Facebook: News Feed

  • Facebook turns sound on by default in videos, debuts TV apps

    … Facebook videos are getting bigger and louder. In the biggest change since December 2013 when Facebook began playing videos automatically in people’s news feeds, Facebook will now play those videos automatically with the sound on by default, the company announced on Tuesday. Facebook announced more news surrounding videos playing on small…

    Marketing Landin Social Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Fixing Facebook’s fake news issue

    … and the News Feed itself? Other action Facebook is taking Facebook is looking at incorporating signals into their algorithms that will help predetermine a story might be fake news. For example, if actually reading a story makes a user less likely to share it, then chances are high that the article is misleading or does not reflect the claims made…

    Kristine Schachinger/ Marketing Landin Social Facebook- 20 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- 22 readers -
  • Facebook Live will spin up 360-degree streaming to match YouTube

    National Geographic will air the first 360-degree live stream on Facebook. YouTube added 360-degree live-streaming back in April, and tomorrow Facebook will preview its own version of the all-encompassing broadcast format. On Tuesday at 3 p.m. ET, National Geographic’s Facebook Page will air the platform’s first 360-degree live stream.

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  • Facebook discloses new measurement errors, continues to hone its math

    … Math is hard, even for Facebook. And it’s getting harder to trust Facebook’s math, even as the social network fine-tunes its calculations. For the third time since September, Facebook is disclosing new measurement errors. The two new errors affected the reaction counts Facebook reports on Pages’ Live videos as well as the engagement figures…

    Marketing Landin Social Facebook- 15 readers -
  • The trouble with truth

    … expressed in this article may be those of a guest author and not necessarily Marketing Land. Staff authors are listed here. About The Author Janet Miller is the President and CEO of Marketing Mojo. She regularly blogs on a variety of search engine marketing topics, often focusing on technical solutions. You can find her on Twitter @janetdmiller. …

    Janet Driscoll Miller/ Marketing Landin SEO Google Facebook- 12 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- 23 readers -
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