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 prominent publishers, as well as smaller newspapers--nearly 2,000... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here Are Some More Details on Facebook’s Upcoming Subscription-Based News Product

More details emerged Thursday on the subscription-based news product announced by Facebook head of news partnerships Campbell Brown earlier this month. Brown said at the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit in New York earlier this month that the social network would begin testing a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-07-28 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 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

[ AdWeek | 2018-12-07 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 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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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

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook claims subscription test results are ‘promising’ so far, though still small

The platform said that people were 17 percent more likely to subscribe through Instant Articles versus publishers’ standard mobile web links. The post Facebook claims subscription test results are ‘promising’ so far, though still small appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-27 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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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 to start ranking news sources on trustworthiness

Facebook Inc., which is cutting the amount of news in its news feed, will prioritize information from the publishers that remain on the social network based on how trustworthy they are, the company said. Trustworthiness is based on a recent survey of U.S. Facebook users that gauged their... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-01-11 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 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 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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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 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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News Corp. in Advanced Talks With Facebook on Subscriptions

News Corp., publisher of the Wall Street Journal and the Times of London, is holding "very advanced" discussions with Facebook about subscriptions to its content online, CEO Officer Robert Thomson said."I've been talking with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, exchanging thoughts, on how important it... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-06-22 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

[ Engadget | 2016-06-08 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

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