Actually, Facebook’s big algorithm change hasn’t hurt partisan media

A few months ago Facebook implemented a big change in its algorithm that impacted what kind of content it would surface to users. In a move that sent shivers down the spines of media professionals, Facebook said it would de-prioritize publisher content in favor of posts between connections. For many publishers that rely on Facebook, … Continue reading “Actually, Facebook’s big algorithm change hasn’t hurt partisan media” A few months ago Facebook implemented a big change in its algorithm that impacted what kind of content it would surface to users. In a move that sent shivers down the spines of media professionals, Facebook said it would de-prioritize publisher content in favor of posts between connections.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘It definitely adds more complexity’: How life has (and hasn’t) changed at unionized digital media companies

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After Facebook’s Algorithm Change Devastated Organic Reach, How Are Publishers Coping?

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