Instant Articles

    • Facebook Adds New Sizes, Video Ads, Carousel Ads to Instant Articles

      Facebook Wednesday announced several new advertising options for Instant Articles: support for new and custom ad sizes, as well as video ads and carousel ads. Product manager Harshit Agarwal said in a blog post that publishers with direct sold advertising businesses can now use several different formats up to an aspect ratio of 2-to-3, including custom and premium formats, ...

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    • Facebook Instant Articles Now Support 360-Degree Videos and Photos

      Publishers using Facebook’s Instant Articles can now include 360-degree videos and 360-degree photos to their content. Product manager Josh Roberts announced the new options in a Facebook Media blog post, saying that publishers can begin adding 360 videos and 360 photos as of Thursday, and they will be viewable via the latest versions of Facebook’s flagship Android and iOS applications.

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  • Instant Articles Come to Facebook Messenger

    … Facebook’s Instant Articles were rolled out on Messenger for Android Thursday, with the iOS version of the application to follow “in a couple of weeks.” Vice president of messaging products David Marcus announced the launch in a Facebook post, writing: Over 900 million people share and read news stories privately on Messenger. From now…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Facebook Takes Scissors to Paper App

    … you can follow your favorite interests. The first section in Paper is your Facebook News Feed, where you’ll enjoy inspiring new designs for photos, videos and longer written posts. You can customize Paper with a choice of more than one-dozen other sections about various themes and topics—from photography and sports to food, science, and design…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 11 readers -
  • 6 Publishing Tools From Facebook for Marketers

    … to action to your video. #3: Manage Your Instant Articles Content If you’ve already signed up for Instant Articles, you can manage your instant articles inside Publishing Tools, from submitting your content for review to managing your instant articles library. Configuring instant articles in Publishing Tools. In the Configuration section, once your…

    Kristi Hines/ Social Media Examinerin Facebook- 7 readers -
  • Longer-Form Articles Work on Smartphones (Study)

    … Good news for publishers dabbling in Facebook Instant Articles: A new study from Pew Research Center found that long-form news articles are more effective among smartphone users. The study was conducted by Pew in association with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, using audience behavior metrics from web analytics provider…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 7 readers -
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