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The local crime story that went viral: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at a local crime brief that defied Facebook’s 2018 algorithm change, one that promised to transform users’ news feeds.In March 2019, journalist Will Oremus was reading through a report on Facebook’s latest publishing trends. One aspect of the study caught his eye.A... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The standup whose heart stopped live on stage – podcasts of the week

First Day Back follows Jason Weems as he recovers from the mid-show asthma attack that nearly killed him. Plus: here comes the story of the HurricaneFacebook is the latest company looking to take a chunk of the burgeoning audio market. Its Live Audio feature will allow broadcasters to stream... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook says it wants to do right by news organizations

Back in January, Facebook announced that it would henceforth de-emphasize posts from brands and publishers in users’ news feeds in favor of ones from friends and family. Media organizations—which have long been dependent on Facebook for traffic, albeit more than a trifle embarassed by that... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facing a trust crisis, Facebook offers up even more context about news feed publishers

Facebook has been making attempts to restore people’s trust in what they come across in their news feeds. In the latest example, the company is rolling out new features that aim to give users more information about the publishers and stories they read. Originally conducted as a test last year,... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sorry brands: Facebook says it’ll show more friends and family posts

Facebook said today it will tweak the algorithms that control content in users’ news feeds to show more things that have been shared by friends and family, and less content from advertisers and publishers. The news feed, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, will show less “passive content” that invites... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seventeen in 2017: How a 73-Year-Old Publication Keeps Up With Gen Z, Politics and News Feeds

Subscribing to Seventeen magazine is a rite of passage for many young readers. Luckily, between today's ubiquitous variety of devices and platforms, the Hearst title has kept up with its evolving and savvy audience. Lately, that's meant not waiting for readers to come through their front door,... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Post too much to Facebook and it will be assumed that you're spreading fake news

Facebook's ongoing battle against fake news continues, and the social network has a new weapon in its arsenal. To cut down on the amount of spam and fake news appearing in News Feeds, users who post a lot each day will have their visibility reduced. The thinking behind this is that there are... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How cocktails became the new food videos

Food-themed social videos have been all the rage, but everything has a saturation point. So publishers including BuzzFeed, Thrillist Media Group and NowThis are glomming on to booze-related content. Seems cocktail stirring, like the hands-in-bowls genre, is well suited to the 30-second,... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Gawker is pulling comments into its Facebook Instant Articles

At Gawker Media, co-founder Nick Denton has made commenting a particular obsession, even building an in-house online commenting system, Kinja. The quality of that discussion doesn’t always carry over to Facebook, though. So Gawker built a tool to pull in comment threads to run at the end of its... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Publisher Reach on Facebook Goes Down, Video Is Going Way Up

Even as Facebook plans on de-emphasizing publisher-posted content in users' news feeds in favor of posts from friends and family, video seems to be on the way up. According to data compiled by SocialFlow, a social analytics company used by many major publishers, video content posted by... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook gives friends higher priority in News Feeds

Facebook is to give posts by users' friends and family greater prominence - a move that may challenge professional publishers. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uh-oh, some publishers see a drop in Facebook traffic

Some social-centric publishers saw double-digit drops in their Facebook referral traffic last month, with some suspecting that this is the flip side of Facebook's pushing Instant Articles (and video) into people’s news feeds. Those initiatives are designed to keep people in Facebook's app, but... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can mobile save the world from a dystopian ad future?

Google’s buy button and other mobile tech can allow advertisers to leave behind the “spray and pray” approach of days gone byLike many children of the 1970s, I spent many hours immersed in the futuristic visions of the comic book 2000AD, whose Judge Dredd stories were compellingly dystopian. One... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook letting more stores ping your phone when you're inside

You might find yourself browsing more than the shelves at your local store, if Facebook knows you’re there. It’s expanding a location-aware program that will let businesses pop information into the top of your news feed. Place Tips lets brick-and-mortar stores send information to people’s News... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook trumpets video growth as it prepares to take on YouTube

With 1bn views a day, the social network says that its users are now seeing nearly four times more videos in their news feeds than a year agoYouTube may be the king of online video with more than one billion monthly viewers, but Facebook is aiming to knock Google’s service off its perch in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook to Make Sure the Right People See Publishers' Posts

Facebook keeps coming up with ways to reduce the amount of bloat in people's news feeds. But while recent efforts have angered those putting out that bloat -- advertisers and social gaming firms -- Facebook's latest move seems intended to pre-empt any pushback.Facebook unveiled a few new tools... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2014-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How The News Business Can Survive Facebook

The social network's plans to control even more of the media industry squeezed a collective gasp out of publishers. Was that a last breath?Facebook recently wrapped up a "listening tour," hoping to lure publishers across the United States to deliver their content pages and news feeds to... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seeing More Politics in Your News Feed? Facebook Boosts Partisan Sites

Facebook has helped catapult sites like BuzzFeed and Upworthy into social stardom, boosting the visibility of media content on the News Feeds of millions of users and generating a deluge of traffic. But in this rising tide, some publishers have seen ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sneaky Facebook Study on Users' Emotions Draws Ire

If you use Facebook and found yourself momentarily feeling either better or worse in early 2012, an algorithm may have caused your shift in mood. And that's what has some social media users upset today. A controversial research study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anger at Facebook's Mood Manipulation Not Likely to Last

A Facebook researcher apologized after conducting an experiment that temporarily influenced what almost 700,000 readers saw on their news feeds, reviving some customers' concerns about privacy issues.The number of positive and negative comments that users saw on their feeds of articles and... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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