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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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Store and repurpose content for later reposting.

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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.

Facebook News Feed Updates: Authenticity and Video Completion

Jon Loomer

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. The target here is misleading, sensational and spammy content.

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Conversation Agent: Curating Information as Content Strategy

www.conversationagent.com

» Curating Information as Content Strategy Content, which is anything that informs, educates, or entertain online, is your business digital body language. The Internet changed how people find and read content. How about making it your content strategy?

Facing Information Overload? Cronycle Can Help You Filter Through the Web’s Flood of Content

Socialmedia.biz

With the noise of information out there on the web, readers need help to find the topics that interest them most and collaborate with their teams. So it can be time consuming to try and find fresh, relevant content when scouring social networks for important information.

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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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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Youtility – The Marketing Strategy for the Age of Information Overload

Convince & Convert

It unveils a new marketing approach for the age of information overload and mobility, and I need your help making it a smash hit. What if you decided to inform, rather than promote? Join the pre-release fan club at youtilitybook.com.

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. The following is a guest blog article by Chris Apple.

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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.

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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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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Words and Pictures – the Batman and Robin of Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

But it struck me that the Batman franchise offers some great takeaways for content marketing. But does he force-feed them to our hero? What can other comic franchises teach us about content marketing? Content Marketing Marketing Batman content marketing

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. They contain messages about other pages and websites, and a lot of other valuable information, but don’t really help with links.

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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.

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.

11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog

SocialFish

You know how I love posts about content curation tools. —————— Effectively promoting content is often the most challenging variable in the content marketing craze. This is a topic like content marketing, social media management etc.

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How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality

SocialFish

I have improved over the years, but I am nowhere near the level of those prolific content producers who seem to have a novel’s worth of content in them at all times. But if your aim is to write more productively and create varied content, then read on.

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. The following is a guest blog article by Chris Apple.

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How to Use Content Curation To Grow Your Online Presence

SocialFish

In the not-too-distant past, information could be difficult to come by. Now, we are bombarded by information and often suffer from information overload. By categorizing and providing access to information, Google has become one of the wealthiest companies in the world.

Facebook Announces Several Metrics Updates, Corrected Bugs

SocialTimes Facebook

Metrics FYI blog : We know how important it is to be open about meaningful updates we make to our metrics, so we’re creating a new channel for regular information on metrics enhancements. This blog will be similar to our News Feed FYI blog.).

Social Video: How to Stand Out in the News Feed

Simply Measured

We love that we don’t have to read to consume information. As a social marketer or creative department, how can you develop better video content, and more importantly, how do you know it worked?

On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

” Google Reader is the bedrock for how many people collect information on the Internet. But is this just a sign of RSS feeds becoming a part of Internet Past? ” This is mainly because Twitter has become my RSS feed over the last couple of years.

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.

Understanding productivity in the Information Age - MIT Sloan Newsroom

Buzz Marketing for Technology

RSS Feeds. Understanding productivity in the Information Age. In today's knowledge-based economy, it pays to be an “information hub” That's one of the implications of groundbreaking new research by three professors affiliated with the MIT Center for Digital Business.

Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

SocialFish

The new Facebook page timeline layout changes the way your organization needs to think about content. The News Feed – The the content strategy for the newsfeed focused on engaging Facebook fans in the hopes that greater awareness would be spread through virality.

10 Content Marketing Lessons I Learned From Seeing How Our Content Is Shared

Simply Measured

76% of people use their Facebook feed to find interesting content. In the past two years, content consumption on LinkedIn has increased 21%. Turns out, you can learn a lot from how your content is shared across web and social when you’re seeing the complete picture.

Supercharge Your Sales Funnel Velocity With Content

Convince & Convert

Either way, I’ve got you covered—no charge—because either way, it’s all about your content. Compelling content propels people down your sales funnel faster, increasing your velocity—which should be a KPI for all CMOs.

The Content Crash

Twist Image

This does not spell the end for social media, but there is a common thought in the digital universe that goes like this: create relevant content and consumers will continue to connect with your brand. It may be in marketers vested interest to adjust that theory to this: create relevant content and your heavy users may continue to connect with your brand. It's more than content. In fact, they just replaced their blogs with Twitter feeds and Facebook pages. content.

Information overload and failure filter are false problems

The Way of the Web

And I’m not even sure that information paralysis is the real problem, as we can cut down those inputs if we need to – even just by closing a feed reader or Twitter client, or by turning off the PC or TV.

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How Ad Testing Can Combat Facebook’s Slow Ad Growth

SocialTimes Facebook

Marketers need to be creative to captivate consumers who are already saturated with content. But users might be resentful of ads masquerading as real content in their News Feeds. Comparing the results from multiple variations of an ad provides the hard data you need to make informed decisions. Did it reveal other information to you? In its third-quarter-2016 earnings call , Facebook reported that 1.71 billion people used its service in June.

The Ultimate Toolkit for the Professional Content Marketer

Kikolani

Content marketers have to wear many “hats.” This is a huge job, and it is no wonder that many businesses are abandoning their content marketing programs in favor of just plain old web-based advertising, if they can sustain it on their budgets.

Top 7 Online Tools to Automate Your Content Marketing

Kikolani

In 1996, Bill Gates declared that “ content is king ,” and, twenty years later, his words apply to marketing in ways he never anticipated. The success of content marketing makes sense. The only problem is that content marketing takes time. feedly. Contently.

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From The Information Age To The Connected Age " GigaOM

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From The Information Age To The Connected Age. Today’s version of the web, whatever you want to call it, is notable because people and hardware and information and software and conversation are all mixed together into a hyperconnected network. Very informative. GigaOM.

When content calendars are not the answer

Janet Fouts

Content calendars can be an excellent tool to plot out your social outreach strategy for creating and sharing content over time. 75% of the content you share every day should be about your network and their interests, not about you. What does a content calendar look like?

How to Avoid Content Marketing Fatigue

Geoff Livingston

The great content marketing debate over quality information versus frequency raged on last week. Following the debate I realized content burnout is an issue I suffered from in the past and resolved. Letting your content publishing wane and eventually go fallow becomes tempting.

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. But the problem many people face is that there are so many sources of information that were trying to keep track of, weve become buried. 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 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.