Algorithms

  • 3 Rules for Content Marketing in the Fake News Era

    … fake news. The feature finally rolled out to some users earlier this month, and was first spotted by Gizmodo: Despite these updates, fake news isn’t going anywhere. Facebook and Google now drive the vast majority of traffic to publisher sites. Search and social algorithms incentivize the production of viral fake news stories at a faster rate than…

    Joe Lazauskas/ The Content Strategistin Content- 22 readers -
  • LinkedIn Overhauls Desktop Site

    … you’re interested in, we’ll suggest someone within your network who works at the company. Richer feed to keep you informed: With a combination of algorithms and human editors working together, we’ve fine-tuned your feed to surface the most relevant content from people and publishers you care most about. We’ll also be adding new ways for you to dive…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 27 readers -
  • It’s Time to Rethink the Algorithm

    … 200,000 years of human evolution, in which we discovered fire and invented the wheel, have brought us to the next frontier: what Wikipedia calls “a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations.” It doesn’t sound especially exciting, but algorithms have shaken up the world of computing. Of course…

    AllTwitterin Facebook Retargeting- 17 readers -
  • Top 10 SocialTimes Posts of 2016

    Everyone else is doing it, so why shouldn’t we? Here are the top 10 posts on SocialTimes in 2016, in terms of page views: 10, Latest Facebook News Feed Algorithm Tweak: High Ratings and Likely Engagement, Feb. 1: Facebook announced that it was using qualitative feedback to deliver the most relevant posts to users’ News Feeds.

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 39 readers -
  • Analytics and Data Will Change Social Media in 2017

    … social media has such a large share of online activity, companies are seeing social media as an important component of their digital marketing and wider marketing strategies. And it’s not limited to just marketing. Customer service, human resources (recruitment and employer branding) and other departments are taking a stake in social, too…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 54 readers -
  • 5 Factors That Could Impact Your Content Strategy in 2017

    … prepare to kick off their content programs in 2017, it’s important to look at the strategic levers that could impact their investments. Since luck will only get you so far, here are five factors to consider for the upcoming year. Don’t underestimate infographics Brands tend to fixate on blog posts—and for good reason: Text articles are an efficient…

    The Content Strategistin Content- 29 readers -
  • Facebook 2016 Open-Source Year in Review (Infographic)

    … browser. It takes advantage of functional, asynchronous, declarative programming models for building VR applications. Facebook’s 2016 open source projects brought big efficiency wins to various parts of the stack. Zstandard is an open-source compression algorithm that can compress data three times to five times faster. ReDex reduces the byte code (size…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 25 readers -
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