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Facebook Updates News Feed Algorithm

Ignite Social Media

Once again, Facebook is changing the way its News Feed is structured and many people have questions as to what it actually means this time. As this new feature on Facebook rolled out, so did a document titled “News Feed Values” by the company, which is meant to supply clarity around exactly that question. Simple, right? Both yes and no. Don’t freak out just yet though, people.

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Top B2B Instagram Feeds You Should Follow Today

Visually SM

Here are five of the top B2B Instagram feeds and some tips on how big brands use the image-sharing service as part of their business to business marketing strategy. It would be easy to dismiss Mailchimp’s approach as frivolous until you take a look at its Instagram feed and realize they’re actually well-crafted images that subtly advance a marketing message without hitting you over the head.

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Instant Games: Facebook’s New Cross-Platform Experience for Messenger, News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Tuesday announced the launch of Instant Games , an HTML5 cross-platform gaming experience for Messenger  and News Feed  on both mobile and the web. Product manager, games Alissa Ju announced in a blog post that users will begin seeing a game controller icon below their status update composers, and a dedicated Instant Games bookmark will also be added. Arkanoid , Taito.

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NEVER Feed the Trolls

Janet Fouts

Shel responded publicly, mostly on Twitter, and on his blog , but pretty much anything he did only added fuel to the fire. The more you say, the more you feed ‘em. If it’s on your blog or a forum, block their IP address and put them on the blacklist. Now, just disagreeing doesn’t make somebody a troll though. Trolls are a special breed. Well, it can get ugly.

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Messenger Platform v1.3: News Feed Ads Launch Messenger Conversations; Sponsored Messages Debut

SocialTimes Facebook

which includes News Feed ads that launch Messenger conversations and sponsored messages. This is why I’m thrilled to announce the rollout of News Feed ads that open Messenger conversations. Mikhail Larionov News Feed Opt In Opt Out payments PayPal Plugins privacy Reference Parameters Referral Links safety Search security Sponsored Messages Stripe Targeted Ads templates Webview

Force Feed

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It's the kind of stuff that lets the ugly side of opinions (which they see as news) seep into the feed and, to a certain degree, you see sides of people that you had never known (no matter how long you have known them). It's just the many dimensions that shape your Facebook experience when your friends like, follow and regurgitate (or copy) the content that's in their feeds. The other day, Facebook announced changes to the news feed. They also launched a News Feed Values to better explain their positioning. Force feed me. The feed will never be perfect.

What You Need to Know About Facebook’s News Feed Changes

SocialFish

Facebook page admins take note: just when you thought you’d figured out Facebook’s EdgeRank algorithm, they’ve changed the game and the way News Feed works. Here’s what you need to know about the News Feed changes: Story Bumping. As Facebook rolls out these changes to the News Feed, what are you noticing about the way your page and/or content is performing?

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News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

mean content that can be used for Inbound Marketing (hat tip to HubSpot who created the term) things that can be shared socially like blog posts, eBooks, videos, podcasts, research reports. This is the algorithm that controls what you see in your News Feed when you log into Facebook. And you would be surprised what I hear. And the reason that this is so important is because ….

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Instagram is bringing the algorithm to its feed, but don’t panic yet

Unmetric

In a blog post , the social network mentions that users miss almost 70% of the content on their feeds and to improve user experience, the new curated feed is being brought in. With fans now seeing only certain posts on their feed, brands will have to compete (read: pay up) to get their content delivered to more people. Take Cartoon Network for example. Inside Unmetric

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Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers

Viper Chill

Some of the biggest news in the blogging world over the last week was without a doubt Google’s announcement that on June 1st, they’re closing Google Reader. Let’s look at some other big blogs: SmartPassiveIncome: 8,425. My friend Steve’s health blog Nerd Fitness is sitting on 4,786 subscribers there. Usually [link] yourblog.com/feed/.

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Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

The following is a guest blog article by Chris Apple. I don’t know about you, but as a real estate blogger, I tend to read a lot of blogs during my workday. Some of the blogs I read on any given day range in topics from SEO blogs , real estate blogs , social media blogs , and blogs about blogging. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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Increase Blog Traffic with These 12 Ideas

Spin Sucks

haven’t posted much there lately because I have the summer doldrums (I have them every summer…I think I should have been a school teacher so I could have summers off), hence nothing showing up in her feed. Increase Blog Traffic. Following is a list of 12 things to increase blog traffic and beat the summer doldrums. by emmahardy This is a smart blog. mean it.

How to Replace Your RSS Feed Automatically With Facebook's Like Button

Stay N' Alive

As I seek to make this blog more and more a part of the social networks you participate in (I call this "From Fishers to Farmers" - something I speak about in my talks), I'll be documenting my progress along the way. Technology rss is not dead blog social facebook rss Facebook rss is dead Blogging subscription rss

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Using Social Media To Feed Your Blog

Small Business Mavericks

Blogging can be hard work, especially when it comes to delivering good quality content on a regular basis. Some small business blog writers find that two or three times a week is sufficient. Blogging for Small Business content creation Social Media writers blockThe key phrases there are “quality content” and “regular basis.” ” We’ll leave it up to you to decide on the timing of your content. The main issue then is quality content. We’ll assume you have a reasonable education and that you use a spellchecker when writing.

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The Secret to Feeding Your Family with a Blog

ProBlogger

And … I launched my blog. It said: “FEED THE PEANUT&#. For you, Feeding the Peanut may mean paying medical bills or mounting credit card debt. For me, Feeding the Peanut is taking care of those that I love, including my newborn daughter. writing blog post after blog post that I optimized for Google but not my readers. Blogging for Dollars

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Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. There may also be times where you want to only share writing by you, and if you have a lot of guest bloggers on your site as well as guest posts on other sites, having a full RSS feed for your blog won’t do. Blogging

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Facebook Announces Several Metrics Updates, Corrected Bugs

SocialTimes Facebook

Metrics FYI blog : We know how important it is to be open about meaningful updates we make to our metrics, so we’re creating a new channel for regular information on metrics enhancements. This blog will be similar to our News Feed FYI blog.). These efforts are long-term investments, and we’ll continue to share updates on the Metrics FYI blog. percent.

Taking Control of Your Facebook News Feed

yMarketingMatters

Have you wondered why you are not seeing as many of your friends and business Pages in your News Feed? That’s because Facebook determines what appears in your News Feed, and how high, with an algorithm called EdgeRank. Learn how to take control of your News Feed on your personal page with Facebook’s new Interest List tool. Read the full blog here. Yasmin.

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Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

The following is a guest blog article by Chris Apple. I don’t know about you, but as a real estate blogger, I tend to read a lot of blogs during my workday. Some of the blogs I read on any given day range in topics from SEO blogs , real estate blogs , social media blogs , and blogs about blogging. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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The End Of Blogging?

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The other week, I celebrated 12 years of blogging (not a typo). have posted anywhere from four to seven items a week, over on my Six Pixels of Separation blog , every week. To know me, is to know that I am still deeply passionate about my blog, writing and the digital publishing experience. I was there when it first started (remember Blogger ), embraced the power of RSS feeds (remember those?), For years, we've been seeing the "conversation" shift from the comments section on blogs to places like Facebook, Twitter , Snapchat , YouTube and beyond. my blog)?

Responding (Or Not) to Blog Comments

Spin Sucks

During our stay there, we ended up having a conversation about blog comments and replying to them. Valeria, who is one of the smartest people I know, rarely gets any comments, but her blog is one of the go-tos for nearly everyone in marketing. It’s one of a handful of blogs I have come into my email (instead of my RSS feed) so I don’t miss it every day.

Five Reasons People Aren’t Reading Your Blog

Spin Sucks

You’ve talked to enough marketing gurus and experts to know blogging can be a powerful way to expand your online presence and communicate thought leadership. So you upgrade your website, include a WordPress blog, post a few recent news releases and articles, and…Nothing. Five Reasons People Aren’t Reading Your Blog. Your blog is not the Field of Dreams. .

Online Tools that Help with PR

Spin Sucks

You can do social media graphics, blog post images, business cards, flyers, invitations, and more. Feedly. Feedly is a user-friendly place to store your blog and news subscriptions. When they publish something new, you’ll see it in your Feedly page and can read and share from there. version of this first appeared on the Jimdo blog. DIY PR, in a sense.

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50 Tips to Make Your Company’s Blog Rock

Spin Sucks

I’m taking a few days of vacation time (before Patti Knight kills me) so we went through the 2010 most popular blog posts and updated a couple to run here again. It’s interesting to go back and look at both what I was reading two years ago and where I was getting blogging ideas. 50 Tips to Make Your Company’s Blog Rock. Run  polls and surveys  on your blog.

5 Ways to Beat the Facebook News Feed Update

Proactive Report

You might have noticed it in your personal News Feed. “Every time someone visits their news feed there are, on average, 1500 potential stories from friends, people they follow and pages they’ve liked for them to see.  Most people don’t have enough time to see them all,” wrote Facebook engineer Lars Backstrom in a blog post in August 2013. certainly have. Simple.

Content Distribution: Eight Ways to Gain New Readers

Spin Sucks

Just when you think you have it figured out, it changes. I am often asked, “How do I promote blog posts and distribute my content?” The Basics of Content Distribution One would think, in 2015, this wouldn’t have to even be said, but the number of blogs I come across that don’t do these few basic things is rather astounding. RSS Feed. told you. Email.

Four Ways to Fight Content Thieves

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich Last year, I received an alert on a blog post I’d written here that was picked up by PR Daily. The blog that had linked to my post was for an ad agency’s blog…and it was a complete scrape of my content. When I visited more pages on the blog, I discovered their “content strategy” was to scrape content from PR Daily. Sorry.”

The Best Blogging Platform and Plugins

Spin Sucks

Jeremy Whittaker , my Utah turned Germany friend, asks, “Could you give a rundown of the the best technologies for a corporate blog? I’m looking for the best platforms and plugins that make a blog rock.&#. If you’re curious about my personal Tumblr blog I mention, you can find it here ( Del Williams calls it food porn). Sure, Jeremy! need some questions.

How Social Media Can Be Magic For Your Blog

Peg Fitzpatrick

Social media can be the magic that helps people find your blog articles. A few years ago, blogging and social media were separate. Blogging was long-form, serious, and crafted. Some people predicted that social media would replace blogging because of declining attention spans. Blogging and social media not only amicably co-exist, they complement each other.

PR Pros Must Embrace the PESO Model

Spin Sucks

It is something you own, and it lives on your website or blog. In the above example, “ How to Write Blog Posts That Get Read and Shared ” is the main topic. The sub-theme is more refined, such as “tricks to write popular blog posts” and “ generate blog post ideas.” On  Feedly , create a list of bloggers to watch. And change is hard.

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03/07/2014: Social Media Snapshot | Pinterest Secrets, Facebook News Feed Makeover & More

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Pinterest , Social Media Marketing Tags: Facebook , Facebook Ad Manager , Facebook ad sets , facebook ads , free image , getty images , news feed , social media , Social Media Snapshot Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place. Blog Facebook Pinterest Social Media Marketing Facebook Ad Manager Facebook ad sets facebook ads free image getty images news feed social media Social Media Snapshot

Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts

Pam Moore

recently saw a video and blog post from a leader in the social marketing space offering tips to generate new ideas for content blog writing. They went so far as instructing them how to leverage RSS feeds, do social listening and more to get ideas for new blog content. Your goal is not to build a blog, website or business that is status quo, right? being relevant?

Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules

Kikolani

Are there blogs that you read regularly that you find so good that you end up sharing every post on Twitter? Do you hate it when you miss a post from those blogs, and wish that, even when you’re offline, you can promote new posts from those blogs to your followers because you know that each one will be valuable to them? Pros of Automatic RSS Feed Updating. Step 1.

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. Products , RSS & Feed Management. blogging.

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12 Most Creative Strategies to Craft an Effective Blog Post

Peg Fitzpatrick

Do you wonder why some blog posts tend to attract a lot of readers and get a lot of reaction? This In these 12 most creative strategies to craft an effective blog post, we’ll look at ideas how you can accomplish more on your blog. Talking about great blog posts, these are the ones that we would love to read through all the way to the last period. Use subheadings.

The Changing State Of Blogs

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Are blogs dead? and I on to his podcast to discuss this whole, "is blogging dead?" What is a blog? In the early days of blogging (I started Six Pixels of Separation in 2003), I defined blogs as a personal publishing platform that enabled anyone to write something, hit the publish button, and instantly have it distributed to the world for free (and fast). At the time, many new types of blogs started down the same path. Still, these blogs had the core technical features of a personal blog. Remember RSS feeds ? blogging. brand.

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How To Solve Your Biggest Instagram Challenges With Planoly

Peg Fitzpatrick

Drag and drop your photos to see how it’ll actually look on your Instagram profile feed before scheduling it to post. Now you can drag & drop to arrange your feed and plan as usual! Blog Posts Instagram Social Media how can I make my Instagram feed look better how to create a cohesive instagram feed instagram instagram challengesWhat is Planoly? How: 1.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Discover the answers to these questions and many more here in more than 30 of the best content marketing articles and blog posts of the past year. Seeking Marketing Alpha by Propel Growth Blog. ” 5 CEO-Worthy Metrics for Demonstrating Inbound Marketing Success by Marketo B2B Marketing Blog. 11 Timeless Examples #FTW by aimClear Blog. ’ Yawn. ”). Adam T.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. 12 Tools to Help You Optimize Your Social Media Marketing Results by TopRank Online Marketing Blog. ** 5 STARS. Image credit: Buddy Media. You can also post to Tumblr.

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Facebook Updates News Feed

Mindjumpers

Last week, Facebook announced that they are going to update its News Feed to display more “high quality content” that is relevant for the users. Only three weeks ago, Facebook introduced an update to the news feed that allows organic stories to appear near the top of the News Feed if the stories are still getting likes and comments, as this improves the experience of the news feed.