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Twitter Adds New Feed Sorting Options to Communities

Social Media Today

The option could help to improve Communities engagement, by highlighting the most relevant discussions for each user

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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. Only three weeks ago, Facebook introduced an update to the news feed that allows organic stories to appear near the top of the News Feed if the stories are still getting likes and comments, as this improves the experience of the news feed. Think about, “Would my audience want to see this in their News Feeds?”.

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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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Tips and Best Practices for Enhancing Your Social Media Community

Ignite Social Media

2020 has created many challenges for the average person, but it may have created even more challenges for social media community managers across the nation. The Importance of Community Management. 5 Tips for Enhancing Your Social Community.

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Is Your Social Media Content Really Top of News Feed Worthy?

Pam Moore

Are you tired of looking for the magic easy button to help you get your business content to the top of the News Feed? Do you dream about your content showing up on top of the Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn News Feed? There are still quite a few lazy marketers pushing out mass quantities of junk content trying to grab that sacred top of news feed position.

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Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that the news feed algorithm will be changing in a way that impacts brands and publishers. He made it crystal clear that we all will see less brand content in our news feed. I covered Mark’s announcement and what you can do about it in these two blog posts and webinars: Facebook News Feed Changes 101: What You Need to Know For Your Business. 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content That Owns the News Feed Like a Boss.

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10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

Facebook recently announced big changes to the Facebook News Feed algorithm that impacts publishers, brands, celebrities and just about any business or human being who wants to conduct any type of business utilizing Facebook. Put on your content boxing gloves and learn how to own the News Feed like a boss. It's similar to the days when the SEO spammers figured out how to rise to the top of the feed with dirty black hat seo links sprayed all over the web.

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Facebook News Feed Update: Now What?

Jon Loomer

You’ve undoubtedly heard by now about the big Facebook news feed update that was announced recently. The news feed is sorted and customized based on a ranking system. Posts that get long, thoughtful replies will get priority in your feed. Social Media Examiner conducted a Facebook Live to discuss the news feed update that resulted in more than 5,000 shares, 400,000 views, and 1,000 comments. In some cases, creating a community around your brand would be fine.

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What’s wrong with online community today?

Janet Fouts

If you know me, you know that community has always been the backbone of my work, and the foundation of my business. When we look at what we dream online communities could be, we wanted: For them to be for us, whoever we are and whatever we believe.

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How to Make Sales With a Shoppable Instagram Feed

Later

With Linkin.bio by Later , you can turn your feed into a clickable, shoppable landing page — making it easier to sell on Instagram. Enter Linkin.bio by Later , a tool that automatically creates a clickable version of your feed that you can link to from your Instagram bio.

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Goodbye Feedblitz, Hello WordPress Feed

Ari Herzog

Subscribing by RSS is different: You use a web application and add the blog’s feed to your app. But, due to that company now charging pricing tiers that don’t fit my needs, and cognizant that WordPress has a built-in feed address, I’m leaving Feedblitz and you can add this feed instead. But, if you’re into RSS and feed reading that way, you now have a new feed. Thanks again for participating in my online community.

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Goodbye Feedblitz, Hello WordPress Feed

Ari Herzog

Subscribing by RSS is different: You use a web application and add the blog’s feed to your app. But, due to that company now charging pricing tiers that don’t fit my needs, and cognizant that WordPress has a built-in feed address, I’m leaving Feedblitz and you can add this feed instead. But, if you’re into RSS and feed reading that way, you now have a new feed. Thanks again for participating in my online community.

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How Government Agencies Can Best Engage Their Communities on Facebook

Social Media Strategies Summit

Your ability to build an online community and share updates with your constituents on Facebook has never been stronger. Pinning important posts to the top of your Facebook Page for ease of viewing helps proactively inform and educate your community.

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Audiences or communities? Defining the new social media landscape

Sprout Social

In the social media world, there’s a lot of talk about audiences and communities. Now think of a community, like a small town. If people stop playing their parts, the community stagnates. Communities and audiences have distinct dynamics. Keeping up with your community.

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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. The new feed is still in beta, but once released widespread, it is possible that users will only see up to 30% of the content produced by the people they follow —similar to how Facebook feeds work. The move to algorithmic feeds will allow Instagram to serve users more personalized content suited to their interests.

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How to Curate a Stunning Instagram Feed with User Generated Content

Later

Leveraging user-generated content (UGC) on Instagram can be the key to curating a beautiful Instagram feed. . We’re running through how to strategically use UGC to create a stunning Instagram feed — plus we’re sharing some time-saving hacks and tools along the way: . Thanks to the repost to Instagram Stories feature, and tagging profiles in posts and stories, brands can now curate their feed with content created by their biggest fans.

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How to Build a Strong Instagram Community

Later

Creating an Instagram community for your business is one of the best ways to gain brand loyalty, boost engagement, and stay connected to your customers. Investing in an online community can be one of the most valuable moves any brand can make for long-term success. .

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5 Important Announcements From F8 2018: A Focus on Smaller Communities And The Future of the News Feed

Buffer Social

Stories are now an incredibly popular content format, so popular in fact that we may see Stories begin to rival the news feed as the default content consumption and creation method in the not-to-distant future. F8 2018 roundup: A focus on smaller communities and a possible future away from the News Feed. Facebook preperation for a future without the News Feed. The News Feed certainly won’t disappear overnight and it’s sure to be a long goodbye.

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YouTube community management: How to engage your audience effectively

Sprout Social

Are you actively managing your YouTube community? Doing so means having a game plan for YouTube community management. What is YouTube community management, anyway? Why community management on YouTube matters so much. More community engagement = more views and subscribers.

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Facebook 2018 News Feed Changes 101: What You Need to Know For Your Business

Pam Moore

Unless you have been hiding under a rock or too busy to do the double click, you likely know by now that Facebook recently announced some big changes to their news feed algorithm. Grab your seat here -> How to Get a Grip on Facebook Marketing in 2018: What You Need to Know About the News Feed Changes. Recap of the recent Facebook announcement and changes being made to the Facebook News Feed.

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ALERT: Facebook News Feed Changes

Twenty4 Social

Adam Mosseri, Facebook’s head of the News Feed has said, “There will be less video” and “there will be less content directly from pages.” Adam Mosseri , Head of News Feed said. One of the ways we do this is by connecting people to meaningful posts from their friends and family in News Feed. Well at the moment Facebook uses signals like how many people react to, comment on or share posts to determine how high they appear in News Feed.

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How I Built a 15,000-Person Community In Under 2 Years

Buffer Marketing

When I fostered my first puppy only to quickly find out he had fleas, I felt lost and in need of people I could turn to for trustworthy information, and as a dog mom today, I’m regularly looking for community support. The saying goes that it takes a village to raise a child.

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Facebook RSS feeds and iGoogle

Laurel Papworth

I went to Facebook.com/Marketing and wanted to pull the RSS feed into my social media monitoring dashboard. But RSS is not enabled on the Page and even when I did a “View Source&# I couldn’t find the feed for either RSS or ATOM. OR Click Photos on left, then arrow over Show All: Photos (bottom status bar shows ID) e.g. Now boot up your RSS reader e.g. iGoogle and add the feed in this format: [link].

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4 Community Management Hacks for Instagram

Likeable

Anyone familiar with the role of a community manager knows that your day can go from calm to busy in a blink of an eye. The four Instagram updates below not only help streamline a community manager’s day but can also help build a better relationship between your brand and your followers. Instagram now allows business profiles to schedule and publish posts directly to the Instagram feed without the use of push notifications.

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How to Build a Strong Instagram Community

Later

Creating an Instagram community for your business is one of the best ways to gain brand loyalty, boost engagement, and stay connected to your customers. Investing in an online community can be one of the most valuable moves any brand can make for long-term success. .

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Mark Zuckerberg Announces Major News Feed Changes

Myrland Marketing

If your Facebook News Feed has historically been dominated by updates from brands, businesses, and news media, get ready for a major shift. More on that in a moment… The Explore Feed on Facebook . We’ve known for quite some time that Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg intended to minimize the unpaid distribution of your firm’s page content in the News Feeds of those who have chosen to like your page.

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The Facebook News Feed is Changing to Favor Person to Person Engagement

Jon Loomer

“It looks like the Facebook News Feed is changing to prefer user-to-user engagement and squeeze out brands and passive activity (which isn’t clearly defined) and possibly even ads, though there could be some caveats there for brands like news and groups and live videos, but we really don’t know yet, they could all be screwed, too, but let’s chill and wait a while to see what happens” was my original title.

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10 Community management tools to engage with your audience

Sprout Social

Community management is just one piece of the puzzle. And, just like with every piece of social media management , your community managers need the proper tools to see success. What is community management? Tweetdeck is a community management platform specifically for Twitter.

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How Seventh & Oak Cultivated a Dedicated Community

Later

Annabel shares the inspiration behind the brand, why she’s passionate about sustainability, and how she’s built an engaged digital community — all during a global pandemic. What goes into creating your feed? .

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Quick Tips About Building a Social Media Community

agora pulse

Building a social media community? If you’re looking for ways to create a thriving online community, check out the following tips. Agorapulse: What’s one huge mistake that people make when building campaigns for their community?

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New! Add Your Linkin.bio Feed to Your Website

Later

You can now showcase your Linkin.bio feed on your website with Linkin.bio Gallery. ICYMI: Linkin.bio creates a clickable, shoppable, and dynamic replica of your Instagram feed — letting you link individual posts to your blog, product pages, online stores, or wherever you like.

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Should We Be Worried about the Facebook Explore Feed?

agora pulse

Could the new Facebook Explore feed be the end of organic reach? What on Earth is the Explore feed? The Explore feed is a new tab on Facebook. The Facebook Explore feed shows you posts from pages and people similar to those you follow. It was when the feed was officially launched on Desktop that the trouble started. All posts from pages had been moved to the new Explore feed leaving the main Facebook feed for posts from friends, groups and adverts.

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How Brands Can Stay At The Top Of Facebook’s News Feed

Ignite Social Media

In December, the platform announced News Feed changes for posts with “engagement bait” – meaning posts with copy asking for comments, likes, or shares would be demoted in the News Feed. . Facebook has been testing various News Feeds in other countries for some time now. News Feed format, we can expect that brands will experience a further reduction in organic impressions and engagements with these changes. .

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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. By Edgerank Checker Facebook has announced another significant tweak to the news feed algorithm (often called EdgeRank).

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Open Community Case Study – American Library Association

SocialFish

This post is part of our regular series of Open Community case studies, in which intrepid association blogger and freelance writer Deirdre Reid will be digging into associations (and other kinds of organizations when relevant) who are living and breathing their open communities in the ways we describe in the book. Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. ALA Twitter feeds.

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How to Build and Maintain an Engaged Facebook Community Group

Social Media Strategies Summit

Another way to reach and engage audiences on Facebook is through Community Groups. What Is a Facebook Community Group (& Why Should You Care)? Facebook’s algorithm works to show users only the most relevant content on their news feed, and an active community will help boost that.

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5 Great Social Media & Community Job Resources

Jason Yormark

Tweet It’s amazing to me how quickly social media and community management have exploded in the job market. There’s some great resources out there to target your job search when it comes to social media and community management jobs. I’ve tried to avoid all the repetitive job sites that “claim” to be focused on social media/community, but are just glorified job boards with social media jobs listed at the top. Just use “social media” or “community manager” to get started.

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10 Instagram Grid Examples to Creatively Level-up Your Feed

Later

With just a quick scroll of their feed, you can see that every 9-12 photos Ohh Deer changes up the color scheme but maintains a strong user-generated content (UGC) strategy even as the color palette changes. . Looking to create a consistent feed?

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What is a brand community and how to build a successful one

Sprout Social

If you’re looking for ways to strengthen your brand and have better conversations with your customers, you need to build a brand community. Brand communities rally your most loyal customers in one place, which is a massive win for any brand. What is a brand community?

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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. The engagement with branded content mostly happens through the news feed and not on pages. However, each post a company publishes only reaches a small fraction of its total fan base via the news feed. Tweet.

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Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Bringing Open Community To Public Relations November 22nd, 2010 Tweet Color me thrilled When Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer asked me to participate in a virtual book tour to explore concepts from Open Community (they call it “a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web&# ), I was thrilled.

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A Tale of Two Communities Part II – Salesforce.com

SocialFish

This post is the second in a two-part series where guest blogger Garry Polmateer , former association executive currently working at NimbleUser helping organizations with Salesforce, looks at two online brands through the lens of the concepts in our book, Open Community. We loved Garry’s idea for this two-parter and we welcome any guest post ideas from any of our readers who are interested in digging into Open Community from whatever angle you choose.

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Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities I’d like to use this blog post to step out of our social-networking-for-business mentality and talk a little bit about using social networking for special causes. More here: Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities … [.]