Facebook admits it screwed up, but its proposed research guidelines are meaningless

Facebook is no stranger to controversy, nor is the social network unfamiliar with upsetting its users. It seems as though Zuckerberg's baby has been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons lately, and it's not all that long since users vented their fury after it was revealed that their newsfeeds had been manipulated in the name of research. Now the social network says that it was "unprepared for the reaction the paper received when it was published and have taken to heart the comments and criticism" and is now implementing new user research guidelines. "There are things we should… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook admits it screwed up, but its proposed research guidelines are meaningless

Facebook is no stranger to controversy, nor is the social network unfamiliar with upsetting its users. It seems as though Zuckerberg's baby has been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons lately, and it's not all that long since users vented their fury after it was revealed that their... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Facebook still delivers the greatest reach for publisher content

Forty-five percent of 124 publishers surveyed by Digiday said that Facebook provides the greatest reach for unpaid posted content. While few publishers see strong reach from content posted to their pages, engaging content being shared organically by users is driving significant amounts of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-29 04:01:04 UTC ]
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Facebook Research is developing touchy-feely curious robots

As a social media platform with global reach, Facebook leans extensively on its artificial intelligence and machine-learning systems to keep the site online and harmful content off it (at least, some of the time). Following its announcement at the st... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-05-20 10:30:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: European publishers still look to Facebook and Instagram to grow abroad

Forty-two percent of 103 publishing executives polled by Digiday this February said Facebook was an effective platform to grow international audiences. The post Digiday Research: European publishers still look to Facebook and Instagram to grow abroad appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ambitious breakup of Amazon, Facebook and Google is proposed by Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) pledged Friday to take aim at Amazon, Facebook and Google if she is elected president in 2020, breaking apart each of the big tech companies and introducing sweeping new regulation of Silicon Valley. The proposal marks the most ambitious and aggressive effort... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-08 20:40:00 UTC ]
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Ambitious breakup of Amazon, Facebook and Google is proposed by Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) pledged Friday to take aim at Amazon, Facebook and Google if she is elected president in 2020, breaking apart each of the big tech companies and introducing sweeping new regulation of Silicon Valley. The proposal marks the most ambitious and aggressive effort... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-08 20:40:00 UTC ]
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Facebook paid teens to disclose their online activity in research app, report says

For years, Facebook has been paying some users $20 per month to install a research app on their phones that can collect intimate information about their online behavior and communications, according to a report published Tuesday by TechCrunch. Since 2016, users ages 13 to 35 could exchange their... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s Elliot Schrage defends using D.C. firm to research George Soros

Facebook hired Definers Public Affairs to expose links between anti-Facebook groups and billionaire George Soros. Facebook’s head of PR Elliot Schrage defended his company’s decision to use a Washington, D.C., firm with GOP ties to dig for dirt on Facebook critics and opponents. Facebook’s use... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Publishers rely on Facebook for paid content distribution

A survey by Digiday found that 86 percent of publishers pay to distribute content on platforms. The post Digiday Research: Publishers rely on Facebook for paid content distribution appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook reveals its censorship guidelines for the first time — 27 pages of them

Among the most challenging issues for Facebook Inc. is its role as the policeman for the free expression of its 2 billion users. Now the social network is opening up about its decision-making over which posts it decides to take down — and why. On Tuesday the company for the first time published... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook publishes its internal Community Standards guidelines and introduces appeals process

Facebook faces lots of criticisms and questions, and while much of this is focused on privacy and security, there are also lots of queries about what is permitted on the platform. To help users to understand what's allowed and what's not, the company has published its Community Standards for... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Majority of publishers aren’t worried about Facebook’s algorithm changes

After Facebook's news feed changes, publishers are not changing their strategies on the platform, or they're trying to focus more on other social channels. The post Digiday Research: Majority of publishers aren’t worried about Facebook’s algorithm changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: European publishers grapple with Facebook’s news feed changes

Digiday surveyed European publishers about their strategies for countering changes to Facebook's news feed algorithm. The post Digiday Research: European publishers grapple with Facebook’s news feed changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research poll: Apple News dominates publisher focus after Facebook’s news feed changes

Digiday's online poll of publisher executives found that they believe Apple News should be their priority following Facebook's algorithm change. The post Digiday Research poll: Apple News dominates publisher focus after Facebook’s news feed changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s new branded-content guidelines will force some publishers to abandon a business model

A change Facebook made to its branded-content guidelines has scrambled several publishers' distribution strategies. The post Facebook’s new branded-content guidelines will force some publishers to abandon a business model appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research poll: Facebook’s algorithm change isn’t all bad for publishers

Digiday Research conducted an online survey to see if Facebook's news feed algorithm would help or hurt publishers. The post Digiday Research poll: Facebook’s algorithm change isn’t all bad for publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Are publishers making money from Facebook video?

Digiday Research talked with publishers to understand their strategies for monetizing content of Facebook. The post Digiday Research: Are publishers making money from Facebook video? appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: For Japan’s marketers, Facebook is king

Executives from brands, agencies and publishers shared insights about data-driven marketing and connecting with consumers via social platforms. The post Digiday Research: For Japan’s marketers, Facebook is king appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's new media guidelines are focused on stopping fake news

Facebook came under fire after it admitted that it published 3,000 Russian-linked advertisements designed to influence the US Presidential Election. Those ads pointed to Pages that trafficked in fake news, which has been one of the social network's b... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Do’s and Don’ts: Facebook Releases News Feed Publisher Guidelines

Facebook Tuesday unveiled its News Feed Publisher Guidelines, a set of best practices. Head of News Feed Adam Mosseri announced the release in a Newsroom post, writing, "We launched the Facebook Journalism Project to collaborate with the news industry in support of an informed community. A... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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