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 Extended Its Ad Breaks Video Monetization Options to More Languages and Countries

Facebook announced Monday that its Ad Breaks <span aria-describedby="tt" class="glossaryLink " data-cmtooltip=" Monetization Monetization is utilizing existing website traffic or app users to produce revenue, often via ads or affiliate links. Influencers monetize their social media profiles... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-09-24 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 rolls out system to include news publishers in its controversial Ad Archive

Facebook is moving forward with its controversial Ad Archive with a new system that will decide whether to include individual publishers in the archive. The post Facebook rolls out system to include news publishers in its controversial Ad Archive appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twitter tweaks Facebook with new issue ads policy that exempts publishers

The policy requires advertisers to get certified to run ads that refer to an election or candidate, or advocate for big issues including abortion, civil rights and guns. The post Twitter tweaks Facebook with new issue ads policy that exempts publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is playing nicer with publishers by easing up on ad and content restrictions

Facebook Watch is still no jackpot. But Facebook is letting more publishers sell their own ad inventory and has warmed up to non-exclusive content. The post Facebook is playing nicer with publishers by easing up on ad and content restrictions appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vote Leave's targeted Brexit ads released by Facebook

The social media ads that helped Vote Leave win the EU referendum are published in full for the first time. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Snapchat opens a private marketplace for brands to buy ads in Discover shows

Snapchat has developed a private marketplace for advertisers that could help publishers on the platform sell commercials directly to brands and raise the value of the ad inventory.On Wednesday, Snapchat said advertisers are now able to book ad space in specific shows and channels created by... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Wake-Up Call: Trump's 2016 ad strategy reportedly impressed Facebook

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: Chance the Rapper is also a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-20 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 pulls Walmart and P&G ads for lacking 'political' labeling

UPDATE: After this article was published, Facebook reversed its decision that the Walmart ad was political and required a "paid for by" disclosure. "The aim of this policy and authorization process is increased authenticity for political ads on Facebook," a spokeswoman said in an email. "It... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook tweaks political ads policy, but not enough to satisfy irate publishers

Facebook is standing by its policy to include news publishers’ promoted stories in a political ad archive, disappointing publishers. The post Facebook tweaks political ads policy, but not enough to satisfy irate publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-28 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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How France’s top Facebook publisher Chefclub is growing commerce

“We’d rather keep ad-free content that promotes Chefclub products at the end rather than inserting the content with a Facebook ad. That’s much healthier.” The post How France’s top Facebook publisher Chefclub is growing commerce appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook, New York Times Execs Get Into Heated Debate Over Ad Policy

Campbell Brown, head of global news partnerships at Facebook, said publishers have "welcomed" the company's approach to including them in their political ads policy. Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times, called bullshit. Brown and Thompson were discussing the findings in the 2018 Reuters... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Won’t Exclude News Publishers From Its Political Ads Policy

Facebook head of global news partnerships Campbell Brown explained in a blog post why news publishers will not be exempted from the social network's recent introduced policy on political ads. Facebook announced last month that all election-related and issue ads in the U.S. on both Facebook and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook won't exempt publishers from new political ad policy

If publishers think Facebook would give them an exemption from its new political ad disclosure policy, they have another thing coming. The social network's Campbell Brown has rejected calls for publisher exemptions to the "paid for" label in a blog... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers

The Financial Times and New York Media suspended their paid media on Facebook over concerns about how news publishers are treated under its new ad policy. The post Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Kiplinger uses Facebook ads to grow its newsletters

The personal finance publisher has used the platform to get newsletter subscribers. The post How Kiplinger uses Facebook ads to grow its newsletters appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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