J99 Facebook resources – Spring 2012

Here are Facebook resources we will use in the Social Media Strategies class at Drake University.

The basics

Facebook privacy settings  and privacy basic controls and How Facebook screwed with everyone’s privacy

Facebook lists

Smart lists

How Facebook decides what to show in your feed (Edgerank)

Facebook Subscribe options

About Timeline

Timeline applications

Download your Facebook info (photos, videos, status updates)

Facebook Insights (PDF)

Understanding Facebook ads

Resources on Facebook

Pages on Facebook

Facebook for journalists

Vadim Lavrusik, journalist program manager at Facebook (subscribe to his posts)

Subscribe best practice examples

Guide for public figures

FB+Media page

Download PDFs of best practices for pages, marketing on FB and insights

How to control what you see in the newsfeed

Blogs to follow

Social Media Examiner

All Facebook

Inside Facebook

Official Facebook Blog


10 Facts about Consumer Behavior on Facebook

8 Guaranteed Ways to Increase Social Media Reach

5 reasons people share news & how you can get them to share yours

5 ways to increase your Facebook fan engagement

Navigating news online (has FB-related findings)

Quickstarter guide to Facebook

Crowdsourced Facebook marketing book

5 tips to grow your Facebook Page

Mashable’s beginners guide to Facebook Insights

How to dominate the FB news feed

Beyond Facebook Insights: Useful Facebook Analytics Tools

4 Ways to Increase Your Facebook Page Visibility

Increase engagement with custom tabs

Guide to EdgeRank

Mashable Facebook Guidebook

World map of social networks

How to build a custom Facebook landing page from scratch


Search Facebook away from Facebook

Official social plugins/widgets

Tools to make custom tabs without writing code: hy.lywooboxpages.wix.cominvolver.comtabsite.compholiofy.com


What’s your Arizona Name



Telling story thorugh Facebook (Washington Post)