Facebook: News Feed

  • Fixing Facebook’s fake news issue

    … no longer denies the issue of fake news and has implemented measures to combat it, hopefully diminishing its effects. This change of direction is likely not a moment too soon, as Germany’s government recently announced that it is proposing legislation to fine any social media site that disseminates fake news. “If, after appropriate examination, Facebook…

    Kristine Schachinger/ Marketing Landin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • 2016: The Year in Social Media

    …, unforgettable year. Here’s what I’ll remember most. The year of fake news If on the internet no one knows you’re a dog, on Facebook no one knows if you’re lying. The social network got slammed for serving as a vessel for fake election news. How much that spread of falsehoods influenced the U.S. electorate is anyone’s guess; how much it has impacted Facebook’s…

    Marketing Landin Social Facebook Twitter- 19 readers -
  • Facebook Live will spin up 360-degree streaming to match YouTube

    … it out to everyone sometime next year, though only people with 360-degree cameras will be able to produce their own “Live 360” streams, as Facebook is calling its 360-degree live-streaming feature. Whenever Facebook officially opens up 360-degree live-streaming — and assuming the resolution doesn’t recall video streaming circa 2006 — it could open up…

    Marketing Landin Social Facebook- 20 readers -
  • Facebook discloses new measurement errors, continues to hone its math

    …. And it’s one that may not subside until Facebook allows independent firms to directly measure these previously faulty stats, rather than relying on Facebook for the raw, corrected data. Okay, now for the details of what’s up with Facebook’s math this time. Inconsistent engagement stats for off-Facebook links Facebook’s Graph API and mobile app report…

    Marketing Landin Social Facebook- 13 readers -
  • The trouble with truth

    … Since the election, there’s been a lot of discussion about fake news and its ability to sway masses into potentially false perceptions. Clearly, creating false perceptions in mass media is a dangerous thing, and it can sway public opinion and policy greatly. But what about search engines and other content distributors? Even before the US…

    Janet Driscoll Miller/ Marketing Landin SEO Google Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Ads in Facebook Messenger are officially here

    … Today Facebook officially made it possible for marketers to turn their Messenger bots into ad bots. After testing sponsored messages since April 2016, Facebook Messenger is opening up the messaging app’s inaugural ad format to all brands who use Messenger’s developer tools to manage their Messenger conversations. Facebook Messenger’s…

    Marketing Landin Social Facebook- 20 readers -
  • 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…

    Marketing Landin Social Facebook- 29 readers -
  • How long has it been since Facebook changed its news feed algorithm?

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    Marketing Landin Facebook- 7 readers -
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