Facebook Updates News Feed Algorithm
Ignite Social Media
JULY 1, 2016
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 Displaying Vertical Videos in Mobile News Feed
AUGUST 26, 2016
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.
Facebook Eyes Clickbait-Free News Feed
AUGUST 4, 2016
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.
Facebook Testing Ability for Users to Post to News Feed But Not Timeline
JUNE 8, 2016
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.
Facebook Testing New Multiproduct News Feed Ads
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
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
Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changes: 5 Must-Reads
DECEMBER 5, 2013
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
How to Stay Relevant in an Algorithmic Instagram Feed
Convince & Convert
APRIL 20, 2016
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’s Big News Feed Announcement That Benefits Brands
MARCH 7, 2013
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?
What You Need to Know About Facebook’s News Feed Changes
AUGUST 12, 2013
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.
Mobile Install-App Ads, New Twitter Profile, Updates to Facebook’s News Feed Algorithum & More | Social Media Snapshot
APRIL 25, 2014
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3 Ways to Fight Facebook’s Algorithm and Customize Your Feed
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 14, 2012
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?
Facebook Uses Space Atop News Feed to Prompt Users to Discuss Events, Moments; Share Holiday Cards
DECEMBER 20, 2016
Facebook is using the real estate atop its News Feed to encourage users to discuss events and moments, as well as to share holiday cards. He wrote: Messages from Facebook will appear at the top of News Feed about a specific event or moment. Starting today, people will see a message from Facebook in their News Feed wishing them Happy Holidays.
Facebook News Feed Updates: Authenticity and Video Completion
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
For some marketers, Facebook’s constant tweaking of the News Feed algorithm — which determines what users see and don’t see in their feed — is a source of frustration. Facebook is in an ongoing battle with inauthentic content. Whether it’s click bait or fake news, Facebook wants to limit how much of this content gets visibility in the news feed. But anyone who has been on their news feed will attest that while there may be less of this content than there once was, the difference isn’t all that noticeable.
Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family: Here’s Everything You Need to Know
JUNE 30, 2016
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.
Facebook News Feed Algorithm: Percent of a Video Watched By Users Given Weight
JANUARY 26, 2017
Facebook announced another change to its News Feed algorithm , this time giving more weight to what percentage of a video is watched by users. They wrote: Today, we’re announcing a change to the way we rank videos in News Feed to adjust the value we give to how much of a video is watched. As a side effect, some shorter videos may see a slight dip in News Feed distribution. Longer videos that people don’t want to watch will not perform better in News Feed. Readers: What are your thoughts on the latest change to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm?
Facebook RSS feeds and iGoogle
APRIL 20, 2011
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=.
Wonder How Will Your Post Get On Top Of Facebook News Feed ?? - Social Media
Social Media Network Marketing
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
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.
How Ad Testing Can Combat Facebook’s Slow Ad Growth
DECEMBER 26, 2016
In its third-quarter-2016 earnings call , Facebook reported that 1.71 Yet in spite of these impressive numbers, Facebook is expecting much lower ad revenue growth over the next two quarters. Facebook’s advertising volume has reached a point of diminishing returns. This means companies that have been relying on Facebook ads should be cautious. As Facebook has hit its optimum ad load, its focus is turning instead to alternative sources of revenue like video ads , bots for its Messenger application and its audience on third-party apps and websites. The reason?
Messenger Platform v1.3: News Feed Ads Launch Messenger Conversations; Sponsored Messages Debut
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
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
Facebook Debuts 360 Photos
JUNE 9, 2016
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.
When It Comes to Facebook Posts, Size Matters
DECEMBER 7, 2016
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.
News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JANUARY 11, 2011
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.
Facebook Announces Several Metrics Updates, Corrected Bugs
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
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.
JUNE 30, 2016
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.
HOW TO: Find Facebook RSS Feeds & Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite
APRIL 19, 2013
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.
Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide
OCTOBER 10, 2016
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.
What I Like About the New Facebook Timeline Profile, Privacy Settings, and News Feed
SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
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.
What Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm Means To Your Reach
DECEMBER 6, 2013
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.
How to Replace Your RSS Feed Automatically With Facebook's Like Button
Stay N' Alive
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
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
It’s Facebook’s Turn to Test a Stories Feature
JANUARY 25, 2017
Let the Snapchat flattery continue, as Facebook began testing its imitation of Stories with select iOS and Android users in Ireland. Alex Heath of Business Insider reported that Facebook Stories is a virtually identical feature to Instagram Stories , also a “direct descendant” of Snapchat Stories. Readers: Would you like to see Facebook Stories launch? are also available.
Facebook Offers Brands a Revamped Offers Experience
AUGUST 30, 2016
Facebook Tuesday announced several new features for its Offers ad units and page posts. Facebook offered more details on the improvements to Offers in a Facebook for Business post : Facebook Offers makes it easy for advertisers to share their discounts and promotions where people are—on their mobile devices. Readers: What do you think of the changes to Facebook Offers?
Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide
JANUARY 11, 2017
Facebook’s efforts to bolster its relationships with media and news organizations and journalists continued with Wednesday’s introduction of the Facebook Journalism Project. That’s why today we’re announcing a new program to establish stronger ties between Facebook and the news industry. Facebook will also team up with organizations including the John S. and James L.
Facebook Adds Background Colors for Text-Only Status Updates
DECEMBER 19, 2016
Your Facebook News Feed may soon be a lot more colorful. The feature is rolling out for Android users initially, although all users will be able to see background colors that have been added to posts, and Facebook said iOS and the web will follow soon. Facebook spokesperson said in an email to SocialTimes: We’re rolling out a change to help people make their text posts more visual. Facebook Android Background Colors iOS News Feed Status UpdatesStarting today, people can update the background color of their text-only posts on Android.
A PR Pro’s Guide to Facebook News and New Features
APRIL 20, 2016
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?
Taking Control of Your Facebook News Feed
DECEMBER 4, 2012
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.
How to Improve Your News Feed Ranking on Facebook
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
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.
Facebook Testing Snapchat Discover-Like Facebook Live Navigation Bar
DECEMBER 9, 2016
Facebook appears to be testing a Snapchat Discover -like navigation bar for Facebook Live videos. Jenni Ryall of Mashable discovered the new navigation bar and shared the screenshot below, reporting that she was able to access the feature by clicking on a play button icon in Facebook’s flagship application, to the right of the News Feed button.
Instagram is bringing the algorithm to its feed, but don’t panic yet
MARCH 22, 2016
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.
Facebook Testing Ads in Groups
OCTOBER 11, 2016
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
JULY 7, 2016
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.