Facebook Instant Articles: BBC News and Guardian sign up to initiative

New initiative, which also involves BuzzFeed and the New York Times, speeds the process of loading news articles on the social networkBBC News and the Guardian are the first UK media companies to sign up to a new Facebook initiative that will transform the way users read news articles.Facebook has become an increasingly important source of online traffic for news publishers, but the US web giant says that the process of reading articles on mobiles is one of the slowest parts of its app. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Axios, Apple News beats Google AMP and Facebook Instant Articles

At a time when premium publishers have pulled out of Facebook Instant Articles, Apple is showing that it is open to creating custom units for publishers. The post For Axios, Apple News beats Google AMP and Facebook Instant Articles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Creating Facebook Instant Articles Can Now Simultaneously Work on Google AMP (Apple News Soon)

The software-development kit for Facebook's Instant Articles media-rich, quick-loading stories from publishers now supports Google AMP, and the social network said support for Apple News is on the way. Partner engineering director Piyush Mangalick said in a Facebook Media blog post that an... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Facebook's Instant Articles will draw from more news outlets

Facebook first announced its so-called Instant Articles last May, serving up news articles quickly for mobile consumption. However, the list of publishers was super limited, but that's about to change. Starting in April, the social network will open... Continue reading at Engadget

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Publishers Prepare to Ramp Up News Distribution on Facebook’s Instant Articles in Coming Days

Publishers are ready to ramp up content distribution on Facebook’s Instant Articles in the coming days, people familiar with the matter said, with some newsrooms preparing to post a few dozen stories a day. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple News vs. Facebook Instant Articles: How they compare

At its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple announced the News app, the latest example of a platform trying to improve the mobile news reading experience and get publishers to distribute their news directly on apps. News invites comparisons with Facebook’s Instant Articles, which... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Begins Testing Instant Articles From News Publishers

Facebook’s long-rumored plan to directly host articles from news organizations will start on Wednesday, concluding months of delicate negotiations between the Internet giant and publishers that covet its huge audience but fear its growing p ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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All Publishers Can Now Test Ads in the Related Articles Section of Facebook’s Instant Articles

Facebook began testing ads in the related articles section of its Instant Articles in late March, and the results for publishers in the test group promoted the social network to expand the test to all publishers Thursday. Facebook introduced Instant Articles in May 2015 as a way to enable... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Facebook Revealed Several Updates to Its Test of Subscriptions to Instant Articles

Facebook announced several updates to its test of subscriptions to Instant Articles, as well as 26 new publishers that were added to the test group. The social network began testing subscriptions in Instant Articles with 10 publishers in October 2017. The implementation approach for the... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits

A new Chartbeat study found only one-third of publishers see clear evidence of a traffic increase from the fast-loading articles format. The post Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook Is Committing Another $4.5 Million to Initiatives for News Publishers

Facebook announced Thursday that it is pumping another $4.5 million into Facebook Journalism Project initiatives for news publishers. Global head of news Campbell Brown said in a blog post that Facebook will put $3.5 million toward the Facebook Membership Accelerator pilot program and contribute... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Facebook Updates Its Test of Subscriptions in Instant Articles

Facebook began testing subscriptions in Instant Articles with 10 publisher partners last October, and Wednesday, the social network provided an update, as well as a look at what's ahead. Head of news products Alex Hardiman and product manager Sameera Salari revealed in a blog post that people... Continue reading at AdWeek

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How Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles

Google's investment in AMP, its fast-loading article pages, has helped the search giant overtake Facebook in publisher referral traffic. The post How Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Publishers Now Have a Monetization Tab to Turn Facebook Instant Articles Ads On or Off

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Facebook Gives Publishers Paywall for Instant Articles

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Facebook and 10 Publishers Are Testing Subscriptions Within Instant Articles

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With Facebook’s focus on video, publishers hear less about Instant Articles

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French publisher Liberation now gets half of mobile ad revenue from Facebook Instant Articles

Over half of Liberation's mobile revenue comes from Facebook Instant Articles, which accounts for 10 percent of its mobile pageviews. The post French publisher Liberation now gets half of mobile ad revenue from Facebook Instant Articles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Advertisers on Facebook Can No Longer Edit News Articles’ Headlines, Descriptions

Facebook took another step toward protecting the integrity of news articles shared via links on the social network. In July, Facebook announced that non-publisher pages could no longer overwrite link metadata--such as headlines, descriptions and images--in Graph API or page composer, and it... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Wave Goodbye to Facebook Instant Articles on Messenger

Facebook still has big plans for its Instant Articles media-rich, quick-loading mobile stories from publishers, but those big plans no longer include Messenger. The social network rolled out Instant Articles on Messenger in July 2016, with vice president of messaging products David Marcus saying... Continue reading at AdWeek

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