Facebook offers (some) clarification about newsfeed changes amid panic from page owners

Changes to the Facebook newsfeed are generally somewhat controversial, not least because many people wish Facebook would just stop buggering around and leave things as they are for a while. But the latest change that's being tested has some people -- page owners and publishers in particular -- worried. Facebook is testing splitting the newsfeed in two: one half for posts from friends, and the other half from pages. There is an exception, however: promoted posts from pages can appear in the personal newsfeed. This has caused concern because smaller publishers and business fear their posts will disappear and not be… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booktopia Facebook page erased in Australian news dispute

Australia's largest online book retailer Booktopia has had its Facebook page's contents erased following a row between the country's government and the social media giant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-17 21:21:39 UTC ]
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Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury

One juror for the 2020 Young Writer of the Year award says she hopes 'we won’t see a rash of virus or pandemic stories.' The post Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-18 12:37:26 UTC ]
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Christian Retailers Offer a Status Update Amid Covid-19

The Christian Retail Association surveyed over 220 independent Christian bookstores to see how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted them, offering an idea of the number of store closures, furloughs, layoffs, and ways retailers are coping. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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More Than 50 AAP Reporters Likely to be Offered Jobs at News Corp and Nine Amid Closure

More than 50 Australian Associated Press journalists are likely to be offered jobs at News Corp Australia and Nine Entertainment as the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-03-04 19:15:48 UTC ]
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More than 50 AAP reporters likely to be offered jobs at News Corp and Nine amid closure

Around 200 journalists are set to be made redundant by the shock closure, which will hit the industry hardMore than 50 Australian Associated Press journalists are likely to be offered jobs at News Corp Australia and Nine Entertainment as the two media giants look to boost staff ranks after... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-04 09:33:19 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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Change UK pays for Facebook ad blitz amid dismal EU poll ratings

Party is comfortably biggest spender on online election ads, as other parties hold backChange UK has run a last-minute Facebook advertising campaign to try to shore up its support amid dismal poll ratings for the European elections, but most other parties have mostly avoided large spending on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-23 05:00:40 UTC ]
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'Resign from Facebook': experts offer Mark Zuckerberg advice for 2019

The CEO sets himself a personal challenge every new year. But after a bruising 12 months, what should he do next? When Mark Zuckerberg began his annual “personal challenges” in 2009, he set the bar pretty low: he dressed like an adult every day for a year. Subsequent challenges were squarely in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s and Google’s subscription tools offer publishers modest improvements

The subscription lift has been modest, and the tools can be cumbersome to implement, limiting their impact, publishers say. The post Facebook’s and Google’s subscription tools offer publishers modest improvements appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook purged over 800 accounts and pages pushing political messages for profit

Facebook said Thursday that it has purged more than 800 U.S publishers and accounts for flooding users with politically oriented content that violated the company's spam policies, a move that could reignite accusations of political censorship. The accounts and pages, with names like Reasonable... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's new offer to advertisers: Safe videos at lower prices

Facebook is giving brands assurances that their commercials will only run in a thoroughly vetted video environment as part of a new program that focuses on premium content. The new ad offering is also coming down in price since Facebook first started testing the program earlier this... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Started Indexing News Pages to Determine Which Publishers Belong in Its Ad Archive

Facebook announced that it has begun the process of indexing news pages in order to determine which publishers should be included in the Ad Archive that it introduced in June. The Ad Archive, which is available globally, gives people the ability to search for ads related to politics or issues of... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s how many Facebook ads some publishers are running on their main pages

After a change Facebook made June 28, you can now see how much publishers advertise on the platform. The post Here’s how many Facebook ads some publishers are running on their main pages appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook finally explains why it bans some content, in 27 pages

Among the most challenging issues for Facebook is its role as the policeman for the free expression of its two 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 the... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2018-04-24 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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Facing a trust crisis, Facebook offers up even more context about news feed publishers

Facebook has been making attempts to restore people’s trust in what they come across in their news feeds. In the latest example, the company is rolling out new features that aim to give users more information about the publishers and stories they read. Originally conducted as a test last year,... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weather Co. goes all-in on 'Taboola Feed,' a Facebook Newsfeed clone

IBM-owned The Weather Company says it's going all-in on Taboola Feed, which mimics the look and feel of Facebook's News Feed, the publication said Thursday, making it perhaps the largest publisher to adopt the format.Like Facebook's News Feed, Taboola Feed is an infinite scroll that surfaces... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst's Troy Young on Publishing Amid Chaos: 'Facebook Doesn't Owe Me Anything'

Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on Stitcher, Google Play and iHeartRadio too. This is our RSS feed. Tell a friend!It's been five years since Troy Young came to Hearst to build out the magazine company's digital division. Today as the global president of digital for... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s Latest Video Changes Favor Longer Shows and Larger Pages

Facebook Thursday announced a change to its News Feed ranking that will benefit pages that post videos with strong repeat viewership, as well as some new ways for larger publishers to monetize their videos. In a blog post, product management director Maria Angelidou-Smith and product manager... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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