Buh bye Facebook “Explore Feed”

Janet Fouts

In their announcement , Facebook said that recent changes to the newsfeed to “prioritize meaningful social interactions” addresses feedback from users that they wanted to see more from friends and family and less from brands. What does this mean for Facebook users? Faceboo

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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. Facebook aims to always match content with users so that we don’t miss out on the content that is important to us.

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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. Facebook wants you to see more stuff from people. Oh, Facebook wants replies?

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

Pam Moore

Brand leaders around the globe are freaking out as they read the blog posts, watch the videos and see the tweets fly by from the Facebook fear mongers crying that the end of Facebook as we know it has arrived. Facebook 2018 is all About Engagement. What does Facebook owe you? .

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3 Notes on Facebook's News Feed Changes Thus Far

Social Media Today

What have been the impacts of Facebook's News Feed changes thus far? Here are three important trends

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Facebook Explore Feed: The Launch, the Test, and What Might Be

Jon Loomer

If you’re a brand or marketer, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the Facebook Explore Feed. Some believe it signifies the end of organic brand content on Facebook. Earlier this month, Facebook completed the launch of the Explore Feed.

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Facebook Testing New Multiproduct News Feed Ads

SocialTimes Facebook

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

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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? Are we close to Facebook “Reach Zero”? What on Earth is the Explore feed? The Explore feed is a new tab on Facebook. In a statement , Facebook later called this “an experiment.”

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Is Your Content Top of Feed Worthy?

Pam Moore

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. Could it be your current over focus and desire to reach the top of the news feed is actually what is keeping you from achieving the goal?

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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. These changes impact every business, brand and publisher using Facebook for business purposes.

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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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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. Those of us who also use Facebook to communicate professionally haven’t been too happy about these changes.

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

Jon Loomer

Facebook dropped a potential bombshell of an announcement today — at least on brands and publishers. A major change is being made to the news feed that will favor people and negatively impact the visibility of page content. Facebook sees the next flurry coming.

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Permanently Set Your Facebook Feed To Show Most Recent Instead Of Top Stories

SocMed Sean

Another strange one is the fact that Facebook loves to show you the “Top Stories” that it thinks are important in your life and while that works for some, there are those of us who prefer to see our feeds in chronological order. Facebook Featured Mobile Social Media

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Facebook Continues to Test News Feed Options to Prompt More Engagement

Social Media Today

Facebook continues to test new ways to improve content exposure, and generate more engagement on the network

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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. 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.

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A Key Change to Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm

The Social Media Incubator

A new change to Facebook may help brands and their engagement levels. Past algorithm changes to Facebook’s News Feed have hurt some brands, particularly smaller brands, by limiting reach and ultimately hurting engagement. However, the newest change to Facebook gives those brands hope. Now, when a Page tags another Page in a post, followers of both pages will see it in their News Feed.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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 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: 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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Force Feed

Twist Image

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.

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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. We’ve also found that people enjoy their feeds as a source of entertainment.

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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 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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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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Facebook Allows Really Long Posts That Fill Up a User’s Feed

Bill Hartzer

Facebook allows really long posts that completely fill up a Facebook user’s feed, virtually completely taking over all posts in someone’s feed. I thought that Facebook cut off posts and made users click in order to see more of a post.

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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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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.

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

Ignite Social Media

Facebook is always working behind the scenes to create a better user experience (translate: make marketers want to bang their heads against a wall). 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.

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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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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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5 Ways to Beat the Facebook News Feed Update

Proactive Report

With over a billion users and millions of brand pages there is a glut of content on Facebook. You might have noticed it in your personal News Feed. Most people don’t have enough time to see them all,” wrote Facebook engineer Lars Backstrom in a blog post in August 2013.

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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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