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. The algorithm itself looks at comments, likes, and other factors to rank the stories for each individual user.

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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. That’s why today, we’re announcing an upcoming change to News Feed ranking to help make sure you don’t miss stories from your friends.

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33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing represents the most fundamental and widespread rethinking of marketing practices in decades. Content marketing turns the dominant paradigm of the last half-century—interruption-based mass marketing—on its head. Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics.

How To Curate Content Better In Less Time

Peg Fitzpatrick

Learning how to curate content is an essential task for social media managers. Content is an essential part of your social media marketing plan. As a social media marketer, you need to both create original content and curate content from other sources.

News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

They spend all of the effort to get the page perfect and have it be in compliance with their corporate guidelines but they have no real plans for how they are going to grow their base of Fans with rich engaging content.

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Is Using Facebook Comments Good for Publishers?

Adam Sherk

There were some interesting posts over the weekend from Steve Cheney and Robert Scoble on whether utilizing Facebook Comments kills or in fact increases user authenticity within on-site commenting. So I’d rather not put that activity into my Facebook news feed.

The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. Medium orders your homepage based on content you’ve read/recommended in the past.

10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

PageRank 5, Alexa rank about 15K and constantly dropping (in case you are not familiar with how Alexa rank works, the lower the number, the better), a wealth of comments on every post. And blog commenting is still one of the easiest ways to get backlinks.

When It Comes to Facebook Posts, Size Matters

SocialTimes Facebook

A proven tenet of online publishing, it’s been shown time and time again that long-form content drives more value than short-form content. Post type: Whether it’s photos, videos or links, News Feed prioritizes the types of posts that a person interacts with most frequently.

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. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Share Then Link.

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How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Buffer Social

As social media marketers, we spend a lot of time on Facebook, managing our Pages , engaging our fans , finding good content , and creating ads. 4 Key Areas of Your Facebook News Feed to Customize (and How to Customize Them). News Feed. View other feeds.

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

Kikolani

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. The Best Facebook News Feed Setting. By far, of all things they have done to the news feed, I love this!

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The Technology Part to Your Content Marketing Plan

Razor Social

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that content marketing is now a predominant force in the world of business. However, you won’t get far without having a content marketing plan in place. We need content marketing tools , and here I’ll suggest a few. Feedly.

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. The News Feed learns and adapts over time based on the content you interact with the most, too.

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Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

SocialTimes Facebook

We’ll host many of our global partners at F8 , Facebook’s annual conference in the Bay area, and we’ll keep sponsoring important journalism and publishing conferences, including the Digital Content Next conference in January and the Perugia Festival of Journalism this spring.

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. Tweet.

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

Viper Chill

A list of options includes: Feedly – highlighted as the best alternative to Google Reader by The Verge mostly due to its speed, minimalist style, and the fact that it’s free. I’m personally moving everything over to Feedly, due to the fact they have iOS and Android apps.

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CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters

Kikolani

This guide will cover what is new for both blog owners and blog commenters alike as well as how to install and configure this plugin on your WordPress blog. CommentLuv is a plugin that allows commenters to leave a link to their latest post behind with their comment.

Dear Blog Comment Spammer: I Think Your Comment Spam Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

Dear Blog Comment Spammer, who just left a comment on one of my recent blog posts: I think whatever software tool or script that you are using is broken. I don’t even think an automated bot of some sort would allow comments like these on a blog.

The New Model: How Google+ “Gets” Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The way content is shared today changes online marketing, putting content to the forefront of what users, companies, brands and products are about. Increase CTR (20-30%) and minimize bounces which occurred because users couldn’t find relevant content. Google+ Commenting System.

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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. Creating a Custom RSS Feed. Ok, not from scratch, but using the base elements from another RSS feed. xmlns:content="[link].

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17 Content Creation Secrets to Wow Your Readers

Convince & Convert

Creating high-quality content is critical to content marketing success. With more than 2 millions blog posts published every day, you need a way to make your content stand out. I am going to show you 17 techniques you can use to improve the quality of your content in no time.

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. Weight: Is the number of times comments, likes and such interactions take place. Recency: This is the time since content was posted. Did you know: Almost more than 90% of filtration takes place - which means you have 10% chance to show up on your Fan's Community Member's Feed!

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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. As always, leave your comments or questions below.

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3 New Apps You Should Use for Social Content Creation

Ignite Social Media

Photography and content apps are a dime a dozen in your App and Google Play Stores. But there are some apps that stand out from the crowd, and by default, make your content infinitely better and more engaging. You have a lot of content to create. Share them in the comments below!

How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting

Kikolani

And one thing I discovered very quickly about the photo community is if you want comments, you better start giving comments first. Once I started interacting, I saw my own comment numbers start moving in the right direction as well. Google Reader & Blog Commenting.

8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

SocialFish

Content curation describes the act of searching the web for awesome topics, blogs, quotes, news articles, videos, images, or other forms of content to share with your audience. The “art” of content curation, as I like to call it, is a lot more challenging than it may seem.

Essential Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template Every Marketer Can Use

Pamorama

It is vital to plan, manage, and optimize your content marketing initiatives. . The pressure to publish timely, engaging, content has never been higher. Each one requires constant care and feeding, and content is at the core of every conversation. .

Could Facebook Tip the Elections in the Final Countdown?

SocialTimes Facebook

This might not be evident from your Facebook News Feed. It’s no secret that in this polarized world, our perceptions are colored by our social networks, our influencers, our friends and the online content we interact with. As the political warfare heats up on social media, interspersed with the most viral content from clickbait factories, this all comes together to paint a distorted picture. On any social networking site, algorithms control the content that is visible.

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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. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Share Then Link.

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Where does content fit in Facebook’s new marketing model?

Dave Fleet

” Following that mantra, if you look at the changes Facebook has made over the last year as a continuum, the company has significantly tilted the scales away from engaging content – from brands creating communities with their customers – and towards paid advertising.

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. The more we see content we don’t care for and find intrusive, the less we’ll use Facebook.

The Pressures of Content Creation

Social Media Marketing

The marketing world seems ablaze with so-called "content marketing" ideas lately. Everywhere you turn, it's content-this, content-that. There are conferences that are specifically dedicated to content marketing. We're more likely to be consuming content on those sites.

50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

Socially Sorted

So h ow can you fast-track your visual content creation so you can free time up for yourself? In this post I share 50 shortcuts to Visual Content Creation for Social Media including tools, strategies and apps that work to save you HOURS of time every month. . Content Capture Shortcuts.

A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q3 2016 Financial Results, Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

billion likes, posts, comments and shares on Facebook over the first nine months of the year, from about 109 million users. We’ve made changes and improvements to our AI in order to filter out misleading clickbait stories from News Feed. News Feed.

25 Experts Share Top 3 Content Marketing Trends for 2017

Writtent Blog

Content marketers who keep track of the current trends will have an advantage when it comes to planning for the future. Isn’t it great when you know which way content marketing is heading in the next few years and which areas to focus your efforts on? 2) Interactive Content.

5 Ways to Crush Content Marketing on Any Budget

Simply Measured

Our content marketing strategy at Main Street Hub , the do-it-for-you marketing solution for local businesses, helps small businesses all over the country drive growth. Check out these five content marketing tips that your company can use right now, regardless of budget or size.

5-Step Process For Finding Your Perfect Content Marketing Partners

Convince & Convert

Are you pulling your hair out trying to market your content on your own? You know that promoting your business using useful website content and social media is a great way to build your audience and generate more customers at a relatively low cost. What is a content marketing partner?

How to Use Content Curation To Grow Your Online Presence

SocialFish

However, Google did not have to create all of this content but rather just curate it for others. Content curation surrounding plumbing topics will help you spread the word about your store, get more calls and maybe even improve your search engine ranking. Content Strategy

Your Content’s Missing Ingredient is You

Convince & Convert

It’s estimated that over 60 million new pieces of content are published online every second. Tweets, images, Facebook posts, short videos, and blog comments are a never-ending flood of communication. Content must draw attention. Content must engage.