Facebook endorsements are good for news sites, but where's the money?

Social media ‘currency’ is all very well, but it doesn’t fund journalismTrinity Mirror regularly publishes the numbers of its Facebook and Twitter followers and likes (example here). Archant has also boasted of its social media success when doing the same.Many journalists find this less than uplifting, but Trinity Mirror’s digital guru, David Higgerson, argues that this “currency of endorsement” has value. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's News Feed Update Isn't Good News For Publishers—But It May Be For You

Would you rather get your news directly from publishers or from your Facebook friends?If you've been feeling like Facebook is clogging up your News Feed with too many dispiriting news stories and not enough cute baby pictures, this one's for you: The social network is tweaking its algorithm yet... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WPP returns to growth and Facebook News offers publishers ‘free money’: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-25 10:25:54 UTC ]
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Facebook News debuts with 'free money' for publishers

Facebook opened a news hub today, where it pays publishers to host their headlines and drive visitors to their websites as a way to make amends with the industry that has been battered by the rise of the social network and other platforms. CEO Mark Zuckerberg is due to host media partners at an... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-25 10:00:00 UTC ]
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USA Today finds there’s still money to be made from feel-good videos on Facebook

The publisher has found success with its "HumanKind" and related video series that tell uplifting stories about people and animals. The post USA Today finds there’s still money to be made from feel-good videos on Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News UK to advertisers: Run your Facebook ads on our sites

"Facebook is aggressively turning the dial against [brands and publishers]." The post News UK to advertisers: Run your Facebook ads on our sites appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘He’s not a PR guy’: Adam Mosseri, Facebook’s head of news feed, has become an unlikely good guy to publishers

Publishers that find themselves at the end of their rope with Facebook have found one person they don't hate: Adam Mosseri, its head of news feed. The post ‘He’s not a PR guy’: Adam Mosseri, Facebook’s head of news feed, has become an unlikely good guy to publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Pursuing a Subscription Tool for News Outlets on Its Site

Facebook’s Instant Articles product allows publishers to post news articles that can be read within Facebook rather than on the publisher’s website. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Trains AI to Identify False News Spam Sites

Facebook is taking another step to penalize the lowest quality websites by lowering their visibility on the social network.Facebook is using artificial intelligence to identify when a link leads to a website with the worst ad experiences, like sponsored content spam and other negative cues, and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook and Google take action against fake news sites

Responding to growing concerns over the spread of misinformation online in the weeks and months before Election Day, Facebook and Google have announced plans to restrict sites that publish fake news from using online advertising. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google, Facebook Say They Won't Serve Ads to Fake News Sites

Google and Facebook took steps to punish fake news websites amid growing scrutiny of technology platforms for permitting false information to spread online.On Monday, Alphabet Inc.'s Google said it's implementing a new policy that pulls its popular advertising tool from websites that run... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google, Facebook will not place ads on sites distributing fake news

Google plans to update its AdSense program policies to prevent placement of its ads on sites distributing fake news.Facebook also said Monday it had updated the policy for its Audience Network, which places ads on websites and mobile apps, to explicitly clarify that it applies to fake news.“In... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Claims Newsfeed Dip for News Sites Was a Mere 'Bug'

Facebook giveth traffic. Hath Facebook taken it away?   The social network said on Tuesday afternoon that it had given news publishers underwhelming data reports about how many people see posts on its NewsFeed. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook, news outlets in talks about hosting articles on the social networking site

Facebook has been in discussions with nearly a half a dozen media organizations about hosting their content on the social media site, according to The New York Times.Placing content inside Facebook will allow people to access it faster, sources familiar with the plan told the Times. When people... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook May Host News Sites’ Content

Nothing attracts news organizations like Facebook. And nothing makes them more nervous.       With 1.4 billion users, the social media site has become a vital source of traffic for publishers looking to reach an increasingly fragmented ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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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

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Why No News Can Be 'Good News'

A scholar calls for breaking away from relentless “breaking news” to reconnect with the eternal good news found in faith and community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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News Corp Answers Big Tech by Exploring its Own News Distribution Site

In a response to most news publishers’ checklist of needs from a digital conduit to their content, News Corp is Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-12 18:30:12 UTC ]
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Bipartisan Group of News Sites Launch Digital News Alliance for 2020 Election Advertising

A bipartisan group of political publishers including Daily Caller, Mediaite, Raw Story, Alternet, Law&Crime, and the Washington Free Beacon have launched Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Facebook in 2015: Pivot to video! Facebook today: Local news is dead!

Facebook paints a bleak picture for the media industry, while ignoring its own role in publishing’s demise. Benevolent Doctor Facebook today gave the country a very grave diagnosis via a blog post. The company has found that–wait for it–local news is dying. In fact, Facebook says that about... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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