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  • Facebook Takes Fake News Fight to Germany

    … Facebook is extending its efforts to combat fake news to Germany. The social network announced in December that it was turning to third-party fact-checking organizations to help combat fake news and hoaxes, as well as making it easier for users to report fake news and flag questionable posts. Speculation that fake news on Facebook affected…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 15 readers -
  • Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

    … acquired content performance platform CrowdTangle last November, and Simo revealed that it will be available to the social network’s publishing partners free of charge. She also introduced a new feature for Facebook Live: Today, we’re launching the ability for page administrators to designate specific journalists as contributors, giving them the ability…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 19 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- 14 readers -
  • Facebook Live Updates for Facebook Mentions

    … in a Facebook Media blog post: Team prompts, which allows users to create drafts of the descriptions for their Facebook Live posts. A new comment-moderation tool, which enables Mentions users to filter certain words and phrases, preventing them from appearing in comments during their broadcasts. Ad adjustments tray, enabling users to customize the appearance…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Now Hear This: Facebook Debuts Live Audio

    … widely available in early 2017. Ip and Radhakrishnan wrote: We know that sometimes publishers want to tell a story on Facebook with words and not video. We’ve even seen some pages find creative ways to go live and reach audiences with audio only by using the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface) or by adding a still image…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 20 readers -
  • Facebook Unveils Resources for Business Influencers

    … Facebook Monday released a bundle of resources for business influencers, highlighted by its Business Influencer Guide. The Facebook for Business Influencers page includes information on using Facebook as a leadership platform, Facebook Live, Facebook Mentions, notes, 360-degree videos and other related content. And the guide touches…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 16 readers -
  • Facebook Instant Articles Now Support 360-Degree Videos and Photos

    … their device or by tapping and dragging. Roberts also showed examples of the features in action from early adopters USA Today and Bild, adding that users with the latest Android or iOS Facebook app can access them via the Instant Articles page. Readers: What are your thoughts on the addition of 360-degree videos and photos to Facebook Instant Articles? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 16 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- 10 readers -
  • Audio 360: Facebook Brings Spatial Audio to 360-Degree Videos

    … Facebook is bringing 360-degree audio to its 360-degree videos Oculus VR product manager Abesh Thakur and Facebook technical lead Varun Nair announced the launch of Audio 360 in a blog post, describing it as “a suite of tools including the Spatial Workstation which enable creators to publish 360 videos with spatial audio on News Feed.” Audio…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 23 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? …

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  • Instagram, GQ Capture Videos of NBA Draft Selections

    … of the draft, where photographer Adam Wissing shot the videos. Participating players included: Instagram said in an email to SocialTimes that since the NBA Draft began Thursday night, Dunn posted the highest percentage growth of followers, and in terms of total followers added, the top three were Ingram, Simmons and Hield. In other NBA-related news, Amy…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 18 readers -
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