Facebook Media

  • Facebook Takes Fake News Fight to Germany

    … the recent U.S. presidential election and a federal election due in Germany later this year may have led to this move by Facebook. Manager of journalism partnerships Áine Kerr announced in a Facebook Media blog post: Last month we announced some tests to address the issue of fake news on Facebook. In the next few weeks, we’ll be starting to roll…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 28 readers -
  • Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

    …, will launch a test to explore offering free trials to engaged readers, right from within Instant Articles. This is the kind of work we want to do more of. We’ll also keep working on monetization options for partners, such as expanding our live ad break test to a wider group of partners and exploring ad breaks in regular videos. We’ll be launching…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 38 readers -
  • Facebook Live Sets Records on New Year’s Eve

    … Facebook announced that use of its Facebook Live livestreaming feature reached record levels on New Year’s Eve. The social network wrote in a Facebook Media blog post: Since rolling out Facebook Live, we’ve seen people and publishers around the world seize the opportunity to share their experiences as they happen, especially during key…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Facebook Live Updates for Facebook Mentions

    … Facebook Live started out as a feature of the Facebook Mentions application for celebrities, public figures and journalists, and the social network rolled out a host of updates for Facebook Live on Mentions. Engineering manager Jesse Chen and product manager Chris Hatfield detailed the following updates to Facebook Live for Mentions…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 40 readers -
  • Now Hear This: Facebook Debuts Live Audio

    … A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but words are still worth something to Facebook. The social network Tuesday announced the introduction of Live Audio, a way for publishers to broadcast audio-only content live. Product specialist Shirley Ip and software engineer Bhavana Radhakrishnan announced the new feature in a Facebook Media blog post…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 38 readers -
  • Facebook Unveils Resources for Business Influencers

    … on getting started, building a presence, developing an audience, key features and tools, Instagram, content ideas and Facebook Media. Strategic partner manager Craig Mullaney wrote in a Facebook Media blog post: Hundreds of global business leaders across industries, regions and enterprise sizes use Facebook to connect authentically with their customers…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 26 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Audio 360: Facebook Brings Spatial Audio to 360-Degree Videos

    … 360 was launched Friday for 360 videos on News Feed in Facebook’s flagship iOS and Android applications, Chrome on desktop and Samsung Gear VR, bringing spatial surround sound to those videos. Thakur and Nair described spatial audio as follows: Think of spatial audio as 3-D sound for 360 videos. It’s an immersive sphere of audio meant…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 45 readers -
  • Rio 2016: Instagram Photos Illuminate Christ the Redeemer Landmark

    … an exclusive pocket show from Brazilian singer and Team Brazil ambassador Ivete Sangalo. Instagram said in a Facebook Media blog post by Christian Rôças, who works on entertainment partnerships in Latin America for Facebook, that the Christ the Redeemer stunt will be repeated for Friday’s Opening Ceremony, as well as for the Closing Ceremony of Rio 2016 Aug. 21. Readers: Are you ready for Rio 2016? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 20 readers -
  • Instagram, GQ Capture Videos of NBA Draft Selections

    … Instagram teamed up with GQ and the National Basketball Association to create videos showcasing the fashion and personalities of players picked in the 2016 NBA Draft Thursday night. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network, the fashion media brand and the league created a portrait studio at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, site…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 29 readers -
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