspired by the SCAR […]

Facebook Popularity Tied To Photo Sharing, Study Finds

Including photos in your Facebook posts can make you more popular on the world’s largest social network. Marketing site Wishpond examined Facebook engagement and found that photos are the type of attention-grabber social network users are looking to view. The study found that an image post receives 84 percent more clicks than text and link […]

1.1 Billion Facebook Photos Uploaded New Year’s Eve And New Years Day

Facebook users were not shy about sharing their photos on New Year’s Eve and New Years Day. During that 48 hour period 1.1 billion photos were uploaded, a new record for Facebook and nearly double the 300 million photos that are typically uploaded to the social network on an average day. The former New Years […]

Facebook Photo Platform Now Includes ‘Drag To Drop’ Feature For Status Updates

Facebook on Christmas Eve rolled out a new drag and drop feature for its photo management system. The “drag to upload” feature allows users to grab all of their photos from their computer and simply drag them into the Facebook interface. The new photo management feature was actually spotted by some Facebook users last week […]

Facebook Testing Own Snapchat App: Send Private, Time Sensitive Photos

Facebook is said to be testing its own Snapchat competitor app which allows users to send photos privately that self destruct after a set period of time. According to AllThingsD, sources familiar with the matter say that the app will launch in the coming weeks sometime before the end of the year. The app will […]

Instagram Has 26 Photos Uploaded Every Second [Infographic]

Social media has allowed for mobile photos to take off like wildfire, and according to a new infographic put together by Overgram, Instagram has 26 photos uploaded every second. The infographic takes a look at photography through the ages up until today. Facebook is the king of online photos with 300 million uploaded daily. In […]

Facebook Photos Of Undercover Cop Lead To Woman’s Arrest

Mesquite, TX – There continues to be a fine line between what you can and cannot post on social networks. In the case of one Texas woman, she’s dealing with criminal charges after sharing photos on Facebook of an undercover cop. A 30-year-old woman by the name of Melissa Welthall felt that it would be […]

Facebook Rolling Out New Photo Actions, Ability To Purchase Products

For the longest time, the term “Like” has remained supreme on Facebook. You can like posts, like comments, like photos, and so on. Now, Facebook is doing something a little bit different that goes more in line with what users think. Starting today, the social network is working on allowing pages to accompany photos with […]