Facebook adds promoted posts to normal accounts

Egomaniacs will love Facebook’s latest money-spinner, which gives users the option to pay to promote their own personal posts in friends’ news feeds. Testers in the US now have the option to pay $7 (about AU$7 and £4) to promote their posts, with 5,000 accounts being given the option of pushing their updates to the top of friends’ newsfeeds.The tests began in New Zealand in May, with 19 other countries (including Australia) also getting the narcissistic option ahead of the US. Attention pleaseFacebook thinks you might want to use the paid option to make sure your big posts stand out as news feeds get more crowded.The social network suggests that you might want to ensure all your friends are aware of your wedding photos, your engagements or your garage sales

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Facebook adds promoted posts to normal accounts

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