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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.

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Facebook Displaying Vertical Videos in Mobile News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook has begun displaying vertical videos in News Feed  in its flagship mobile application. Tim Peterson of Marketing Land  reported on the update, and a spokesperson for the social network told him via email that its tests found that users watched vertical videos for longer time periods and with audio when they were presented vertically in News Feed, adding: We know that people enjoy more immersive experiences on Facebook, so we’re starting to display a larger portion of each vertical video in News Feed on mobile.

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Facebook Eyes Clickbait-Free News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook hopes to catch clickbait  in the algorithm net it is using to clean up its News Feed. Research scientist Alex Peysakhovich and user experience researcher Kristin Hendrix detailed the latest change to the social network’s News Feed algorithm in a Newsroom post , saying that the tweak was a response to feedback from users. They described the update to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm as follows: We’ve heard from people that they specifically want to see fewer stories with clickbait headlines or link titles. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

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Facebook Testing New Multiproduct News Feed Ads

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is testing a new type of multiproduct News Feed ad  with advertisers including Michael Kors  and Lowe’s. Facebook spokesperson told Swant other brands will join the test later this month and throughout the holiday shopping season. Readers: Have any of these ads made their way into your News Feeds ? Advertising/Marketing Facebook Adweek Dynamic Ads e-Commerce Holiday Shopping Season images Lowe's Marty Swant Michael Kors News Feed Photos retailers Videos

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Facebook Testing Ability for Users to Post to News Feed But Not Timeline

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is testing a way to allow users to post to News Feed  without those posts ever appearing in their Timelines. Matt Elliott of CNET  shared the screenshot below, in which a “Hide From Your Timeline” option appeared in his status update composer, and a popup read: Create Posts Just for News Feed: Now you can create posts that only show up in News Feed and search results.

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How to Stay Relevant in an Algorithmic Instagram Feed

Convince & Convert

Instagram recently sparked a social media panic attack when they announced their decision to move from a chronological feed to an algorithmic feed. While this is something that its sister company, Facebook, has done for a while, it didn’t stop people from freaking out. What an Algorithmic Instagram Feed Means for Marketers. Marketers need to up their game now. Gamers.

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Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changes: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

This week, Facebook announced more changes to its news feed algorithm. Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changes…Again. Facebook issued news feed algorithm changes again and community managers everywhere are fighting the urge to melt their faces off. Facebook Announces More Links In The News Feed. Blog Facebook Social Media

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Facebook’s Big News Feed Announcement That Benefits Brands

Firebelly

Today Facebook announced several upcoming changes to the News Feed. One announcement stood out to me as something that may be a big benefit to brands – the Following Feed. The Following Feed contains ALL posts from pages that people Like — not Edgerank-filtered updates. Could this benefit brand content on Facebook? What do you think?

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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. This way Facebook figures users will see more relevant updates, even if some are older. Last Actor.

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Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Buffer Social

The goal of Facebook’s News Feed is to show people the stories that are most relevant to them. Now, Facebook has announced one of their most significant News Feed shuffles. On Wednesday , Facebook shared that the News Feed algorithm is going to shift so that it will more favorably promote content posted by the friends and family of users. Over to you.

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When It Comes to Facebook Posts, Size Matters

SocialTimes Facebook

Interestingly, one channel where the length of content hasn’t seemed to matter is Facebook–specifically, the effect that the amount of text in any given Facebook post has on how Facebook prioritizes that post in News Feed. Post type: Whether it’s photos, videos or links, News Feed prioritizes the types of posts that a person interacts with most frequently.

Mobile Install-App Ads, New Twitter Profile, Updates to Facebook’s News Feed Algorithum & More | Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Bing , Facebook , Google , Groups you admin section , install-app ads , linkedin , MoPub , new twitter profile , news feed algorithum , rich LinkedIn snippets , Twitter , youtube 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 Google Social Media Marketing Twitter Bing Groups you admin section install-app ads linkedin MoPub new twitter profile news feed algorithum rich LinkedIn snippets youtube

3 Ways to Fight Facebook’s Algorithm and Customize Your Feed

Convince & Convert

My wife asked me today if something had changed at Facebook. Some in the social media cognoscenti will tell you it’s because the masses are tiring of Facebook. Click to read more » facebook The Social Habit edgerank news feed social media statisticsImage from BigStockPhoto.com. like that stuff, because I can easily keep up to speed with them. Have you?

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

SocialTimes Facebook

Monetizing Messenger  is moving full speed ahead with Facebook’s launch of Messenger Platform  v1.3, 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. Posted by Facebook for Developers on Monday, November 7, 2016. Deep-linking for m.me

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Facebook Announces Several Metrics Updates, Corrected Bugs

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Wednesday announced  several metrics -related updates: corrections of several bugs that resulted in inaccurate data, increased third-party verification, more measurement solutions and an internal review process. This blog will be similar to our News Feed FYI blog.). Within Canvas, they can also link to offsite content on Facebook’s in-app browser. percent.

Facebook RSS feeds and iGoogle

Laurel Papworth

Want to monitor a Brand Page like CocaCola or  Facebook’s Marketing Page on iGoogle or another RSS reader?  It can be done but it’s not easy. FACEBOOK PAGE WALL TO IGOOGLE RSS READER. went to Facebook.com/Marketing and wanted to pull the RSS feed into my social media monitoring dashboard. In this case iGoogle. Go to Facebook.com/Marketing. Find “page.php?id=&#.

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Wonder How Will Your Post Get On Top Of Facebook News Feed ?? - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Do you wonder how will your Post get on top of News Feed? News Feed is already a competitive place – as more People, Businesses and Pages are posting content, the competition to appear in News Feed has increased. My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] Do join me Simply put: All of this means that Pages that post promotional creative should expect their organic distribution to fall significantly over time.

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Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

SocialTimes Facebook

The 360-degree photos  promised by Facebook’s Oculus VR virtual reality subsidiary last month  have officially arrived. Huang also directed users looking for further information to the Facebook 360 site , the Facebook 360 Community group  and the Help Center. Just take a panorama or use a 360 camera app, then post it to Facebook and we’ll take care of the rest.

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Ultimately, we will get the Facebook that we deserve. .And, Not on Facebook , but in the physical form? Meaning: super fun and smart in person, but when it comes to Facebook, there's a real underbelly to them. 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). Facebook is making Facebook more personal. The other day, Facebook announced changes to the news feed. facebook.

Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced the global availability of Workplace–long-awaited, long-tested and formerly known as Facebook at Work –at an event in London  Monday. Reports about Facebook at Work began surfacing as early as November 2014 ( here  and here ), and the social network officially announced in January 2015  that it was testing the product with pilot companies. Norway.

News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the big mistakes I often see with companies when they are setting up a Page on Facebook is they spend more time planning “the wedding than they do the marriage” as I like to say. Only.2% of Fans ever return to a Fan page and in some cases it’s more like.02% (hat tip to BrandGlue ) So people on Facebook who “like” your Fan page basically never go back to it.

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HOW TO: Find Facebook RSS Feeds & Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite

Laurel Papworth

How to pull in Facebook Notifications into Hootsuite from Facebook Profiles and Pages using RSS feeds. How to Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite and use Facebook RSS feed. 1. To Get Facebook Notification RSS feed. To find your Profile RSS feed, go to  > Facebook > Inbox > Notifications. Other Facebook RSS Feeds.

What I Like About the New Facebook Timeline Profile, Privacy Settings, and News Feed

Kikolani

By now, you’ve probably read your fair share of “What I Hate About the New Facebook Updates” to the point that you’re pretty comfortable with the fact that you hate the changes. So, as a change of pace, here are some gems that have come about from the latest updates that are actually pretty cool from the news feed to the new Facebook Timeline Profile.

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What Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm Means To Your Reach

Mindjumpers

Last week, Facebook once again made an update to the way stories are ranked in the news feed. Facebook is on a continuous basis adapting the news feed algorithm and trying to solve which content that should be displayed to what users, as the News Feed only allows room for a certain amount of content. Similar Posts: Facebook Updates News Feed.

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

Stay N' Alive

just showed how I'm doing this with Facebook's Frictionless Sharing on this blog (just click through to the blog, and click the link over on the right to start adding these posts. Technology rss is not dead blog social facebook rss Facebook rss is dead Blogging subscription rss

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A PR Pro’s Guide to Facebook News and New Features

Spin Sucks

The big Facebook F8 Conference was last week and there was lots of news out of it, namely video, instant articles, and a massive change to the news feed. The post A PR Pro’s Guide to Facebook News and New Features appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories A Facebook Test: The Wheel and Spoke Model Still Works Best You Are Now Allowed to Use Facebook at Work Are You Sure You Want to Leave Facebook? Here is the PR pro's guide to it all. Comments Yep. Totally, totally agree with you. We're also going to test. by Gini Dietrich Really?

Save Time and Effort With Facebook Saved Audiences

SocialTimes Facebook

One of the ways that I save time and effort is building out Facebook saved audiences. always suggest using a lookalike audience as a base to filter down from because the Facebook algorithm  is pretty smart about narrowing that massive U.S.-wide There are a million things that need to be done with each new campaign, so are shortcuts welcome? I say yes. How do you do this?

Facebook Testing Ads in Groups

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook confirmed to Josh Constine  of TechCrunch  that it is testing the inclusion of ads in groups. The social network issued the following statement to Constine: We have started to test delivering ads to people in Facebook groups and will be evaluating the response before determining how we will move forward. According to Constine, and confirmed by Facebook, the test is occurring via mobile and desktop in Australia, Canada, Ireland and New Zealand, with users who are included seeing notices reading, “We’re testing ads in groups.”.

Ten Social Media Truths About Chatbots

Spin Sucks

Facebook recently announced that chatbots will be incorporated into Messenger. Social Media Tools ai aol artificial intelligence Assist chat apps chatbot chatbots ChatFuel CNN is working with Facebook context collapse on Facebook conversational UI conversational user interface decline in intimacy on social networks facebook Facebook’s news feeds.

Facebook Creative Hub Opens Its Doors

SocialTimes Facebook

The Facebook Creative Hub  that the social network announced at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity  in June is now available to “the entire global advertising and marketing community.”. Facebook said in a Facebook for Business post  that it has been testing Facebook Creative Hub with more than 30 agencies since announcing it at Cannes Lions.

Audio 360: Facebook Brings Spatial Audio to 360-Degree Videos

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is bringing 360-degree audio to its 360-degree videos. Oculus VR  product manager Abesh Thakur and Facebook technical lead Varun Nair announced the launch of Audio 360 in a blog post , describing it as “a suite of tools including the Spatial Workstation which enable creators to publish 360 videos with spatial audio  on News Feed.” Fuerza Imprevista.

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How to Improve Your News Feed Ranking on Facebook

Mindjumpers

According to a research done by comScore called “The Power of Like: How Brands Reach and Influence Fans Through Social Media Marketing&# , users on Facebook spend the majority of their time, more specifically 27% of their time, looking at news feeds and homepages. This is great news for companies, as it goes to show that their efforts on Facebook are not wasted! Tweet.

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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. About 6 months ago when Instagram rolled out ads globally , it was almost certain that the social network would follow the path of its parent company, Facebook, and you can't expect to have free lunch for ever.

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4 Mistakes Marketers Make With Mobile Facebook Ads

SocialTimes Facebook

Nowhere is this shift to mobile more noticeable than with Facebook. Facebook is truly a mobile-first platform , with more than 1 billion mobile daily active users. What’s more, 56 percent of Facebook users access the network exclusively on mobile. With numbers that overwhelming, It’s no wonder that 84 percent of Facebook ad revenue is now mobile. So if you are looking to drive conversions and customers from Facebook advertising, it’s clear that you must think mobile-first. Facebook and social media advertising will drive more than 12 billion calls  to U.S.

What Does Facebook’s Latest Algorithm Change Mean for Publishers?

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook’s position as the world’s biggest social hub seems to be a delicate balance, and it’s constantly pivoting to satisfy both users and customers. Case in point: despite a drive toward biasing news content , Facebook users may not care all that much about news, showing a preference instead for updates from family and friends. According to an official post from Facebook , the goal is always to build a better news feed, and the primary strategy used to achieve this will be to surface more posts from friends and family.

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.

Google+ Isn’t Dying. Facebook Isn’t Dying. The News Feed is Dying.

Stay N' Alive

Facebook as you know it will be gone. We’re actually almost already there with things like Google Now, Safari notifications, the lock screens on your phones, Facebook Home, and more. The truth is, the concept of “a news feed” or destination site like plus.google.com or facebook.com will soon no longer be necessary. Neither is Facebook. Mark my words.

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What Makes Your Facebook Page Post Feature On Feeds? - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

While Google's search algorithms are well kept secrets Facebook is transparent about the algorithms that it uses for Posts of Pages to appear on the Feeds of the Fans / Community Members. The Facebook algorithm is called EdgeRank. So basically what does this tell us in short: The more immediate, the more times people interact with Page, and the more they comment is better for the Page posts to come up and be seen on the Feeds of Fans and Community Members. My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] Do join me EdgeRank consists of three main variables.

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Interpreting Facebook Page Insights: Reach vs. Engagement

yMarketingMatters

Facebook is one of the most widely used and most popular social platforms (with an estimated 1.15 Facebook has just rolled out the new Facebook Page Insights to everyone.  It is a great tool because it offers a ton of new metrics to analyze: Likes, reach, engaged users, visits and more. Facebook defines engagement as including all clicks, not only comments, likes and shares.

Facebook’s Birthday Gift to Users: 45-Second Videos

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook plans to begin sending its users birthday  wishes in the form of 45-second videos featuring recaps of their friends’ birthday greeting posts. The birthday videos function like the Friends Day  videos Facebook introduced in February in celebration of its own birthday (No. 12): Users will see a prompt atop their News Feeds  on their birthdays, after which they can preview the videos before they go live and add or remove specific posts. Readers: What do you think of Facebook’s new birthday videos?

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