Facebook: News Feed

  • The most important thing to know about Facebook’s ad load problem

    … Facebook has been doing for years to reduce the pressure to up the ratio of ads to organic posts in people’s feeds in order to up its ad revenue. A few years ago it started diverting ads out to other publishers’ properties through its Audience Network ad network. Then it started sending them to Instagram. Then to Facebook Groups. Instagram Stories…

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  • 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…

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  • 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- 30 readers -
  • 2016: The Year in Social Media

    … executives as well as Vine and is still trying to shed its harassment issues. The year the chat bots invaded We’ve been living with bots in our midst for years. Remember Clippy? But this year they joined us on Facebook Messenger. CNN has a Messenger bot to tell you the news. 1-800-Flowers has one to sell you flowers. Even Colonel Sanders has one…

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  • 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

    …. 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- 22 readers -
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