Seeing More Politics in Your News Feed? Facebook Boosts Partisan Sites

Facebook has helped catapult sites like BuzzFeed and Upworthy into social stardom, boosting the visibility of media content on the News Feeds of millions of users and generating a deluge of traffic. But in this rising tide, some publishers have seen ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook to End News Feed Experiment in 6 Countries That Magnified Fake News

A booth at Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. The social network is stopping the experiment known as Explore, which separates news publishers from its main site. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research poll: Apple News dominates publisher focus after Facebook’s news feed changes

Digiday's online poll of publisher executives found that they believe Apple News should be their priority following Facebook's algorithm change. The post Digiday Research poll: Apple News dominates publisher focus after Facebook’s news feed changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-28 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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Facebook's News Feed Update Isn't Good News For Publishers—But It May Be For You

Would you rather get your news directly from publishers or from your Facebook friends?If you've been feeling like Facebook is clogging up your News Feed with too many dispiriting news stories and not enough cute baby pictures, this one's for you: The social network is tweaking its algorithm yet... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s Latest News Feed Change Sounds Like Bad News for Publishers

The modified algorithm will place higher value on posts by friends, family, and colleagues — at the expense of media brands. The post Facebook’s Latest News Feed Change Sounds Like Bad News for Publishers appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook exempts news publishers from its archive on political ads

Facebook says it will stop including some publishers' advertising in its political ad archive following months of criticism from news organizations.Next year the social media giant will no longer require publishers who want to buy ads boosting exposure to their articles on politics to go through... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Continuing charm offensive, Facebook creates tool to boost news publishers’ reach on the platform

Facebook has been testing a tool with five publishers including BuzzFeed to help them improve their reach on the platform. The post Continuing charm offensive, Facebook creates tool to boost news publishers’ reach on the platform appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook creates Orwellian headache as news is labelled politics

Archive of political content becomes batleground between publishers and platformsGeorge Orwell wrote in his essay Politics and the English Language: “In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics’. All issues are political issues.” When Facebook constructed a new archive of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-24 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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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 says its free news feed is helping journalism

Company tells Australian regulator that news makes up just 5% of content shared, and downplays its collection and use of people’s data• Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon Facebook has told the Australian competition regulator that news makes up just 5% of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facing a trust crisis, Facebook offers up even more context about news feed publishers

Facebook has been making attempts to restore people’s trust in what they come across in their news feeds. In the latest example, the company is rolling out new features that aim to give users more information about the publishers and stories they read. Originally conducted as a test last year,... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Facebook news-feed changes, publishers look hopefully to Pinterest

Pinterest represented nearly 8 percent of publishers’ social traffic in the second half of 2017, nearly doubling year over year, according to Shareaholic. The post After Facebook news-feed changes, publishers look hopefully to Pinterest appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: European publishers grapple with Facebook’s news feed changes

Digiday surveyed European publishers about their strategies for countering changes to Facebook's news feed algorithm. The post Digiday Research: European publishers grapple with Facebook’s news feed changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collateral damage from Facebook’s news-feed changes begins to pile up

Facebook's latest news-feed change could affect the cottage industry that has sprung up to help feed viral publishers. The post Collateral damage from Facebook’s news-feed changes begins to pile up appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook news feed changes 'decimated' publisher

The publisher of Little Things blames Facebook's algorithm changes for the lifestyle website's closure. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LittleThings shuts down, a casualty of Facebook news feed change

LittleThings was more heavily dependent on Facebook than most publishers, making it especially vulnerable to the platform's recent news feed change. The post LittleThings shuts down, a casualty of Facebook news feed change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-28 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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News UK to advertisers: Run your Facebook ads on our sites

"Facebook is aggressively turning the dial against [brands and publishers]." The post News UK to advertisers: Run your Facebook ads on our sites appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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