Fake news: Can you tell the difference?

Sherrilynne Starkie

The majority of public relations professionals predict that in just five years the average person will not be able to distinguish between news stories and advertising copy, and what’s more, most people won’t even care. Fighting fake news.

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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. Explore keeps the business content out of the personal News Feed so users can see more updates from people, not pages.

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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. Examples… In 2014, the news feed was updated to show fewer text updates from pages.

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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 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. Think about, “Would my audience want to see this in their News Feeds?”. Source: News Feed FYI: Showing More High Quality Content.

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Why Your Daily News Lacks News

Ari Herzog

That reason, in part, is because of the lack of investigative and hard news reporting. Much of the news today is soft news, yesterday’s news, news that is so inconsequential that it is no wonder why people comment it is fluff. Marketing news

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Facebook Marketers are Already Fumbling News Feed Change

Jon Loomer

It’s been a little over a week since Facebook announced the latest news feed change intended to surface more content from friends and less content from brands. In that time, it’s clear marketers are setting the groundwork for future news feed changes.

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What Marketers Need to Know About the Cambridge Analytica News

Convince & Convert

If you work in the world of marketing, the Cambridge Analytica news didn’t exactly shock you. T Cambridge Analytica news, therefore, hit us less as an, “OMG!” In fact, most of us in the business reacted somewhere between a shoulder shrug and an eye roll.

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Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News November 15th, 2010 Tweet Guest post by Erica Holt Please stop yawning Don’t worry.

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How Much Google News Traffic Do Publishers Get? Here’s Data on 80 News Sites.

Adam Sherk

Google News has been in the news itself lately, from European efforts to impose taxes to questions about its value and even suggestions for giving it a full redesign. But I’ve included enough sites to provide a good sense of the current news search opportunity for publishers.

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Top five: Google Chrome to detect fake news with new AI extension

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social media and marketing news, information, trends and stats to set you up for a strong start to 2018. Google Chrome to detect fake news with new AI extension. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes . views. Top Five: Marketing Trends and Stats for 2018.

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Why can’t the news be about news?

Sherrilynne Starkie

The Sun’s 24-hour news service’s current predicament is excellent news for Canadians, thanks to the CRTC’s decision against mandatory distribution. Sun News Network (Photo credit: Wikipedia). We need better access to news; we need better news services, period.

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Facebook news today

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook Foxes. Facebook is cracking down on violent, sexist content in response to an open letter issued last week by Women, Action & the Media (WAM). The group demanded that Facebook add gender-based hate speech to its list of forbidden content.

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Google News Optimization Tips

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google News Optimization Tips by Adam Sherk on September 3, 2009 This week Google put out a video to give publishers more information on how Google News works and how best to optimize for it.

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Social Media News & Updates: February

yMarketingMatters

Place Tips in News Feed: Place tips will show you fun, useful and relevant info about the place you’re at and will show at the top of your news feed. Can you believe it’s March already? 2015 is rolling fast, as are the changes in the social media world.

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Social Media News Ticker: Crowdfunding Coming To YouTube Soon

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and YouTube: Facebook. Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch.

Tracking News Releases and Measuring Success

Proactive Report

Once you’ve written a news release, distributed it, and posted it to your newsroom and social media accounts, you have to track results and be able to report ROI. What News Release Measurement Used to Be. How to measure News Releases in 2018.

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

Pam Moore

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that the news feed algorithm will be changing in a way that impacts brands and publishers. He made it crystal clear that we all will see less brand content in our news feed. 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content That Owns the News Feed Like a Boss.

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Six Sources for Nonprofit News

SocialFish

———— I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to keep up with all the news. Many of us have our own curation practice, but one of the most efficient I have is to keep an eye on those in our community who are curating the news for us.

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Flipboard Acquires News App Zite

The Social Media Incubator

Zite Co-Founder Mike Klaas said , “Together, we’re going to build the most wonderful place to read news that has ever existed.” We hope you come with us and help us shape the future of news.”

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. 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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Google News news_keywords Meta Tag: More Cons than Pros?

Adam Sherk

The Google News news_keywords meta tag is now available to all publishers that are approved for inclusion. It is nice that Google News is trying to accommodate publishers and allow for more witty, print-style headlines. Don’t let the news_keywords tag add fuel to that fire.

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Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Video Ads Expand Outside U.S.

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest: Users can now share multiple photos on Twitter via web and the Android app.

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Top Digital & Social News from Last Week – 4/7/16

Gemma Went

Facebook to focus on friends and family Last Wednesday Facebook announced another shift in the infamous News Feed algorithm. The post Top Digital & Social News from Last Week – 4/7/16 appeared first on Gemma Went. This update will promote family and friend content, rather than that posted by brands. This means pages with a high volume of “Page post” traffic may experience a decline, but those that rely on referrals […].

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

Jon Loomer

A major change is being made to the news feed that will favor people and negatively impact the visibility of page content. Some news helps start conversations on important issues.” But other video — and news — are bad because they lead to a “passive experience.”

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Why You Should Stop Reading the News

Ari Herzog

Before you read my thoughts on the subject, here is what Thoreau wrote in 1854: I don’t learn anything in the news. News is bad for you so stop reading and start living.

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All your best content may now be considered fake news

Socialmedia.biz

While we both know you’re not a purveyor of so-called fake-news, if you’re not a proper J-school-certified and verified reporter, you might end up on the wrong side of the social media content filter. Fake news has been in the real news recently.

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Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches “Nearby Friends”

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Google+: Facebook. Social Media News Ticker +Post ads AdSense Facebook geo-location Gnip Google mobile advertising MoPub Nearby Friends Twitter

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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. Recap of the recent Facebook announcement and changes being made to the Facebook News Feed.

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The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube by Adam Sherk on August 31, 2010 YouTube is both a major opportunity and an interesting challenge for news sites. News or AOL News although there is a general channel for Yahoo!

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10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

Facebook recently announced big changes to the Facebook News Feed algorithm that impacts publishers, brands, celebrities and just about any business or human being who wants to conduct any type of business utilizing Facebook.

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SMART News Content

Proactive Report

Over the past ten years the news media has been under a great deal of pressure. Often, it provides language we see verbatim in news stories.”. So while the core of news reporting and media relations is still the same, there are new ways to get earned media for your brand.

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Facebook Responds to Fake News with Fact Checker Posts

Bill Hartzer

Facebook is responding to fake news posts, right in your Facebook feed, by inserting fact checker posts right after posts from your friends that they believe is fake news. traffic from Facebook by adding posts that are Fact Checks of fake news.

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Poor Media Literacy Spawns Fake News Successes

Geoff Livingston

Never did I imagine that a crisis would come to a fore as quickly as it has with this year’s fake news crisis. ” Since then we have witnessed the election of Donald Trump, Pizzagate , and the general rise of digital fake news. Slanted News. My News Experiment.

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Facebook Seeking Head of News Partnerships With 20+ Years’ Experience

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook may be looking to take on its fake news problem with a real person. Kerry Flynn of Mashable discovered a job listing from the social network for a head of news partnerships. or out of its offices in London or New York , and it described the position as follows: Facebook is seeking an experienced news executive to lead global news partnerships, serving as the company’s leading representative with news organizations worldwide.

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Facebook Under Fire for the Spread of Fake News

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is taking similar steps to curb the presence of fake news, according to sources cited by Gizmodo. adults get their news from Facebook, and a good percentage of it is outright false. There are some tools available for readers who want to verify their news content, and The Atlantic suggested that Facebook buying Snopes might help curb false news. Social media is an area where ideologies are increasingly bumping up against each other.

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Social Media News Ticker: Tumblr Users Can Now Customize Blogs Via Mobile

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare and Snapchat: Tumblr’s app update allows users to customize the way their blog looks on mobile.

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Ottawa’s Capital City News

Sherrilynne Starkie

A couple of weeks back Ottawa saw the launch of a new local community newspaper, Capital City News. News (Photo credit: Wikipedia). I counted one news story, five news in briefs, one sports story among all the PR stories and advertisements.

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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. The post Facebook Updates News Feed Algorithm appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency.

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Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Launches Bolt, Foursquare Debuts New Logo, Facebook Drops Gifts

The Realtime Report

Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Foursquare: Facebook.