Facebook to Test New E-Commerce Marketplace, Shoppable Ads

Facebook is looking to sell retailers on selling more products through Facebook.After rolling out its "buy" button and adding e-commerce shops to companies' Facebook pages, the social network plans to start testing two new ways for merchants to market their wares on the social network, including a new Amazon-lite shopping marketplace for mobile and more shoppable mobile ads.Facebook's rationale for building more e-commerce features into its social network is much the same as its rationale for hosting publishers' articles on its social network: Those experiences on smartphones currently aren't very good, and Facebook -- which famously pivoted to mobile in 2012 -- thinks it can do it better. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Testing Mid-Roll Video Ads in Facebook Live

Facebook has started running tests of mid-roll video ads inside live video broadcasts from top publishing partners, the company confirmed Monday.These are Facebook's first ads that get served directly inside videos on the social network. "We're running a small test where a group of publishers... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-08-02 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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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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Facebook Is Testing Out Mid-Roll Ads to Further Boost Its Video Revenues

Look out, YouTube. Facebook is trialing mid-roll ads for videos that are viewed for at least 20 seconds, according to a report today by Recode, which cited unnamed industry sources. The digital giant declined to comment on the report.  Simply put, Facebook wants to generate cash from the clips... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Testing Mobile Ad Network

Facebook is testing mobile ads that appear on apps other than its own, the company said. In a post today, Facebook says the test is for a mobile ad network it is creating. It marks an important step for the social network, showing its sponsored content outside its own properties is key to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2014-01-22 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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ProPublica’s Facebook-Monitoring Political Ad Tool (Which Facebook Fought) is Alive Again with a New Home at the Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is the new home to the Facebook Political Ad Collector, a browser extension that ProPublica built and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-07 18:45:03 UTC ]
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News groups ask Facebook to stop treating media ads like political ads

News organizations want Facebook to stop treating them like political and issues-based advertisers, claiming that the social network's new rules could negatively impact how the public views journalism.On Monday, media advocacy groups addressed a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg requesting that... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Audience Network Added Auction Bidding for In-App Ads

Brands can now bid in auctions for in-application advertising on Facebook Audience Network. The social network opened up header bidding via Facebook Audience Network last March, and head of publisher solutions partnerships Vijay Balan said in a blog post that publishers have seen "significant... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Another Swipe at Google, Facebook's Mobile Ad Network Gets Into Desktop, Offers More Video Ads

Video has become the content and advertising format of the year, with publishers, advertisers and social platforms all publicly pronouncing its importance.Facebook, of course, has become one of video's most vocal cheerleaders. It's rolled out a number of video products, for both advertisers and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-05-16 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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When an ad is not an ad on Facebook

Publishers have been exploiting a Facebook loophole with their native ads, making them alluring ad buys in light of decreased Facebook reach for brands. The post When an ad is not an ad on Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2014-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Reveals Ad Plans For Instagram, While Twitter Says Vine Will Stay Ad-Free

Four months after introducing video, Instagram took the natural next step today, telling its over 150 million users their streams would soon include ads too.The company, acquired by Facebook for $736 million in 2012, announced the development in a short blog post it published Thursday afternoon.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2013-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NewFronts Now: Day 2 showcases new generations and shoppable ads

Welcome to Ad Age’s special-edition NewFronts Now newsletter. Check your inbox daily for a roundup of the biggest news, trends, insights and takeaways from IAB’s Digital Content NewFronts. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for NewFronts Now.  And... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-06-23 20:11:12 UTC ]
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Is the Facebook Ad Boycott an Opportunity for Publishers?

In less than one week, a campaign by a coalition of civil rights groups aimed at encouraging businesses to pause advertising on Facebook's platforms has already achieved some tangible results. Last Thursday, the digital ad agency 360i, a Dentsu Group subsidiary whose clients include Burberry,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-23 18:20:35 UTC ]
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Facebook's Ads Libraries isn't enough to keep NZ election clean

OPINION: Does seeing ad spend and number of advertisements really tell us that much? Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2020-02-07 16:00:00 UTC ]
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The FBI’s unusual Facebook ads, and bad news on TV ratings: Thursday 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 daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. The FBI’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-03 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook rolls out more ‘playful’ ad formats: 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 daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Facebook’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-20 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook rolls out high-tech ad registry with a low-tech twist

Facebook is rolling out its Canadian political ad registry today with a low-tech twist — a bid to prevent people based outside of Canada from running ads in the upcoming federal election. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-06-10 08:00:00 UTC ]
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