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Facebook: No LOL Anymore

Facebook: No LOL Anymore

Facebook conducts a recent e-laughter study, all hahas, hehes and lols people use to express their amusement online. This study shows that the simple haha is the crushing and people use it commonly when finding something funny on social networks.On the other hand, LOL, which has been once the universal sign of amusement, is fading fast.   “E-laughing” study declares that LOL, representing just 1.9% of posts, is replaced by haha, representing 51.4%. Then emoji comes taking second place with 33% while “hehe” comes with 13%.  The study finds that age, gender and location are great elements that determine laughter types: Men, for example, typically use “haha” or “hehe”, while women commonly use emoji. As for the age, LOL is always used by older people of 28, while those of 20s prefer to choose an emoji to show their amusement. Concerning geographical location, people of west coast states always tend to use “haha” and “hehe”, while those of southern states still use LOL. This study, however, is based on Facebook’s public posts without looking at expressions of laughter on its Messanger. Read More »

Facebook continues its smart plan of making money from Messenger

Facebook continues its smart plan of making money from Messenger

Facebook carries out new ways whereby businessmen can communicate through private messages, announced Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday. . Now, Facebook enables its users to text brands direct messages from ads, and businesses’ pages can privately communicate Facebook users.     . -Moreover, companies with pages will get now a badge of “Very responsive to messages” after being able to answer 90% of private messages with an average time of less than 5 mints. . -Facebook also enables businesses to manage the new conversations’ inflow by providing new tools, like the possibility of saving common responses. . -Facebook declares on its blog that nowadays people and businesses prefer communicating through messaging, and thus Facebook gives them several ways to have real-time conversation. . -Today’s announcement is not a real surprise as CEO Mark Zuckerberg has already declared all these capabilities during F8 conference for Facebook developers earlier this spring. However, he asserted that these features are a great leap in making money from Messenger which becomes one of the most common and organic way of communication. Read More »