5 Facebook Lead Generation Mistakes in 2021

Various mistakes are made while generating the Facebook leads. It costs a lot to marketers and the investor’s time and money. So, upon researching the web, we have brought to you the five common mistakes that every new marketer makes while creating Facebook leads.

You should optimize your lead visuals for the mobile.

Worldwide there is a total of 98% of people using Facebook from mobile. So if you are thinking of reaching out to the most people especially for education lead generation, you should optimize your visuals for the mobile phone.

How to Make a Facebook Post Shareable?

With the growth of the digital age, more and more users are moving towards privacy and security. Some Facebook posts aren’t accessible to everyone.

To promote your brand or increase publicity, you need to know how to make a post shareable on Facebook. In today’s world, many companies and individuals are striving and competing.  Every company aspires to convey its messages to the audience.

Is Facebook Dying as a Social Media Platform?

While users are still competing, Is Facebook dying as a social media platform? Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms used all around the world. It allows you to engage, connect, and share your life with your friends and family online. Facebook has more than a billion worldwide users.

If you are a business owner, you might know that Facebook makes most of its revenue from advertisements. This means the more active the users are, the more the audience will see the ad. Facebook’s engagement rates have dropped over a few years, even though it has made so much progress. To dig deeper, we need to go no further than looking at the statistics.

The Inquisition

The headlines read loud and clear, “Trump says he’ll ‘bring fairness’ to Big Tech via an executive order if Congress doesn’t take action.” But can an Executive Order really bring a sudden change? Can it deter people from browsing Google, from buying Apple products, from ordering groceries, books etc from Amazon, or stop using Facebook, Whatsup or Instagram?

UAE Launches New Media Academy

UAE social media influencers have welcomed the launch of New Media Academy stressing that it will help build a new generation of professionals equipped with digital media skills and content creation capabilities.

Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State and the Chairman of UAE National Media Council (NMC), said the New Media Academy represents a qualitative addition to the media sector that contributes to enhancing the skills of young cadres and empowering them with knowledge and expertise. “The initiative enhances the opportunities associated with the new media industry, by creating a new generation of influencers who will highlight the country’s achievements and promote the spread of UAE messages in accordance with the best global practices,” he said.

Germany Warns Against Using WhatsApp in Wake of European Parliament Data Leak

The German Government warned federal employees against using the WhatsApp messenger. The information became available on May 17 via Handelsblatt, a leading German-language business newspaper published in Düsseldorf by Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt. It was founded in the 1946.  The newspaper claims the source of this announcement is a letter from the German Government Commissioner for Data Protection Ulrich Wolfgang Kelber. He sent the letter to all the ministries with a warning.

Facebook To Install Underwater Cable Around Africa – Is it Possible Security Threat to the West?

Facebook is planning to start a project dubbed “2 Africa.” Interestingly, Facebook is going to work with China mobile, MTN from South Africa, French Orange and Vodafone. It also plans to engage local African providers.  Alcatel Submarine Networks will provide the underwater cable system. Alcatel Submarine Networks is a part of the Nokia group.

Shopify Joins Libra Crypto Project

Shopify, a major online shopping platform, has just joined the Libra organization. Joining the consortium will give the program greater credence while allowing the company to increase its payment modes. Libra has experienced some major exits in the past year. Companies such as EBay, Stripe, PayPal, and Mercado Pago, a Latin online payments firm, revoked their membership just a short while after joining.

Bitcoin Exceeds $10k Barrier, Highest Rate Since October

The Bitcoin cryptocurrency crossed the $10,000 barrier, its highest rate since last October. News sources reported that Bitcoin recorded a rise of 2.6 percent yesterday to reach $10,000, achieving an increase of about 40 percent so far this year. Bitcoin has recorded a rise of 1.2% since 5:00 PM on Friday (EST), to reach $9,863 at 12:00 in New York, according to the cryptocurrency trading platform (Bitstamp), based in Luxembourg.

Twitter Announces New Rule against Deepfakes and Manipulated Content

Twitter has announced that it will now combat deepfakes more aggressively, especially those that look deceptively real and are created for manipulation purposes. The social media company stated on Tuesday that such videos are particularly explosive during election campaign times, and will in the future be either specially tagged or removed from the platform.

Fight for Worldwide Digital Tax in Crucial Phase

At a conference of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, more than 130 countries reached an important agreement, to develop, by the end of 2020, new tax rules for Internet companies, the so-called “digital tax.” This is considered one of the main problems in the modern economy, because American Internet companies receive multibillion-dollar revenues in the European market, paying almost nothing to the local treasury.

Jeff Bezos Fortune Raises Nearly $8 Billion in One Day

At a time when US stock markets were making a sharp loss last Friday while the S&P 500 index falling at its worst since October last year, American businessman Jeff Bezos was making a fortune.  By the end of last week, Bezos ‘fortune amounted to $124.2 billion, up $7.9 billion from Thursday. Amazon’s shares rose by 7.4% after quarterly results in the fourth quarter of last year that exceeded analysts’ expectations.

Facebook Attempts to Restore its Tarnished Image with Two Announcements

Facebook is trying to tackle the issue of contentious content and has now announced the establishment of an independent “Supreme Court.” Moreover, the company is now giving users the ability to erase their personal data collected from external websites to target them with advertisements. Facebook, which has approximately two billion users worldwide, is often criticized for its data management policies.

Facebook Users increase, New Data Privacy Feature Unveiled

Facebook continues to attract a huge number of users and revenues despite the mélange of controversies surrounding the company. It currently faces a list of criticisms, from its poor private user data management policies to its handling of political advertisements. Despite this, the social media giant has ironically seen the number of monthly active users increase during the fourth quarter by 8 percent. It subsequently reached the 2.5 billion user milestone by the end of 2019.

The Rise and Fall of Social Media Influence Against Totalitarian Regimes

Social media has become part of our daily lives, from reading breaking news, to communication for business and personal purposes. It is an important tool for many in their daily lives, no matter how one uses it. It is also a dangerous tool, where one can have their life ruined. People have lost jobs over their posts, as well as being targeted and bullied on social media platforms. Some take it upon themselves to label other people online with the false narrative of being trolls (even though the profiles are legit!), just to cause turmoil.

Rush is on to Get Pseudo Satellites into Space

Japanese company HAPSMobile successfully completed the second HAWK30 Solar HAPS test flight on October 23 from a NASA facility. The first flight was in the September. HAPSMobile plans to move the HAWK30 to the Hawaiian island of Lanai and is accelerating preparations to perform stratospheric test flights there by March 31, 2020 per their press release.

HAPSMobile is a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) and minority-owned by AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), who is also an aircraft development partner for “HAWK30,” a solar-powered unmanned aircraft designed for stratospheric telecommunications platform systems that flies approximately 20kms into the stratosphere. The wing span of the HAWK30 is 78 meters.

Facebook Libra Project Losing Its Grandeur?

MasterCard, Visa, eBay, Mercado Pago, and Stripe have pulled out of the Libra Association. The news comes barely a week after PayPal announced that it would forgo participation. The Libra panel was initially made up of 28 companies, each set to control a network node.

Increased regulatory scrutiny has dogged the Libra project since its inception and so the future of the project seems bleak at the moment. U.S. regulators, in particular, fear that Facebook will become too powerful if allowed to handle user funds across the world. There is also trepidation among major economies such as India which are looking to ban cryptocurrencies altogether. At the heart of Libra woes lie major data privacy concerns.

EU Court Rules Facebook Must Remove “Offensive” Content Worldwide

The European Union’s highest court has ordered Facebook to remove offensive remarks. The EU court has tightened its rules for internet service providers, including Facebook. According to EU regulations, social media groups are not responsible for what users publish unless they are aware that the content of the post is illegal. The same rules say that social media groups as a whole have no responsibility for monitoring the content of stored information and are not required to search for it.

Report: China Used Twitter, Facebook to Sow Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute released a new report on Tuesday, based on Twitter’s data released last month, about China’s intention to influence Hong Kong’s anti-extradition (or “reverse delivery”) campaign. Among the findings, the Chinese government has spent the past two years intending to spread fake news targeting specific people across several social media platforms.

Donald Trump Threatens to Impose Tariffs on French Exports

US President Donald Trump accused his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron over the digital service tax, hinting that he would impose a tax on French wine in the United States in return. Trump expressed displeasure from his Twitter account Friday over French plans to tax multinational technology companies such as Google. The French authorities have justified this tax because such companies pay little or no taxes at all in the countries where they operate.