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 Drives Massive New Surge Of Traffic To Publishers

Facebook has sent unprecedented levels of traffic to publishers across the internet in recent months, a dramatic and unexpected increase affecting a large range of sites serving a wide variety of content. According to data from the BuzzFeed Networ ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-11-21 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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Coronavirus Coverage Is Driving Massive Traffic to Publishers, Vendors Say

As an ever-increasing portion of the global population finds themselves confined to their homes this week, coronavirus-related coverage is driving major surges in web traffic to publishers, and not just those that specialize in hard news, multiple vendors are reporting this week. The analytics... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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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

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-12-10 17:16:21 UTC ]
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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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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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Twitter looks to woo smaller, Facebook-frustrated publishers with new site

Twitter will launch a site to help smaller publishers use its platform through how-to guides and case studies from larger publishers it works with directly. The post Twitter looks to woo smaller, Facebook-frustrated publishers with new site appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-24 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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‘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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Best of the week: Publishers press Facebook to drive paid subscriptions

This week's top stories covered Facebook’s moves to benefit content creators, publishers’ distributed media endeavors and more. The post Best of the week: Publishers press Facebook to drive paid subscriptions appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are using Facebook video to drive commerce revenue

Facebook’s embrace of video hasn’t done much good for publishers' balance sheets, so some have looked to make it a commerce driver. The post Publishers are using Facebook video to drive commerce revenue appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-05-15 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

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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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Facebook drives up to 7 times more traffic than Twitter. Get to know your social audience

Social media, once considered the side door to a publisher's site, is rapidly becoming the primary entry point for new readers. These readers move in and out of content differently than traditional web site visitors. Social visitors are new, they’re likely to stay that way, and even if they... Continue reading at Digiday

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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

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How Hearst learned to play with emotions to drive Facebook traffic game

The publisher, which has seen its Facebook traffic grow more than 500 percent in the past year, shares the secrets to its success. The post How Hearst learned to play with emotions to drive Facebook traffic game appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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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

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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

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