Jan 29, 2013

Facebook shutters The Cool Hunter for copyright issues
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Written by : Tom George| 0 | Technology

 

Perhaps every successful business who has built a huge Facebook presence nightmare. Your account gets shut down. This story is worth following as it will certainly set some type of precedent. What are the copyright issues? Cool Hunter had over 788,000 thousand fans, continue reading to hear from the company about the impact.

From the article.

Facebook has cracked the whip on The Cool Hunter. After little warning the social network shuttered the design and pop-culture Web site’s Facebook page eight weeks ago, leaving both the founder and its 788,000 fans wondering what went wrong.

In a blog post this week, founder Bill Tikos bemoaned the shutdown and said that it has severely hurt the site’s business. According to Tikos, its Facebook fan base grew by 1,500 to 2,500 per day and also generated more than 10,000 click-throughs to the site per day. Overall, The Cool Hunter has 2.1 million monthly site visits, along with hundreds of thousands of Twitter and Instagram followers.

Here’s more from Tikos:

via Facebook shutters The Cool Hunter for copyright issues | Internet & Media – CNET News.

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