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. Facebook was even pretty clear in a blog post that they’re aware the change might hurt some publishers.

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Facebook Displaying Vertical Videos in Mobile News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook has begun displaying vertical videos in News Feed in its flagship mobile application. Prior to the change, vertical videos were cropped into squares in News Feed, and users had to click on the videos to watch them in their intended format. Facebook Web Video Applications apps marketing land mobile News Feed Tim Peterson Vertical Videos

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Facebook Eyes Clickbait-Free News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook hopes to catch clickbait in the algorithm net it is using to clean up its News Feed. Research scientist Alex Peysakhovich and user experience researcher Kristin Hendrix detailed the latest change to the social network’s News Feed algorithm in a Newsroom post , saying that the tweak was a response to feedback from users. To address this feedback from our community, we’re making an update to News Feed ranking to further reduce clickbait headlines in the coming weeks.

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Facebook Testing Ability for Users to Post to News Feed But Not Timeline

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is testing a way to allow users to post to News Feed without those posts ever appearing in their Timelines. Facebook users always had the option of removing posts from their Timelines via Activity Log , but if this feature is rolled out widely, that step would be unnecessary.

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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.

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Facebook News Feed: Website Speed Gets Higher Priority

Jon Loomer

Facebook is constantly tweaking their news feed algorithm. The algorithm helps determine what users see and what they don’t, all in an effort to make the Facebook user experience as engaging and addicting as possible. News Feed Update Favors Website Speed.

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Facebook’s Latest News Feed Algorithm Tweak Eyes More ‘Informative’ Stories

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook wants its users to find their News Feeds to be more informative. The newest tweak to the social network’s News Feed algorithm , announced Thursday, is focused on delivering more stories that users find made them “feel more informed about the world around them.”. People from our Feed Quality Program look at each story in their feed and rank it on a scale of one to five—one being “really not informative” and five being “really informative.”.

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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. While this is something that its sister company, Facebook, has done for a while, it didn’t stop people from freaking out.

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Facebook’s Big News Feed Announcement That Benefits Brands

Firebelly

Today Facebook announced several upcoming changes to the News Feed. One announcement stood out to me as something that may be a big benefit to brands – the Following Feed. The Following Feed contains ALL posts from pages that people Like — not Edgerank-filtered updates.

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Instant Games: Facebook’s New Cross-Platform Experience for Messenger, News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Tuesday announced the launch of Instant Games , an HTML5 cross-platform gaming experience for Messenger and News Feed on both mobile and the web. billion people on Facebook , as well as 1 billion people on Messenger.

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3 Ways to Fight Facebook’s Algorithm and Customize Your Feed

Convince & Convert

My wife asked me today if something had changed at Facebook. Some in the social media cognoscenti will tell you it’s because the masses are tiring of Facebook. Click to read more » facebook The Social Habit edgerank news feed social media statistics

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What You Need to Know About Facebook’s News Feed Changes

SocialFish

Facebook page admins take note: just when you thought you’d figured out Facebook’s EdgeRank algorithm, they’ve changed the game and the way News Feed works. Here’s what you need to know about the News Feed changes: Story Bumping.

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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. Here’s how Facebook will improve these signals: 1.

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How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Buffer Social

Facebook is still the leading platform for marketers. From our State of Social Media 2016 report , we found that 93 percent of marketers are actively using Facebook for their business. 4 Key Areas of Your Facebook News Feed to Customize (and How to Customize Them).

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Facebook RSS feeds and iGoogle

Laurel Papworth

Want to monitor a Brand Page like CocaCola or Facebook’s Marketing Page on iGoogle or another RSS reader? FACEBOOK PAGE WALL TO IGOOGLE RSS READER. I went to Facebook.com/Marketing and wanted to pull the RSS feed into my social media monitoring dashboard.

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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. Facebook’s success is built on getting people the stories that matter to them most.

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Wonder How Will Your Post Get On Top Of Facebook News Feed ?? - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Do you wonder how will your Post get on top of News Feed? News Feed is already a competitive place – as more People, Businesses and Pages are posting content, the competition to appear in News Feed has increased. My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] Do join me Simply put: All of this means that Pages that post promotional creative should expect their organic distribution to fall significantly over time.

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Facebook Uses Space Atop News Feed to Prompt Users to Discuss Events, Moments; Share Holiday Cards

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is using the real estate atop its News Feed to encourage users to discuss events and moments, as well as to share holiday cards. He wrote: Messages from Facebook will appear at the top of News Feed about a specific event or moment.

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News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the big mistakes I often see with companies when they are setting up a Page on Facebook is they spend more time planning “the wedding than they do the marriage” as I like to say. It’s all based on Facebook’s algorithm called EdgeRank (see photo above).

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Mobile Install-App Ads, New Twitter Profile, Updates to Facebook’s News Feed Algorithum & More | Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Bing , Facebook , Google , Groups you admin section , install-app ads , linkedin , MoPub , new twitter profile , news feed algorithum , rich LinkedIn snippets , Twitter , youtube Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.

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HOW TO: Find Facebook RSS Feeds & Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite

Laurel Papworth

How to pull in Facebook Notifications into Hootsuite from Facebook Profiles and Pages using RSS feeds. How to Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite and use Facebook RSS feed. To Get Facebook Notification RSS feed. Other Facebook RSS Feeds.

Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

SocialTimes Facebook

The 360-degree photos promised by Facebook’s Oculus VR virtual reality subsidiary last month have officially arrived. Huang also directed users looking for further information to the Facebook 360 site , the Facebook 360 Community group and the Help Center.

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

Kikolani

By now, you’ve probably read your fair share of “What I Hate About the New Facebook Updates” to the point that you’re pretty comfortable with the fact that you hate the changes. The Best Facebook News Feed Setting.

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Facebook News Feed Algorithm: Percent of a Video Watched By Users Given Weight

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced another change to its News Feed algorithm , this time giving more weight to what percentage of a video is watched by users. They wrote: Today, we’re announcing a change to the way we rank videos in News Feed to adjust the value we give to how much of a video is watched. As a side effect, some shorter videos may see a slight dip in News Feed distribution. Longer videos that people don’t want to watch will not perform better in News Feed.

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Force Feed

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Ultimately, we will get the Facebook that we deserve. .And, Not on Facebook , but in the physical form? Meaning: super fun and smart in person, but when it comes to Facebook, there's a real underbelly to them. It's the kind of stuff that lets the ugly side of opinions (which they see as news) seep into the feed and, to a certain degree, you see sides of people that you had never known (no matter how long you have known them). Facebook is making Facebook more personal.

Messenger Platform v1.3: News Feed Ads Launch Messenger Conversations; Sponsored Messages Debut

SocialTimes Facebook

Monetizing Messenger is moving full speed ahead with Facebook’s launch of Messenger Platform v1.3, which includes News Feed ads that launch Messenger conversations and sponsored messages. Posted by Facebook for Developers on Monday, November 7, 2016.

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How to Replace Your RSS Feed Automatically With Facebook's Like Button

Stay N' Alive

I just showed how I'm doing this with Facebook's Frictionless Sharing on this blog (just click through to the blog, and click the link over on the right to start adding these posts. Technology rss is not dead blog social facebook rss Facebook rss is dead Blogging subscription rss

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

Buffer Social

The rise of stories across Snapchat, Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger and Facebook is the perfect example of this. The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed.

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Facebook Announces Several Metrics Updates, Corrected Bugs

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Wednesday announced several metrics -related updates: corrections of several bugs that resulted in inaccurate data, increased third-party verification, more measurement solutions and an internal review process. This blog will be similar to our News Feed FYI blog.).

How Ad Testing Can Combat Facebook’s Slow Ad Growth

SocialTimes Facebook

In its third-quarter-2016 earnings call , Facebook reported that 1.71 Yet in spite of these impressive numbers, Facebook is expecting much lower ad revenue growth over the next two quarters. Facebook’s advertising volume has reached a point of diminishing returns. This means companies that have been relying on Facebook ads should be cautious. What Facebook’s changes mean for advertisers. billion people used its service in June.

When It Comes to Facebook Posts, Size Matters

SocialTimes Facebook

Interestingly, one channel where the length of content hasn’t seemed to matter is Facebook–specifically, the effect that the amount of text in any given Facebook post has on how Facebook prioritizes that post in News Feed.

Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced the global availability of Workplace–long-awaited, long-tested and formerly known as Facebook at Work –at an event in London Monday. According to Facebook, the five countries using Workplace the most are: India.

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.

Facebook Offers Brands a Revamped Offers Experience

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Tuesday announced several new features for its Offers ad units and page posts. Offers ads appear in people’s News Feed in the Facebook mobile application and website. Readers: What do you think of the changes to Facebook Offers?

Google+ Isn’t Dying. Facebook Isn’t Dying. The News Feed is Dying.

Stay N' Alive

Paul Adams, inventor of Google+ Circles, and an all-around smart guy, wrote a post I shared earlier today on Facebook about basically the death of “the destination” His post really resonated with me. Facebook as you know it will be gone. Neither is Facebook.

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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. The Facebook algorithm is called EdgeRank. So basically what does this tell us in short: The more immediate, the more times people interact with Page, and the more they comment is better for the Page posts to come up and be seen on the Feeds of Fans and Community Members.

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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. Connect: Twitter | Facebook | Email | 978.558.0008.

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