Facebook Is Exploring a Way for Publishers to Test Different Versions of Organic Posts

Facebook confirmed that it is running a test with five publishing partners, including BuzzFeed, enabling them to test up to four different versions of organic posts and determine which is performing best. Lucia Moses of Digiday reported that publishers in the test group can create up to four different versions of posts--changing elements including headline,... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Tests a News Feed Without Posts From Publishers

Antsy publishers are starting to fear for their position within Facebook's powerful News Feed, now that tests have begun pushing their posts to an alternate timeline.On Monday, Facebook acknowledged it was testing a version of the social network overseas where publishers' articles appear in a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook tests empowering publishers to deliver ads to Watch

Facebook wants to be friendlier to TV networks and digital media publishers who have shows on Watch by giving these partners the ability to sell ads through their own ad technology, according to advertising and technology executives with knowledge of the initiative.The social media giant is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Expanding Its Test of a Breaking News Tag to Publishers in More Countries

Facebook is expanding the breaking news tag it began testing in March to more markets and displaying the resulting breaking news label in more countries. The social network kicked off the test in March with more than 50 publishers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Australia. Product... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the post-Facebook era, publishers see increase in direct traffic

Chartbeat is publishing new data today that shows that more mobile readers are coming to publishers’ sites and apps directly than from social. The post In the post-Facebook era, publishers see increase in direct traffic appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Facebook’s Algorithm Change Devastated Organic Reach, How Are Publishers Coping?

When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in January that the site's News Feed algorithm would further emphasize posts from friends and family, publishers that hadn't diversified across many platforms faced a reckoning. Publishers like Little Things, despite testing its content on other... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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50+ More Publishers Will Soon Begin Testing Facebook’s Breaking News Tag

Facebook is expanding its test of a breaking news tag to more than 50 publishers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Australia, and product manager Joey Rhyu shared some data from the social network's initial test run in a blog post. According to Rhyu, from Dec. 8 through Jan. 14, posts... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite subsidies disappearing, some publishers see hope for Facebook Live post-algorithm change

A majority of top publishers continue to post live videos to Facebook each month, according to data from Socialbakers. The post Despite subsidies disappearing, some publishers see hope for Facebook Live post-algorithm change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As promised, Facebook traffic to news publishers declines again, post news-feed change

Traffic to news publishers has dipped again since Facebook said it would prioritize users' posts in the news feed, according to multiple data sources. The post As promised, Facebook traffic to news publishers declines again, post news-feed change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download: The publisher’s survival guide for the post-Facebook era

In this special Digiday guide, Digiday editors and reporters walk you through what to expect in the post-Facebook era. The post Download: The publisher’s survival guide for the post-Facebook era appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Publishing in a post-Facebook world

In this week’s Rundown, publishers of all stripes are coming to grips with Facebook’s major news feed changes. The post The Rundown: Publishing in a post-Facebook world appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘A watershed moment’: Publishers find hope in a more rational post-Facebook media landscape

Facebook playing a shrunken role as the de facto regulator of media will be a good thing in the long run. The post ‘A watershed moment’: Publishers find hope in a more rational post-Facebook media landscape appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Will Show You Fewer Posts From Brands and Publishers, and More Baby Photos

Mark Zuckerberg is upending the News Feed, what people see on Facebook every day, in a way that will boost posts from friends, while downplaying messages from brands and media companies, even video posts.The Facebook CEO announced the changes on the social network on Thursday evening, and it... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook May Let Publishers Label Posts as Breaking News

Facebook confirmed that it is testing a way for publishers to add a "breaking news" label to their posts. The Next Web director of social media Matt Navarra shared a screenshot of the feature via tweet: NEW: Facebook working on a 'Breaking News' tag for news publishers Pages?... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Are Really Not Going to Like Facebook’s Latest News Feed Test

Publishers on Facebook who have complained for years about declining organic reach may look back in the near future and think of these times as the good old days. The social network confirmed that it is testing a division of its News Feed into two separate feeds--one containing posts from... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook and 10 Publishers Are Testing Subscriptions Within Instant Articles

The idea of subscriptions in Facebook's Instant Articles has been bandied about for quite some time, and an official test is finally underway. Head of news partnerships Campbell Brown, head of news product Alex Hardiman and product manager Sameera Salari announced in a Facebook Media blog post... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook tests a feature that provides info on article publishers

Facebook is still working out how to reduce the reach of fake news and misinformation on its site and today, it starts testing a new feature that sounds like it might be pretty useful. When an article link is shared in someone's News Feed, there will... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why publishers are testing an old Facebook tool originally designed for brands

Publishers are dusting off Facebook Shop, a tool first rolled out to brands, as they look to develop their affiliate commerce revenues. The post Why publishers are testing an old Facebook tool originally designed for brands appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hack: Publishers Game Facebook By Posting Pictures As 'Videos'

Credit: Illustration by Tam Nguyen/ Ad AgeIf you can't beat the system, game the system.Facebook has made it clear that it will prioritize and reward publishers who post video on the platform. But publishers lacking in video content need not wory, though: One new tactic involves posting static... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-07-08 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

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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