Facebook Sponsored Stories Turn Your Updates into Advertising

By: Peter Vallas - Published: Jan 27, 2011   Updated: Aug 17 2011 • References: geeksugar
Facebook Sponsored Stories is the new ad format by the social media giant that allows user-generated content to form sponsored advertisement messages. Similar to Twitter's Promoted Tweets program, companies can pay to advertise if you post a status including their name in it.

Facebook Sponsored Stories is a chance for brands to get more interactive with their target markets, using the power of online advertising to include videos and other more personalized material.

Implications - Interactivity is a constantly growing fad in the market and advertising industries. Companies are relying on customer involvement to promote their products and services at a rapidly increasing rate. The concept of companies and buyers working together is beneficial to businesses looking to expand their target demographic by creating a connection with their customers. Stats for Personal Social Media Stories Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 967 clicks in 277 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Facebook Sponsored Stories
Related: 30 examples / 23 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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