Facebook Is Testing a Separate Destination for Local News in Its Mobile Apps

Facebook began testing a feature aimed at providing a destination for local news, in addition to content that can already be found on News Feed and on publishers' pages. Mobile users in six cities--Billings, Mont.; Binghamton, N.Y.; Little Rock, Ark.; New Orleans; Olympia, Wash.; and Peoria, Ill.--may start seeing alerts guiding them to the feature,... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Facebook is the best app for news': Publishers are still way behind in mobile

Publishers are not doing enough to adapt to the mobile era. The biggest mistake, Breaking News gm Cory Bergman says, is not investing enough in mobile talent -- and not allowing for the inevitable mistakes in trying to figure out what works. Instead, there's a propensity for publishers to... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook reportedly testing Twitter-like breaking news app

App that would allow publishers to highlight and push news events to Facebook users is said to be in alpha-stage testingFacebook could be preparing to take on Twitter at its own game, with a standalone news application for mobile phones.The product, which is reportedly in “alpha” stage testing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Working on a Twitter-Like App That Lets Publishers Send Mobile Breaking News Alerts to the Masses

Facebook is working on a stand-alone mobile news application that seems to be part of its Facebook for Business initiative.   This product, which sounds similar to Twitter, seems to be different from Facebook for Work, an initiative that wa ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Testing Subscriptions on Its Facebook Watch Video Destination

Facebook will begin testing subscriptions on its Facebook Watch video destination in the U.S., with initial publishing partners BritBoxTV, CollegeHumor Dropout, MotorTrend On Demand and Tastemade Plus. The social network would not provide details on payments by publishers or on subscription... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-08-08 18:05:58 UTC ]
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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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Facebook to Help Mobile Apps Auction Off Their Ads Using Facebook Data

For years Facebook has considered itself a mobile-first company, so it's perhaps not surprising that the company's first attempt to automate the sale of ads running outside of Facebook will be limited to mobile.Mobile app publishers can now sell their in-app display and video ad inventory... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is funding more programs catering to local news publishers

Facebook announced over $30 million in grants to organizations trying to help local news publishers. The post Facebook is funding more programs catering to local news publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-01-15 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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Facebook embraces the mobile app version of header bidding

Facebook, looking to grow its ad business outside its own apps, has struck partnerships that enable it to plug into ad auctions run by ad exchanges like MoPubowned by TwitterFyber and Max. Facebook can now also work directly with publishers like Rovio, Talefun and GameInsight, which manage their... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-06 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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Facebook Is Helping Local News Publishers Get More Digital Subscribers

Facebook is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to supporting local news publishers, putting $3 million toward helping some of them boost their digital subscription totals. Head of news partnerships Campbell Brown announced in a blog post that the Facebook Journalism Project... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook program aims to boost local news subscriptions

Just because Facebook is downplaying publishers in your News Feed doesn't mean it's uninterested in giving media outlets a helping hand. The social network's Journalism Project is launching a Local News Subscriptions Accelerator that will help "metro... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook will prioritize local stories in your News Feed

You may start seeing more posts from local publishers popping up in your News Feed. Facebook announced today that it will begin prioritizing local news, bumping it up higher in your feed if you follow a local publisher's Page or if a friend shares a... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-01-30 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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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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Just how partisan is Facebook's fake news? We tested it

It was only a few minutes after my imaginary Trump supporter “Todd White” began exploring Facebook that he learned filmmaker Michael Moore was staging a coup d’etat against president-elect Donald Trump. Todd also learned that Trump won the popular vote. And that there were people paid to protest... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2017-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Says It Will Start Testing a Subscription-Based News Product in October

A paywall is coming to Facebook, much to the delight of publishers. Head of news partnerships Campbell Brown made the announcement at the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit in New York Tuesday, as reported by Leon Lazaroff of TheStreet. Her announcement comes just over one week after several... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Aims to Promote Better Journalism, Fight Hoaxes and Work With Local News Outlets

In a blog post on Wednesday, Facebook laid out a fairly elaborate plan to promote better media reporting and consumption. Called the Facebook Journalism Project, it includes a local news initiative, new storytelling formats and fighting hoaxes, among other items. With the current debate about... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook tests News Feed-only posts that avoid your Timeline

Being able to hide a Facebook update after it posts isn't entirely new, but the social network is testing a way to let users keep things from ever hitting their Timeline. A "Hide From Your Timeline" checkbox will allow you to only publish something i... Continue reading at Engadget

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