Facebook Updates News Feed Algorithm
Ignite Social Media
JULY 1, 2016
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.
Facebook Displaying Vertical Videos in Mobile News Feed
AUGUST 26, 2016
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
Facebook Eyes Clickbait-Free News Feed
AUGUST 4, 2016
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.
Facebook Testing Ability for Users to Post to News Feed But Not Timeline
JUNE 8, 2016
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.
Facebook Testing New Multiproduct News Feed Ads
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
Facebook is testing a new type of multiproduct News Feed ad with advertisers including Michael Kors and Lowe’s. A Facebook spokesperson told Swant other brands will join the test later this month and throughout the holiday shopping season. Readers: Have any of these ads made their way into your News Feeds ? Advertising/Marketing Facebook Adweek Dynamic Ads e-Commerce Holiday Shopping Season images Lowe's Marty Swant Michael Kors News Feed Photos retailers Videos
Instant Games: Facebook’s New Cross-Platform Experience for Messenger, News Feed
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
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.
How to Stay Relevant in an Algorithmic Instagram Feed
Convince & Convert
APRIL 20, 2016
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.
Facebook’s Big News Feed Announcement That Benefits Brands
MARCH 7, 2013
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.
How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity
MARCH 30, 2017
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).
What You Need to Know About Facebook’s News Feed Changes
AUGUST 12, 2013
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.
Mobile Install-App Ads, New Twitter Profile, Updates to Facebook’s News Feed Algorithum & More | Social Media Snapshot
APRIL 25, 2014
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3 Ways to Fight Facebook’s Algorithm and Customize Your Feed
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 14, 2012
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
Facebook News Feed Updates: Authenticity and Video Completion
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
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.
Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family: Here’s Everything You Need to Know
JUNE 30, 2016
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.
Facebook Uses Space Atop News Feed to Prompt Users to Discuss Events, Moments; Share Holiday Cards
DECEMBER 20, 2016
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.
Facebook RSS feeds and iGoogle
APRIL 20, 2011
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.
Facebook News Feed Algorithm: Percent of a Video Watched By Users Given Weight
JANUARY 26, 2017
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.
Wonder How Will Your Post Get On Top Of Facebook News Feed ?? - Social Media
Social Media Network Marketing
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
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.
The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media
APRIL 11, 2017
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.
News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JANUARY 11, 2011
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).
Facebook Debuts 360 Photos
JUNE 9, 2016
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.
Messenger Platform v1.3: News Feed Ads Launch Messenger Conversations; Sponsored Messages Debut
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
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.
JUNE 30, 2016
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.
How Ad Testing Can Combat Facebook’s Slow Ad Growth
DECEMBER 26, 2016
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.
HOW TO: Find Facebook RSS Feeds & Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite
APRIL 19, 2013
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 Announces Several Metrics Updates, Corrected Bugs
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
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.).
When It Comes to Facebook Posts, Size Matters
DECEMBER 7, 2016
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.
What I Like About the New Facebook Timeline Profile, Privacy Settings, and News Feed
SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
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.
What Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm Means To Your Reach
DECEMBER 6, 2013
Last week, Facebook once again made an update to the way stories are ranked in the news feed. As a result of the changes, Facebook has warned page administrators that organic reach is likely to decline, as there will be more content competing for space in users’ News Feeds.
Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide
OCTOBER 10, 2016
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.
How to Replace Your RSS Feed Automatically With Facebook's Like Button
Stay N' Alive
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
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
Taking Control of Your Facebook News Feed
DECEMBER 4, 2012
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
AUGUST 30, 2016
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?
A PR Pro’s Guide to Facebook News and New Features
APRIL 20, 2016
The big Facebook F8 Conference was last week and there was lots of news out of it, namely video, instant articles, and a massive change to the news feed. The post A PR Pro’s Guide to Facebook News and New Features appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories A Facebook Test: The Wheel and Spoke Model Still Works Best You Are Now Allowed to Use Facebook at Work Are You Sure You Want to Leave Facebook?
How to Improve Your News Feed Ranking on Facebook
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
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.
It’s Facebook’s Turn to Test a Stories Feature
JANUARY 25, 2017
Let the Snapchat flattery continue, as Facebook began testing its imitation of Stories with select iOS and Android users in Ireland. Friends can reply to Facebook Stories with direct messages, and selfie filters and geofilters (sound familiar?)
Facebook Adds Background Colors for Text-Only Status Updates
DECEMBER 19, 2016
Your Facebook News Feed may soon be a lot more colorful. The feature is rolling out for Android users initially, although all users will be able to see background colors that have been added to posts, and Facebook said iOS and the web will follow soon. A Facebook spokesperson said in an email to SocialTimes: We’re rolling out a change to help people make their text posts more visual. Facebook Android Background Colors iOS News Feed Status Updates
Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide
JANUARY 11, 2017
Facebook’s efforts to bolster its relationships with media and news organizations and journalists continued with Wednesday’s introduction of the Facebook Journalism Project. We want to work with partners to evolve our current formats— Facebook Live , 360 video , Instant Articles , etc.—to
Instagram is bringing the algorithm to its feed, but don’t panic yet
MARCH 22, 2016
In a blog post , the social network mentions that users miss almost 70% of the content on their feeds and to improve user experience, the new curated feed is being brought in. What you’ve been hearing is true; Instagram will soon be adopting the algorithmic newsfeed.
Ten Social Media Truths About Chatbots
JULY 7, 2016
Facebook recently announced that chatbots will be incorporated into Messenger. Google analytics Google's Allo internet browsing IRC MMS news feeds PR nightmare SMS social media management social media platforms Tay by Microsoft ui user interface