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  • 30% Rise of Ad Blocking Use Globally in 2016

    … are only available because of advertisements. If the number of people using ad blockers reaches a high enough number, these companies would be forced to change their business model. Paul Verna, an analyst at eMarketer, commented on this report saying, “Ad blocking is a detriment to the entire advertising ecosystem. The best way for the industry…

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 22 readers -
  • When to Ban Social Media Trolls and Prevent Harassment

    … X sucks. I hate their widgets!”) and the person does not respond to attempts to engage, you can mute the offender. And if they are tagging you by name and/or pestering the brand while ignoring your attempt to assist them, you can filter out their mentions by shadow-blocking them using available software solutions. If your brand is being attacked…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 38 readers -
  • Instagram Rolls Out Custom Keyword Filter for Comments

    … There have been rumblings for weeks about an Instagram feature aimed at using keywords to block trolls, and that feature is now here for all users, not just celebrities and public figures. Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom announced in a blog post that the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network introduced a custom keyword…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 18 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    … they follow. It drove increased retention and engagement (tweets, retweets, replies and likes) in Q2, and we expect the experience will continue to improve meaningfully over time as our machine learning systems get better. We also launched a significant improvement in May to the Connect tab so that people can get better account recommendations based…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 32 readers -
  • Facebook’s ‘On This Day’ Turns One

    … an overview of the artificial intelligence and machine learning work that goes on behind the scenes “to ensure that everyone using Facebook gets a meaningful, personalized experience”: Ranking: Facebook ranks and surfaces the most meaningful memories. These are ranked by an AI model developed at Facebook, trained in real-time (continuously learning…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
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