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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NEVER Feed the Trolls

Janet Fouts

There’s a saying in social media that goes something like this “You know you’ve “arrived&# when you’ve got trolls commenting on your work&#. They look for high profile sites or people to grumble at, generally to make themselves feel more important.

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Why Mashable’s Comment System Fails

Ari Herzog

Whenever something newsworthy breaks, all four sites (and others) typically fight each other to be the first to publish that article. The sites also fight for the most amount of comments, retweets, and social shares. Updates in your feed when your friends post comments.

The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media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The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption.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. Why Stories are the new News Feed. The News Feed is not a native experience on mobile.

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News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I often suggest to companies to put at least the same amount of time in identifying and planning for how you are going to create content for the site on an ongoing basis as you do in the planning and design of the site itself.

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How to Create Content for Your Site that Your Readers Will Love

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Don’t forget that customers, potential customers, media, and potential business partners are all visiting your web site. Without good content, you are less likely to impress visitors to your web site, and it is harder to convert. What do visitors to your site want?

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Blog Comment Spammer Leaves Comment. Forgets to Spin the Content.

Bill Hartzer

When you have a fairly popular blog, you have to deal with comment spammers. Unfortunately, blog comment spamming still works apparently, or at least the blog spammers haven’t learned that it doesn’t work. Occasionally I get some really funny blog comments.

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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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. amazing site} yourself?

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.

Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

If you’re like me, you write a lot of posts for sites other than your own and want to be able to share those posts with your readers. 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.

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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.

Could Facebook Tip the Elections in the Final Countdown?

SocialTimes Facebook

This might not be evident from your Facebook News Feed. However, a multitude of factors come together to craft a customized narrative in our News Feeds. On any social networking site, algorithms control the content that is visible. Every time someone you know likes, shares or comments on a post, it is ranked and has a greater chance of making it into the News Feed. The Nov. 8 deadline is looming, and the polls are tight.

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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.

5 Ways to Ramp Up Comments on Your Blog

ProBlogger

Comments feed the writers soul with proof of work well done. It’s easy to think that not everyone likes comments, but the truth is that comments are what makes us believe in our content and its usefulness. Comment to get comments.

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47 Social Media Statistics to Bookmark for 2017

Sprout Social

Since the beginning of 2016, Instagram has released a new feed algorithm, 60-second videos, a complete redesign and logo, videos in explore, Instagram Stories, stickers and hit the 600 million user benchmark. Within 10 hours of an Instagram post, users receive 50% of their total comments.

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. 26 Comments. It allows users to easily keep track of news from multiple web sites because updates are delivered directly to them. 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. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword.

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The Secret to Feeding Your Family with a Blog

ProBlogger

Should you study methods for getting more comments? 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.

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183: 9 Types of Questions to Ask On Your FaceBook Page to Get More Comments

ProBlogger

In today’s lesson, I want to give you some really practical things that you can do to increase engagement – particularly to get people to comment – on your Facebook page and if you have them – groups. Getting people to comment on your Facebook updates is very important.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Feeding The Content Marketing Beast – 7 Places to Find Cheap Content by Heidi Cohen. Parker Roger Dooley Shelley Pringle Sherri Liebo Slavik Volinsky Steam Feed Steven Van Belleghem

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.

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Lessons Learned One Year After Starting a Private Membership Site

Jon Loomer

Up until this point, monetizing progressed as follows: AdSense on the site. Here are several lessons I’ve learned during the past year… Here are 13 lessons learned during a full year of running a membership site… Click To Tweet. Feed Them Value.

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2011 Trends: Make Your Corporate Site A Social Media Hub

Proactive Report

As budget freezes start to thaw, it’s time for them (companies) to consider how to integrate social media functionality, for example, incorporating the power of Facebook comment boxes on site to provide a feedback loop for consumers. onto their main site.

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Permanently Set Your Facebook Feed To Show Most Recent Instead Of Top Stories

SocMed Sean

Another strange one is the fact that Facebook loves to show you the “Top Stories” that it thinks are important in your life and while that works for some, there are those of us who prefer to see our feeds in chronological order.

Q&A Sites And Competitive Intelligence | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

How To Increase Your Twitter Followers » Q&A Sites And Competitive Intelligence I’ve discussed the value and virtues of Q&A sites before. You can often learn a thing or two about the competition from these types of questions on these sites.

5 Sly Ways to Get More Clicks

Convince & Convert

Get Site Control. Get Site Control works on all sites (not just WordPress) and you can customize the pull-down to include surveys/polls, email signups, even social sharing tools. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Clicks!

The Value of Comments to a Profit-making Blog

ProBlogger

We’ve talked about the issues of blog comments before on Problogger.net, but never from a point of view of profit-making. So let’s step through some of the ways blog comments can—directly and indirectly—add to your bottom line. Commenting is a very strong kind of engagement.

Did Facebook Screw Up?

Small Business Mavericks

Just read the comments on Facebook’s own page. Some people don’t want the most “relevant&# comments to appear on their pages. They’d rather that Facebook kept the chronological order for comments. You must be logged in to post a comment.

Blog Design For ROI Rule #7: Blend Ads With Content & Encourage Comments

ProBlogger

Their eyes keep reading downwards, so it’s wise to optimize the area with advertorials and an encouraging comment area. Persuasive, easy-to-use comment design. Tell people Why they should comment. So offer a reward, and write a brief blurb near the comments saying so.

18 Things About Facebook Rankings To Remember

Small Business Mavericks

Once upon a time, a business could utilize the organic reach of their Facebook Page posts and show up on the news feeds of interested followers. Chris Crum has put together Everything Facebook Has Said Over The Past Year About News Feed Ranking on WebProNews. He has 18 points from their series of “News Feed FYI” announcements since August of 2013. Facebook suggests news and publishing sites post frequently — October 2013.

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100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. Feed URL (e.g., It’s simplest to use a common name and password across all of the sites, but if you’re concerned about security, use variations.

What to Do When a Commenter Goes Rogue

ProBlogger

Heartfelt comments, sharing a personal story, and a genuine interest in the topics I write about. I was dealing with a commenter gone rogue. Anyone who reads my blog, A Flourishing Life , knows that I take great care to respond to comments. I immediately blocked the comment and wrote him an email explaining that the purpose of comments is to discuss the subject matter of the post. She wrote, “Please don’t feel bad about banning a commenter.

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How to Build Community for Niche Site Success

ProBlogger

And we were doing our best to monetize the site with your typical affiliate programs, text link ads and PPC campaigns. For details about the fledgling Tripawds site, don’t miss my submission for the 2008 ProBlogger Video Mashup. How to Build Community for Niche Site Success.

Comments Were Meant to Be Deleted

Socialized

Please don’t post pro-Trump comments on my page. I was trying to let people know ahead of time I would delete their pro-Trump comments. Here’s what someone posted as a comment: “I’m always a bit surprised that anyone on social thinks they “own their feed” Not true on Facebook. You can help curate a feed through your preferences and who you “friend” – but you don’t own any feeds.

Etsy's PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape

Waxing UnLyrical

Walking the transparency talk I WAS going to write about something to do with online integrity, but, like many well-meaning bloggers, I got side-tracked by my Twitter feed. Heck, even I have a shop on Etsy – it’s generally a wonderful site. Sign out Leave your comment here.

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How Q&A Sites Can Boost Your SEO | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

» How Q&A Sites Can Boost Your SEO SEOmoz has a great article on how Q&A sites can boost your SEO. The reasons Pavel gives for using the Q&A sites for building links are pretty solid, at least for right now. Q&A sites diversify your link portfolio.

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Six WordPress Plugins to Install on your Site Today

Jeff Esposito

Over the past few years, I ave tried dozens of plugins to accomplish goals for the site. LiveFyre – There are a lot of comment systems out there, but none are on par with Livefyre. It has also increased the time spent on the site. Image: Wikipedia.

Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment!

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

But it makes sense: the more often your blog is “seen&# on other sites, the more people will bookmark it, subscribe to your RSS feed, and type in the URL directly. The best syndication sites will vary by industry, so choose sites appropriate for your blog subject manner.

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Use CommentLuv for better comments - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Use CommentLuv for better comments I just finished my daily ritual of reading my favorite sites. Tay over at Super Blogging must have added a new plugin to his site. Leave a comment!