Meet the new Facebook

Everyone on the Internet is talking about it today, so why shouldn’t I? Facebook changed the way the site’s news feeds work today. Now, rather than seeing things in chronological order or order of algorithm-perceived importance, you see a smattering of the news that the site’s algorithm thinks will be important to you mixed in… Continue reading Meet the new Facebook

Belgrade Schools using Facebook and Twitter to communicate with parents

The Belgrade School District has embraced Facebook and Twitter, creating presences on the social networking sites to help parents communicate directly with the schools, the Belgrade News reports. The new social media pages come after the school district reworked its websites over the summer, the article says. School district IT technician Scott Bonander, who monitors… Continue reading Belgrade Schools using Facebook and Twitter to communicate with parents

Amber alerts to be broadcast via Facebook

As of today, Facebook users can receive Amber Alerts from their states as notifications in their news feed, thanks to a partnership between the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Department of Justice and the social networking company.