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Facebook Shuts Down More Coupon “Glitch Groups”

Facebook Shuts Down More Coupon “Glitch Groups”

Six months after its mass deletion of coupon groups, Facebook is quietly continuing to shut down groups that encourage coupon fraud.

March 19, 2015 Coupons In The News
Revealed: The Real Reason Facebook Shut Down Those Coupon Groups

Revealed: The Real Reason Facebook Shut Down Those Coupon Groups

Finally, a definitive answer to why Facebook is shutting down coupon groups – turns out investigators working for the coupon industry are behind it.

October 24, 2014 Coupons In The News
Is Facebook Really Shutting Down Coupon Groups?

Is Facebook Really Shutting Down Coupon Groups?

Rumors are rampant that Facebook is deleting pages and groups devoted to coupons – but how much of that is true?

September 29, 2014 Coupons In The News
New Facebook Rules: No More “Likes” for Coupons

New Facebook Rules: No More “Likes” for Coupons

Facebook announces new rules that forbid brands from forcing you to “like” their page in exchange for a coupon.

August 13, 2014 Coupons In The News
How Much Do You “Like” Your Grocery Store?

How Much Do You “Like” Your Grocery Store?

You may like your local grocery store just fine, but it takes a real commitment to show the world – or at least your Facebook friends – that you “like” it. Occasional customer satisfaction surveys have declared certain supermarkets to be the most or least liked of all, but a look at how many grocery shoppers have hit the thumbs-up[Read More…]

September 25, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Your Grocery Store Wants to be Your Facebook Friend

Your Grocery Store Wants to be Your Facebook Friend

Not all that long ago, the idea of interacting and chatting with your favorite grocery store online seemed improbable, if not pointless. With the advent of Facebook, though, it’s become the norm. And any store that’s not a part of the social network is seen as something of an online outcast. Now, one longtime Facebook holdout has jumped on the[Read More…]

April 30, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Facebook Peeks Into Our Pantries With Loyalty Card Data

Facebook Peeks Into Our Pantries With Loyalty Card Data

Have you seen any strangely specific ads on Facebook yet – almost as though Facebook knows what you’ve been buying at the grocery store? Well, it does. Just because you went through self-checkout and hid your purchases in a brown paper bag doesn’t mean everyone doesn’t know what you’re buying. So much for privacy. We’ve all known that store loyalty[Read More…]

April 15, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Facebook’s Top Grocery Store Takes on Twitter

Facebook’s Top Grocery Store Takes on Twitter

The grocery chain that already dominates Facebook and perennially tops customer satisfaction surveys is now setting its sights on a new conquest: Publix has officially joined Twitter. It may not seem like big news for fans of other grocery chains that have been tweeting for years. But Publix has a fanatically loyal fan base, and where Publix goes, fans follow.[Read More…]

February 5, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Couponing Gets Even More Social, With Exclusive Facebook Offers

Couponing Gets Even More Social, With Exclusive Facebook Offers

Facebook would love it if you went online and never left Facebook – and, increasingly, so would companies that offer printable coupons. They’re making it easier to access, print and share coupons without ever leaving the social media site. And Facebook itself plans to make it easier to find out what deals your friends have discovered. Last year, Valassis unveiled[Read More…]

January 16, 2013 Coupons In The News
When “Free” is Bad for Business?

When “Free” is Bad for Business?

Get your free Lindor Truffles coupon! If you can. A few hours into Lindt Chocolate’s “1 Million Free Bags of Lindor Truffles” Facebook offer that launched today, we’re already seeing familiar signs of a promotion that may be too popular for its own good: a site that’s slow to load, complaints that the coupon won’t print, and frustrated customers branding[Read More…]

October 9, 2012 Coupons In The News
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