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If you plan to succeed online and grow your business through online channels, you’re going to need development help. Whether you need a complex custom ecommerce website built from scratch, a simple themed WordPress site setup, or individual fixes, plug-ins, site maintenance, or coding assistance, Thrive’s experienced technical staff has you covered! We will work directly with your in-house technical team, collaborate with your current development contractors, or take on all development needs ourselves. Every situation is different. Thrive will work to make yours a success! Web Development.

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Facebook Says That Privacy Settings For 14M Users Were Switched To Public Due To Bug

2018 seems to be the year of Facebook apologies.  We can add “apologizes for accidentally setting 14 million users privacy status to public without their knowledge” to that list. According to TechCrunch, between the dates of May 18 and May 22, Facebook accidentally changed the privacy setting for status updates for 14 million users to public from [...]

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Facebook Faces More Scrutiny, This Time For Sharing User Data With Device Makers

It seems Facebook can't get out of trouble.  The company is, once again, under fire once again for mishandling user data.  This time, it is being charged with Sharing information with at least 60 device makers, including Amazon, Apple, Blackberry, HTC, Microsoft and Samsung. According to reports by The New York Times, since 2007, Facebook has created partnerships [...]

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Facebook Ends Trending Section, Removing All Products That Integrated With The Trends API

Facebook's Trending news topic section is being removed at the beginning of next week, along with products and third-party integrations that rely on the Trending API. Based on Facebook's researched, people didn't find it very useful over time.  According to the company, the content in the Trending topics section accounted for fewer than 1.5 percent [...]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Creating Your First Facebook Advertisement

As a small business owner, you have probably thought a lot about the best way to advertise online. Paid, organic and social media advertising are all effective ways of increasing brand awareness and conversion rates for small businesses on a tight budget. That is why so many small business owners start to look at typical [...]

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Facebook’s First Transparency Report Shows Majority Of Offending Content Removed Before Being Reported

The first ever Facebook transparency report has been released, and outlines the amount of content it has identified as breaking Community Standard rules between October 2017 and March 2018.  Based on the data, a majority of the offensive content had action taken against it by Facebook before it was reported by users. The report is part of [...]

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Facebook Says It Has Suspended 200 Apps For Possible Misuse Of Data

Ever since Cambridge Analytica was suspended for using an app to exploit user information a couple of months ago, Facebook says that it has suspended an additional 200 more apps. After the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook said that it would perform a thorough audit and investigation of all apps on its platform with access to large amounts of [...]

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Facebook Allows Publishers To Cross-Post Live Videos Across Multiple Pages & Tests A Rewind Button

More and more Pages on Facebook are being given video features.  The social network, after announcing new video metrics last week, is making it possible to cross-post Live video broadcasts across multiple pages. “With Live Cross-posting, all Pages globally can seamlessly publish a single broadcast across multiple Pages as an original post. We’ve added this functionality [...]

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Google Rolls Out New ID Requirements For US Political Ads

According to a Google blog post on Thursday, a New ID requirements for U S political advertisers have been issued by the company.  The post was attributed to Kent Walker, a Google senior vice president. Google says that it is going to require political advertisers to provide a government-issued ID and other information in order to confirm [...]

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