Facebook Testing Ads in Groups

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook confirmed to Josh Constine of TechCrunch that it is testing the inclusion of ads in groups. The social network issued the following statement to Constine: We have started to test delivering ads to people in Facebook groups and will be evaluating the response before determining how we will move forward. Readers: How do you think Facebook users will react if they start seeing ads in groups?

Are LinkedIn Groups Are Out Of Control?

Myrland Marketing

Many LinkedIn groups are out of control. Group members have discovered they can spam the group and get away with it. Many group admins are not doing a good job managing their groups. It matters because it’s ruining LinkedIn groups for everyone.

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Facebook Groups for Pages: Cut Through the Clutter

Jon Loomer

Facebook has announced the launch of Groups for Pages, allowing brands, businesses, and artists to create groups around their super-fans. Let’s take a closer look at how these groups change things and how you can link a group to your page today.

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

A few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature. When a member requests to join a Standard Group, their connections in the group can approve the request. All Groups Are Now Members-Only Groups.

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The Complete Guide to Facebook Groups: How to Create a Group, Build a Community and Increase Your Organic Reach

Buffer Social

Facebook has recently launched Groups for Pages, enabling the 70 million+ Pages on Facebook to create their own unique communities and feeds. More than 1 billion people around the world use Groups. So how do you create a Facebook Group? Facebook Groups vs Facebook Pages.

Force Feed

Twist Image

These are a group of people who spend their days curating and creating stories that should be brought to my attention. 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). The other day, Facebook announced changes to the news feed. They also launched a News Feed Values to better explain their positioning.

Content Marketing Food Groups

Koka Sexton

The idea is simple, think of your content strategy like a world class chef and break content into food groups that will feed your audience with the right mix of content that engages them, educates them and keeps them wanting more. This infographic goes through the content marketing food groups and an example of the schedule you can follow to nourish your readers with the right mix of how-to, thought leadership and easily digestible content.

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

Buffer Social

The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. Why Stories are the new News Feed. The News Feed is not a native experience on mobile.

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Content Marketing Food Groups

Koka Sexton

The idea is simple, think of your content strategy like a world class chef and break content into food groups that will feed your audience with the right mix of content that engages them, educates them and keeps them wanting more. This infographic goes through the content marketing food groups and an example of the schedule you can follow to nourish your readers with the right mix of how-to, thought leadership and easily digestible content.

How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Buffer Social

In this post, I’d love to go through some of the less-known ways of customizing your Facebook News Feed to help you cut through the clutter, save time, and be more efficient. 4 Key Areas of Your Facebook News Feed to Customize (and How to Customize Them). News Feed.

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Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

SocialTimes Facebook

Workplace brings traditional Facebook features such as News Feed , groups , messaging , Facebook Live livestreaming, Reactions , search and Trending to company networks that are kept separate from Facebook users’ personal profiles.

Should We Be Worried about the Facebook Explore Feed?

agora pulse

Could the new Facebook Explore feed be the end of organic reach? What on Earth is the Explore feed? The Explore feed is a new tab on Facebook. The Facebook Explore feed shows you posts from pages and people similar to those you follow. Focusing on Facebook groups.

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Navigating Facebook: The Difference Between Profile, Page and Group

Social Media Citizens

This personal account (think of it as your FB home) is required before you can move up to pages and groups and is limited to “one per person.” Because all status updates appear in your fans’ news feeds (making it visible to all their friends), FB Pages can help attract new fans (customers) through existing clients. Facebook Groups (Club). Find like-minded individuals through the FB Group (or Club).

A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q3 2016 Financial Results, Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

For example, Nestlé Purina PetCare did an ad campaign in Germany with ZenithOptimedia , and they defined five distinct cat-owner personality types and created different creatives for each group. This is what people want News Feed to be increasingly, so this is what it will become.

Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

SocialTimes Facebook

Huang also directed users looking for further information to the Facebook 360 site , the Facebook 360 Community group and the Help Center. He wrote in the Newsroom post: 360 photos are easy to identify in News Feed: Just look for the compass icon on the right-hand side of the photo.

5 Ways You Can Use Facebook Groups to Benefit Your Blog

ProBlogger

3 days ago Facebook ticked over the major milestone of 2 billion monthly users , over half of whom use Facebook groups. That’s right, more than 1 billion people are using Facebook groups. Here’s how you can move to where the conversation is and develop community for your blog in 5 different ways with Facebook groups. Groups for your eCourse or other Education. One of the most common uses of Facebook groups by bloggers are ones set up to support a course or an event.

Why This Successful Solopreneur Uses Facebook Groups to Grow His Business – Daniel DiPiazza [SSM011]

Buffer Social

How many Facebook Groups have you joined that you don’t check regularly? After years of following his work, I had the pleasure of chatting with Daniel about his best practices for building a truly engaging Facebook Group and community that stands out from the rest.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Showcase reviews: Marketing Insider Group (Curation), Maximize Social Business (Drive), Online Marketing Institute, Perception System, SnapApp. Showcase reviews: Marketing Insider Group (Curation), Online Marketing Institute. Sample review: “You can get access to 200,000+ RSS feeds.

On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

But is this just a sign of RSS feeds becoming a part of Internet Past? Before Google announced they were shutting down Reader , I hadn’t looked at my feed in months, maybe a year, or more. I think this could be the beginning of the end for the RSS feed.

How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | Subcribe via RSS How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic August 19th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share Everyone knows that Linked In is THE social network for professionals, allowing you to create a living resume, perform targeted job searches, collect recommendations and connect with others.

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. 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. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Products , RSS & Feed Management.

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Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know

Mindjumpers

It begins with co-founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom explaining that “on average, people miss about 70% of the posts in their Instagram feed” , which may be alarming to some. As general guidance, it may be efficient to stop thinking about news feeds as stories.

Facebook Takes Scissors to Paper App

SocialTimes Facebook

The first section in Paper is your Facebook News Feed , where you’ll enjoy inspiring new designs for photos, videos and longer written posts. Facebook Creative Labs apps that are still thriving include Facebook Mentions , Groups and Moments.

A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

The best marketers understand that people watch video differently in mobile feeds. We introduced lead ads in Q1 to make it easy for people to fill out forms on mobile devices right from News Feed. News Feed.

Identifying, Understanding and Influencing Social Media Users [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Overall, the report talks about how important it is to reach fans with relevant and engaging content in their News Feed, since their interaction with the content makes your message spread to their friends.

The Lego Model: How to Build Your Social Brand

SocialTimes Twitter

From @Starbucks to @Samsung Mobile and even @LEGO_Group, they all use audience segmentation to break their potential followers up into smaller accounts, which all feed up to the main account. For example, there is the main @LEGO_Group account.

It’s Facebook’s Turn to Test a Stories Feature

SocialTimes Facebook

According to Heath, users add photos and videos to their Facebook Stories, which are visible for 24 hours, and that content does not appear in News Feed or on users’ Timelines.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. marketing groups have adopted social media analytics tools.

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Facebook Tests Snapchat Stories-Like Quick Updates; Won’t Roll It Out

SocialTimes Facebook

Tiffany Zhong of Binary Capital was part of Facebook’s test group for Quick Updates, and she shared the screenshots below with Josh Constine of TechCrunch. Not every new feature Facebook tests makes it to launch. Take Quick Updates, the social network’s take on Snapchat Stories.

7 Ways to Stop Creative Fatigue From Killing Your Facebook Advertising Budget

SocialTimes Facebook

So in addition to varying your creative, you can also vary your audience, breaking it into smaller groups and alternating who you target. When you set up a Facebook campaign, you can choose to serve your ad throughout all of its placements or choose specific placement, i.e., right-hand rail, mobile News Feed, mobile interstitial, etc. Failure to refresh your creative is costing you more than you think.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

What’s the best way to start and grow a LinkedIn group? How to Grow Your LinkedIn Group Numbers by Flyte Blog. 81% of LinkedIn members belong to at least one group.

See First: Facebook Gives Users Control, Make It Easier to Avoid You

Jon Loomer

For years now, marketers have screamed about their decreasing visibility in the Facebook News Feed. While Facebook’s News Feed algorithm does favor friend content over brands, it’s not necessarily unfair. Facebook Marketing Tutorials Facebook News Feed Facebook See First

Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

SocialTimes Facebook

We’ll also keep working on monetization options for partners, such as expanding our live ad break test to a wider group of partners and exploring ad breaks in regular videos.

Facebook Testing Ads on Messenger Home Screen in Australia, Thailand

SocialTimes Facebook

Those ads have to go somewhere, and now, for a small test group of users in Australia and Thailand, “somewhere” is the home screen on Facebook Messenger. The test group of people in Thailand and Australia will start to see these ads in the coming weeks.

How Your Brand Can Get the Most Value Out of Facebook’s Edgerank Algorithm

Mindjumpers

To summarize, Facebook continues to optimize users’ news feed to make it more relevant to them. EdgeRank Facebook Report Research/Study Social Media Brian Solis change in Edgerank algorithm content context Engagement Group M Next Reach

An Overhaul to LinkedIn Groups | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking An Overhaul to LinkedIn Groups Written on June 22, 2010 by Justin Levy in linkedin , social media , social networks , video 28 Comments - Leave a comment! Do you find LinkedIn Groups useful?

Facebook Testing ‘Start Camera’ Prompt, Rio 2016 Filters from MSQRD

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is running a test in which mobile users are shown a “Start Camera” prompt atop their News Feeds and given access to animated selfie filters from recent acquisition MSQRD.

How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Last week Facebook stated that they once again intend to reduce organic reach by making changes to the news feed algorithm. The platform’s special news feed algorithm enables companies to target a community based on the information people share on their profiles. ?The When targeting start by dividing your community into groups based on their level of loyalty.

How to Use Social Strategies to Drive Business Goals

Convince & Convert

Brian Solis, Altimeter Group @briansolis. The RSS feed is: [link]. Brian is a part of the Altimeter Group, an open research-focused analysis company, and he helps conduct studies and analyze the research that is made available to the public for free.

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Another Round of Changes for Facebook’s Trending Feature

SocialTimes Facebook

With today’s update, we will now look at the number of publishers that are posting articles on Facebook about the same topic, and the engagement around that group of articles. Facebook issued yet another update to its Trending feature, with three major changes rolling out to users in the U.S.

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