Facebook to let advertisers republish user posts

Looks like Facebook is following Twitter's "promoted tweets" and allowing for republished posts by advertisers. Involving users in advertisements without their consent has been a thorny issue for Facebook. Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, said in this case the company is making money off a person's name or likeness without their consent. He calls it "subtle and misleading" and says users should object.

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Blogging Success Summit 2011: The Web's Largest Online Business Blogging Conference

Twenty-three of the world's most respected blogging experts and brands have come together to share their strategies(see the great lineup in the box to the right). They'll reveal all the latest techniques and proven business-building tactics you need to know to immediately benefit from blogging.

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