Facebook botched some changes in 2013, but what will next year bring? Here's our wish list.
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2. News feed filters
Facebook's proposed news feed design was on point with its execution of filters. The buttons, found on the right side of your feed, let you filter posts by photos, music, pages you follow, games, group news, all friends, and more. While there are ways you can filter content in your news feed, you must set up lists first.
While Facebook struggles with how best to show users the right content, here's another idea: Let us choose. Filters may not show us the content we want, but they could filter out content we don't want, such as the omnipresent baby and food pictures.
Social is a Business ImperativeThe use of social media for a host of business purposes is rising. Indeed, social is quickly moving from cutting edge to business basic. Organizations that have so far ignored social - either because they thought it was a passing fad or just didnít have the resources to properly evaluate potential use cases and products - must start giving it serious consideration.
Social is a Business ImperativeSocial media is critical in the age of digital business. How can IT help? First, work with the marketing team to set up social networking programs on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, at minimum. Then work to put social media sentiment analytics in place to measure success.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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