Facebook Withdrawal: Viral Publishers See Traffic Plunge

Publishers that rely on Facebook to drive large portions of their traffic are at constant risk of having the rug pulled out from under their feet. A recent algorithm tweak may have done just that. The post Facebook Withdrawal: Viral Publishers See Traffic Plunge appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2014-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic

Even with publishers grousing about Facebook's shortcomings as a source of revenue and organic traffic, publishers are putting a lot more resources into dark posts, according to Keywee data. The post Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic appeared first... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Ups and Downs, Facebook Referral Traffic to Publishers Stabilizes

Late last year, Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, told any news publisher who would listen that publishers should Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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After ups and downs, Facebook referral traffic to publishers stablizes

Late last year, Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, told any news publisher who would listen that publishers should not rely on Facebook to play a major role in their business plans or strategies. Yet for most of this year, Facebook has acted as one of the most predictable... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-12-10 05:01:35 UTC ]
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Viral publisher First Media joins Snapchat with repurposed Facebook video

First Media decided to join Snapchat after the platform no longer required publishers to share only exclusive content. The post Viral publisher First Media joins Snapchat with repurposed Facebook video appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unilad: Facebook viral publisher goes into administration

Hundreds of jobs at risk with parent company owing £6m and administration loomingUnilad, one of the biggest publishers on Facebook, has gone into administration, putting hundreds of jobs at risk and casting doubt on whether outlets that rely on the social media platform for distribution can... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Are Seeing Traffic From More Than Just Facebook and Google

For publishers, the past two years were a lesson in chasing traffic and finding the true value of an audience. Some have shut down and others have undergone layoffs. The ever-growing threat of a simple algorithm change continues to loom over publishers, but Parse.ly's latest traffic report has a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the post-Facebook era, publishers see increase in direct traffic

Chartbeat is publishing new data today that shows that more mobile readers are coming to publishers’ sites and apps directly than from social. The post In the post-Facebook era, publishers see increase in direct traffic appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viral publishers see sharp engagement drops on Facebook

In some cases, interactions dropped by more than 50 percent month over month. The post Viral publishers see sharp engagement drops on Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As promised, Facebook traffic to news publishers declines again, post news-feed change

Traffic to news publishers has dipped again since Facebook said it would prioritize users' posts in the news feed, according to multiple data sources. The post As promised, Facebook traffic to news publishers declines again, post news-feed change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How One Publisher Is Using Data to Make Insanely Viral Facebook Videos for Millennial Moms

This spring, Blossom posted a Facebook video that began with an image of women's underwear and featured seven tidy hacks for organizing your clothes. The post racked up a staggering 382 million views and nearly 12 million shares, making it the most viral video in Facebook history, according to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘There’s nothing to be ashamed about’: How publishers approach buying traffic through Facebook

Publishers said they buy traffic through Facebook to fill insertion orders, promote new products and make money through arbitrage. The post ‘There’s nothing to be ashamed about’: How publishers approach buying traffic through Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How one viral publisher uses Facebook groups to grow big numbers

Crowdsourced news site Blasting News has built big numbers by paying 1,000 Facebook closed-group owners to distribute content within their groups. The post How one viral publisher uses Facebook groups to grow big numbers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Now Facebook Says It Gave Some Publishers Bad Traffic Numbers on Instant Articles

Facebook has reported yet another glitch in the data it gives publishers and marketers to understand their activity on the social network.This time Facebook found a problem that gave some publishers inaccurate traffic numbers, underestimating iPhone audiences on certain posts, according to a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uh-oh, some publishers see a drop in Facebook traffic

Some social-centric publishers saw double-digit drops in their Facebook referral traffic last month, with some suspecting that this is the flip side of Facebook's pushing Instant Articles (and video) into people’s news feeds. Those initiatives are designed to keep people in Facebook's app, but... Continue reading at Digiday

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Is Facebook Driving Less Traffic to Publishers’ Sites?

Facebook might be sending less traffic to publishers’ websites now than it did in January, or more traffic, or the same amount of traffic. It depends on who you ask.   In recent years publishers have increasingly relied on Faceboo ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's Traffic to Top Publishers Fell 32 Percent Since January

While Facebook makes headlines for cooking up new initiatives with publishers, the actual traffic it’s sending those publishers has fallen sharply.   Referral traffic (desktop + mobile) to the top 30 Facebook publishers (as defined by ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Unilad became a viral Facebook publisher for British bros through video

With a mix both funny and serious videos and a Facebook-first approach, Unilad has amassed 6.7 million fans on the social network. Its strategy is reminiscent of competitors like Lad Bible, with its own bro-focus and reliance on fans to create and promote video -- but Unilad has also been... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Algorithm Tweaks Hurt Viral Sites More Than Other Publishers

Publishers are claiming that content they share on Facebook pages isn't reaching as many readers as it used to. Adweek reached out to comScore to find out how referral traffic through Facebook has changed from Nov. 2013 to Feb. 2014 for several top properties. For reference, we also tracked the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2014-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Facebook Tweak Gives Publishers a Traffic Boost

Facebook has altered its newsfeed algorithm, which is turning out to be great news for online publishers. Major sites say the social network has driven more referrals in the past month than ever before.The post A Facebook Tweak Gives Publishers a Traffic Boost appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2013-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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