David Cohen

  • Since-Fixed Bug Affected Facebook Page Insights From Oct. 4-14

    Facebook page administrators: If the figures for Reactions, shares and comments on your pages seemed a bit off between Oct. 4 and 14, here’s why. The social network announced in a Facebook for Business post that a bug affected Page Insights during that time period, and that bug has since been corrected: We wanted to let page owners know of a bug that affected all pages from Oct.

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  • Facebook Instant Articles Now Support 360-Degree Videos and Photos

    Publishers using Facebook’s Instant Articles can now include 360-degree videos and 360-degree photos to their content. Product manager Josh Roberts announced the new options in a Facebook Media blog post, saying that publishers can begin adding 360 videos and 360 photos as of Thursday, and they will be viewable via the latest versions of Facebook’s flagship Android and iOS applications.

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  • Facebook Customizable Push Campaigns for Apps Are Out of Beta

    Facebook announced earlier this week that the customizable push campaigns for applications that it introduced at F8 earlier this year are out of closed beta. Software engineer Brian Ni announced in a blog post that push campaigns are now available to all businesses, complete with a redesigned targeting section to ensure that push notifications result in conversions.

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  • Instagram Rolls Out Suicide-Prevention Tools

    Instagram took a cue from parent company Facebook with its launch of suicide-prevention tools. The new tools will allow Instagram users to anonymously report when they see posts from friends that hint at self-harm, and those friends will receive messages that read: Someone saw one of your posts and thinks you might be going through a difficult time. If you need support, we’d like to help.

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  • Twitter Teams Up With GLAAD, MLB on Spirit Day Emoji

    Twitter is marking Spirit Day Thursday (Oct. 20) with a custom purple hashtag-triggered emoji. Spirit Day is an annual anti-bullying initiative spearheaded by GLAAD in support of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) youth. The social network announced that it teamed up with GLAAD and Major League Baseball on the initiative, and starting Thursday, users who ...

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  • Snapchat Changing Terms for Discover Content Partners (Report)

    The wall around Snapchat’s walled garden is about to get a little more expensive for media companies to climb. Peter Kafka and Kurt Wagner of Recode reported that Snapchat is proposing radically different terms to media companies providing content for its Discover section. According to Kafka and Wagner, the messaging application is seeking to pay its content partners a fla ...

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  • Facebook Audience Network Updates Coming

    Updates are coming “over the next few months” for Facebook Audience Network, according to director of publisher solutions David Jakubowski. The social network unveiled Facebook Audience Network at F8 in 2014 as a way for advertisers to take advantage of Facebook’s advertising and targeting tools on mobile sites and in applications outside of the social network.

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  • Facebook Testing Conversation Topics for Messenger

    Facebook appears to be testing a new way to get users chatting on its Messenger application: conversation topics. TechCrunch readers Chris Messina and Dan Simpson shared the iOS screenshots to the right and below, respectively, with Sarah Perez, who reported that Facebook was conducting a small test of the feature. According to Perez, us ...

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  • Facebook Live Column Added to Signal

    Facebook added a column for Facebook Live videos to its Signal tool for journalists. The social network introduced Signal in September 2015 as a tool enabling journalists to discover and curate content from Facebook and Instagram, giving them access to features including Trending content, data on topics driving the most conversation on the social network and the ability to s ...

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