Facebook: News Feed

  • Facebook now officially showcases vertical videos in mobile news feeds

    … A little over a year since announcing Facebook would support vertical videos, the social network is making that support more obvious in people’s mobile news feeds, a Facebook spokesperson confirmed. “We know that people enjoy more immersive experiences on Facebook, so we’re starting to display a larger portion of each vertical video in News…

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  • How long has it been since Facebook changed its news feed algorithm?

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  • Facebook’s changing the news feed again to make it more “informative”

    … It’s a Thursday, so Facebook is probably changing its news feed algorithm. Correct! This time Facebook is adding a new signal to its algorithm to show people more “informative” stories. What does that mean? It sounds like it means cooking videos over cat videos, newsy articles over fluffy listicles. “This could be a news article on a current…

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  • Facebook organic reach drop steepens to 52% for publishers’ Pages

    … tougher — even before Facebook’s latest news feed algorithm tweak takes effect. The 52% decline is 10 percentage points more than the 42% organic reach decline that SocialFlow reported publishers had experienced between January 2016 and May 2016. This isn’t that much of a shock. Facebook has been systematically cutting back Pages’ organic reach…

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  • Facebook makes Pages’ organic reach even more dependent on shares

    … It’s a weekday, so there’s a good chance Facebook is recalibrating its all-important news feed algorithm. And as is often the case that means Pages will have a tougher time getting unpaid placements in people’s feeds. This time around Facebook is making Pages’ organic reach even more dependent on people sharing Page posts with their friends…

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  • 5 major changes that could revolutionize social media this year

    … on almost-creepy factors, like social behavior and contact lists. 3. The hybridization of e-commerce Pinterest’s recent addition of a “buy” button was met with confusion and criticism from a number of sources, but users are responding warmly to the feature. In fact, Pinterest is expanding the feature to more companies, and you can expect more bells…

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  • Facebook’s Human News Feed Raters Are Now Working Worldwide

    … Facebook is now using human raters around the world, not just in the U.S., to help its algorithms decide what should appear in the News Feed. That’s one of the key takeaways from a lengthy and interesting Slate.com article published late Sunday. The article is somewhat similar to one published a year ago on Medium, when Facebook first started…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Landin Social- 22 readers -
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