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  • Video Carousel Ads on Smartphone Mobile Web

    … During our regular reviews to ensure the accuracy of our systems, we recently found and fixed a bug that misattributed some clicks on video carousel ads as link clicks. This bug occurred when people were on mobile web browsers on smartphones — not on desktop or in the Facebook mobile app. The bug affected billing only for the following conditions…

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  • Working to Stop Misinformation and False News

    … By Adam Mosseri, VP, News Feed We know people want to see accurate information on Facebook – and so do we. False news is harmful to our community, it makes the world less informed, and it erodes trust. It’s not a new phenomenon, and all of us — tech companies, media companies, newsrooms, teachers — have a responsibility to do our part…

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  • Expanding Measurement to More Advertisers

    … The fragmentation of digital media has made it difficult for marketers to get a complete view of audiences across devices. In fact, 82% of marketers say they are constantly searching for new tools to help optimize their cross-device advertising strategies. (Embrace Cross-Device Solutions In The Age Of The Customer by Forrester & Facebook…

    Facebook Newsroomin Social- 21 readers -
  • Accountability and New Choices for Marketers

    … As a partner to over 4 million advertisers across a wide range of organizations and objectives, we want to provide transparency, choice and accountability. Transparency through verified data that shows which campaigns drive measurable results, choice in how advertisers run campaigns across our platforms, and accountability through an audit…

    Facebook Newsroomin Social- 27 readers -
  • Greater Transparency Through Measurement Partnerships

    … Today we are providing an update on some of the long-term investments we’re making with our measurement partners. From Metrics to Measurement Until now, our FYI posts have focused solely on updates to our metrics. But metrics—like the time recorded on an athlete’s stopwatch—are only valuable if they can be mapped to a larger goal…

    Facebook Newsroomin Social- 24 readers -
  • Search FYI: An Update to Trending

    … Today, we’re making some changes to the Trending feature on Facebook that will make the product more automated and will no longer require people to write descriptions for trending topics. We added Trending to Facebook in 2014, and similar to Search, Trending was designed to help people discover interesting and relevant conversations happening…

    Facebook Newsroom- 21 readers -
  • Veterans on Facebook

    … It’s Veterans Day in the US, and the Facebook data team took a look at the connections made by the military community on Facebook. Connections People in the US who have listed one of the branches of the military as a past or present employer: 4 million people on Facebook are veterans or active duty members 12.5 million people on Facebook…

    Facebook Newsroomin Social Facebook- 4 readers -
  • The Most Popular Honeymoon Destinations in 2014

    … What were the most popular places for newlyweds to spend their honeymoon in 2014? The Facebook Data Team put together lists of the top honeymoon destinations in and outside of the US based on Facebook check-ins and a graph of the median distance traveled by country. Highlights from the findings: While Las Vegas took the top spot overall, newlyweds…

    Facebook Newsroomin Facebook- 3 readers -
  • Introducing Facebook Media

    … Today we’re introducing Facebook Media – a site highlighting great examples and new trends that illustrate how public figures, organizations and media companies are using Facebook to connect with their audiences. We’ll share data, best practices and success studies to help these content creators increase their impact on Facebook. For more, visit media.fb.com. …

    Facebook Newsroomin Social Facebook- 5 readers -
  • 2014 NFL Season Kicks Off on Facebook

    … The 2014 NFL season is here, and the Facebook data team is taking a look at fandom for all 32 teams, along with the total interactions and top social moments from Thursday night’s opener. Today we’re releasing a map that shows where football fans live based on which NFL team they “Like” on Facebook. Note, each county is color-coded based on which…

    Facebook Newsroomin Social- 8 readers -
  • The 2014 Emmy Awards on Facebook

    … By Betsy Williams, Data Analyst Television’s biggest night was the topic of conversation on Facebook last night. 6.2 million people had 10.9 million interactions on Facebook related to the Emmy Awards on Monday, August 25th. “Breaking Bad” was named Outstanding Drama Series after its final season. Wins for the cast of “Breaking Bad” and its…

    Facebook Newsroomin Social- 1 readers -
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