Monday, November 5, 2012

Notifications for FB pages is NOT a solution

by Cinda Baxter on November 5, 2012

in Facebook

Last week, Facebook admitted they’ve been quietly testing a new way for fans to see posts from the pages they’ve “liked.” For the test group, hovering their mouse over the “Liked” button on pages provides a new option: “Get Notifications.” You know—that little globe in the top left corner of the screen, where you’re alerted when someone comments on your posts, tags you in a photo, etc. (depending on how you have settings lined up).

On the surface, this looks like a lovely idea, bringing pages and fans back together again.

But it’s not. It’s actually the fast track to pages losing their fans….and fast.  [click here to continue…]