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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.

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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Facebook News Feed: Friends and Family First, Core Values

SocialTimes Facebook

Friends and family come first in Facebook’s News Feed , as the social network detailed the latest tweak to its algorithm  and detailed the values that guide that algorithm. Engineering director Lars Backstrom  announced the algorithm update in a Newsroom post , saying that posts from friends will be ranked higher in News Feed than posts from pages. He wrote: Our top priority is keeping you connected to the people, places and things you want to be connected to—starting with the people you are friends with on Facebook. We don’t favor specific kinds of sources—or ideas.

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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.

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. Facebook aims to always match content with users so that we don’t miss out on the content that is important to us. Also, Facebook would like to make sure that the kind of content that is being surfaced and shared is the best quality.

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 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.

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?

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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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

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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 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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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?

Force Feed

Twist Image

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.

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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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.

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.

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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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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.

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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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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Visits to Facebook Canvas Ads Average 31 Seconds

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook introduced its Canvas  full-screen immersive advertising product for iOS and Android phones in February, and the social network provided a progress report Thursday. And Canvas uses the same technology that makes photos and videos load quickly on Facebook, so it loads as much as 10 times faster than the standard mobile web. Brazil, Mexico, Italy, the U.K., Videos

Media Companies’ Reach Per Facebook Post Plummeting in 2016 (Study)

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook has introduced several features and initiatives aimed at boosting the presence of media companies  on the social network, so why are those media companies seeing their reach per post nosediving? SocialFlow CEO Jim Anderson  discussed his company’s findings in a video posted to Facebook , embedded below. Media Companies’ Reach on Facebook.

5 Ways to Beat the Facebook News Feed Update

Proactive Report

With over a billion users and millions of brand pages there is a glut of content on Facebook.  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.  Facebook.   Use the News Feed post advertising option.

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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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Facebook Takes Scissors to Paper App

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook’s stand-alone Paper  application, which debuted amid much fanfare in February 2014 , will be sent to the recycle bin after July 29. Paper enabled users to see their Facebook content in themed, customizable sections, and the social network said in a Newsroom post  introducing the app: Your Paper is made of stories and themed sections, so you can follow your favorite interests.

A Key Change to Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm

The Social Media Incubator

A new change to Facebook may help brands and their engagement levels. Past algorithm changes to Facebook’s News Feed have hurt some brands, particularly smaller brands, by limiting reach and ultimately hurting engagement. However, the newest change to Facebook gives those brands hope. Now, when a Page tags another Page in a post, followers of both pages will see it in their News Feed. Facebook implies the content still needs to be high quality, and something the users will want to see. Post by CEL Public Relations.

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Facebook Pages Paid for 31.68% of Total Reach in April (Report)

SocialTimes Facebook

Brands on Facebook are slowly beginning to accept the fact that the social network is a pay-to-play platform. percent of the 5,000 Facebook pages it studied in April  used Facebook advertising, which accounted for 31.68 Other findings by Locowise in its April analysis of Facebook pages included: Likes growth remained steady compared with March, at 0.18 percent).

Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers

SocialTimes Facebook

Believe it or not, Facebook is the answer for marketers. You heard that right—the once-clogged feed of engagement announcements, photos of babies on vacation and birthday wishes is the next frontier for brands reaching their audience in compelling ways. So what is Facebook video anyway? And what about Facebook Live?

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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.

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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.

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, Instagram and Users’ ‘Behavior and Emotions’ (Study)

SocialTimes Facebook

What are the similarities and differences between how users of Facebook and Instagram feel about both social networks? Facebook IQ  released a new study  in which more than 5,500 users of Facebook and Instagram in six countries—Australia, Brazil, France, Japan, U.K. times more likely to interact with celebrity content on Instagram than on Facebook. and U.S.—were

21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

marketers have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. On one hand, not only is it an easy-to-use, low-cost platform with more than a billion members, but 77% of B2C companies and 43% of B2B vendors have acquired customers from Facebook, and the world’s largest social network drives 20% of all internet page views. What are the best page apps for Facebook today? Hell Yes!

Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle. Almost all blogs have some form of RSS feed that syndicates their content out on the web. Connect: Twitter | Facebook | Email | 978.558.0008.

Facebook Android Users Can Now Save Videos

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook quietly added the ability to save videos for later viewing to its flagship Android application. Users with version 85 or beta version 86 of the app can select “save video” from the drop-down menus on videos in their News Feeds, and those videos will appear in their Saved  directories. Readers: Would you like to see Facebook roll this feature out globally?

Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know

Mindjumpers

Nearly 6 years after its initial release and 400 million users later, Instagram is fast-approaching the ad-supported dominance of Facebook. Last week, it introduced its very own algorithm, following in the footsteps of Twitter and its parent company Facebook. Facebook’s introduction of its algorithm, which was due to extraordinary growth , was a much-needed overhaul of the News Feed.