Facebook Launching Community Actions Feature To News Feed

Socialmedia.biz

Facebook is all set to launch Community Actions, an interactive News Feed petition feature, that will allow users to support political and social causes that matter to them. As a result, you cannot tag President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence in your Community Actions.

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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. Think about, “Would my audience want to see this in their News Feeds?”. Source: News Feed FYI: Showing More High Quality Content.

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Who will blink first in Canadian community newspaper staredown?

Sherrilynne Starkie

The Canadian newspaper industry has, so far, been unsuccessful in securing a Federal government bailout as both readers and advertisers flock to social media for news and entertainment. Communities want, and need, local news, not just a freesheet stuffed with ads.

Top Five: Finally some good news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s top 5 must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals see a lot of good work by both Google and Facebook in the effort to improve the quality of news and reporting. Google to tell us the good news for once. Finally, some good news!

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Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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Instagram and the news

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social media tools are transforming the way photographers, journalists and everyday users are documenting news around the world. David Guttenfelder was part of a SXSWi panel which included TIME Photo Editor Kira Pollack and Instagram Community Leader Dan Toffey.

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Knowing Your Social Community & Why It Matters

Ignite Social Media

Your brand is on multiple social media platforms and posting regularly, but when it comes to engaging your social community, are you giving your audience what they want ? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but they likely don’t care about your brand’s marketing message.

Awesome Community Management Playbook

SocialFish

I love this Community Management Playbook from Yammer. “Online communities have taken hold among businesses, to connect employees, customers and partners. However, community management as a profession is largely misunderstood and inadequately resourced.

Ottawa’s Capital City News

Sherrilynne Starkie

A couple of weeks back Ottawa saw the launch of a new local community newspaper, Capital City News. News (Photo credit: Wikipedia). I counted one news story, five news in briefs, one sports story among all the PR stories and advertisements.

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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. Examples… In 2014, the news feed was updated to show fewer text updates from pages.

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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. With the latest update, Facebook has put emphasis on the fact that people use the Facebook News Feed to stay updated – not only about their friends but also about what’s happening in the world.

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Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).

Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News November 15th, 2010 Tweet Guest post by Erica Holt Please stop yawning Don’t worry.

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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. Social Profit Factor Online Training Academy + Member Community .

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Get Open Community on Audible

SocialFish

Open Community is now on Audible! Just answer any of these questions: How has the growth of online community changed the way you work today? Is community management part of your job? How has community management changed other business processes at your org (e.g.

What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community

Waxing UnLyrical

The good news is that as of now, Suzy’s radiographs, etc., I tell you all this not to make excuses for being away, but because part of being in a community means we share what’s going on. We are a community.

Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?). develop the skills to nurture (or troubleshoot) any online community. Here’s the program outline: WEEK 1: Planning for your community.

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. 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content That Owns the News Feed Like a Boss.

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Community design showcase: NTEN keeps it simple

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Let’s look at a few key parts of the community.

Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In October of last year, I launched an online community called Agree, Disagree, or Qualify. Building an online community doesn’t happen overnight. Discussion builds communities. The community builds upon itself by testing claims and commenting on those claims. The more discourse that takes place, the more others engage and the larger the community becomes. The good news about that is that we all actually agree far more than we think.

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. Facebook preperation for a future without the News Feed.

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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. Explore keeps the business content out of the personal News Feed so users can see more updates from people, not pages.

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Got a Higher Logic community? #HUGSF12

SocialFish

Whether you’re just starting out with a Higher Logic community, or have an older community that needs a little boost, come and talk to us on Monday 12/1 at the HUG conference. Join us at 4 pm to talk about #Winning Community Management Strategies !

Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Good news is we have real answers! We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding.

4 Emerging Social Media Communities

Ignite Social Media

Today, let’s examine four recently emerging social media communities. Whether it be coupons, discounts, social responsibility or the latest investor news, parents are more invested in what their frequented businesses are up to on a regular basis.

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. Recap of the recent Facebook announcement and changes being made to the Facebook News Feed.

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Six Sources for Nonprofit News

SocialFish

Guest post by Debra Askanase, reprinted by permission from Community Organizer 2.0. ———— I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to keep up with all the news. It’s the most efficient means of reading the nonprofit news that I need to know.

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Social media manager vs. community manager: What’s the difference?

Sprout Social

Does the person who post as your brand on Facebook also work to develop the community that the company is part of? Typically, most companies find they need at least a social media manager and a community manager. The Sims has both social media managers and community managers.

Facebook Announces Expansion of 'Today In' Local News Section

Social Media Today

Facebook is again expanding its 'Today In' local news section as it seeks to help boost community engagement, and showcase the value the platform can provide

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Community Manager: To Be Or Not To Be!

Mindjumpers

Tweet Community Managers are the voice of the brand, but their role varies across companies. There are no set list of rules or guidelines which can a make a successful community, but all successful communities have a common ingredient – a good Community Manager.

The Value of Matching Your Brand with a Local Community Manager

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers Network is a global platform of local country Community Managers, enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value.

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

Jon Loomer

A major change is being made to the news feed that will favor people and negatively impact the visibility of page content. Some news helps start conversations on important issues.” But other video — and news — are bad because they lead to a “passive experience.”

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B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This is actually good news for the B2B Marketer. If you can combine the element of Trust across a wide range of fans, followers and advocates then you have a community. The word community is often overused now that Social Media has come along.

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How’s your community manager doing?

SocialFish

Rachel Happe has a really important post at the Community Roundtable about the lack of support she’s seeing for community managers. And yet, most CEOs and executives probably would respond with a blank stare if you asked them about community management and/or social business.

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.

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3 MUST READ roundups about digital and community strategy

SocialFish

2017 Wrap-up: Communities in Transition. Community Roundtable). 2017 was a year of change in the community space. BONUS: Since we’re on the topic of community strategy… Facebook’s news-feed changes put community managers in the spotlight.

Some Tasty News on Bookmarking

Social Media Marketing

Great news for Delicious users: the service has been acquired from Yahoo! AVOS plans to continue the service that users have come to know and love and by working with the community, make the site even easier and more fun to save, share and discover the web's "tastiest" content.

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Interested in our Private Community Management Program?

SocialFish

I can’t believe we’re almost at the end of our first iteration of our Private Community Management Certificate Program ! We had an awesome class this time, with 35 awesome association community managers digging into all kinds of topics, like this: Click to view slideshow.

What Marketers Need to Know About the Cambridge Analytica News

Convince & Convert

If you work in the world of marketing, the Cambridge Analytica news didn’t exactly shock you. T Cambridge Analytica news, therefore, hit us less as an, “OMG!” In fact, most of us in the business reacted somewhere between a shoulder shrug and an eye roll.

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The BBC Experiments With Video News Coverage on Instagram

Convince & Convert

Inspired by the rise of mobile and tablet viewership, the BBC is experimenting with a new initiative on Instagram called Instafax, where news clips are featured in 15-second video formats.

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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?

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Open Community Case Study – Food Bank

SocialFish

Community: Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. She’s done a great job using social media to create a very supportive community of donors and fans, so I immediately thought of them when planning the first case study for Open Community.

Four Tools to Help Build Your Social Community

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve found that one of the most important things to do, when trying to build one’s online community, is to participate consistently in your preferred channels. All for one and one for all.