‘Social is a black hole’: Commerce-focused publishers have a Facebook problem

For publishers that are trying to drive revenue through commerce, figuring out where Facebook fits into their strategies has been a challenge. The post ‘Social is a black hole’: Commerce-focused publishers have a Facebook problem appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Publishing: To Stop Misinformation From Spreading, Journalists Shouldn’t Fall Down the Social Media Rabbit Hole

By this point, the phrase “fake news” has become as ubiquitous in newsrooms as “election night pizza.” It’s a term Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-19 07:00:42 UTC ]
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Facebook has 'black people problem,' ex-employee says

As Facebook defends its handling of Russian political interference, an ex-employee published another scathing critique of the company's culture. Facebook "has a black people problem," Mark S. Luckie wrote in a lengthy internal memo circulated earlier this month and made public on Facebook... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-11-28 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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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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Facebook will focus on friends over publishers in the News Feed

Facebook just announced that it will make sweeping changes to the News Feed, the primary place where users find content on the social network. Over the next few months, users will see "more from your friends, family and groups" and " less public cont... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Facebook’s focus on video, publishers hear less about Instant Articles

The platform said it's still committed to the fast-loading articles feature and is about to test new features to help publishers. The post With Facebook’s focus on video, publishers hear less about Instant Articles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook loses attention as publishers shift focus to other platforms

They're either spending less time on Facebook either in absolute or relative to time they’re spending on other platforms. The post Facebook loses attention as publishers shift focus to other platforms appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-09-29 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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Publisher trend inception: Facebook Live meets commerce strategies

Brit + Co and Mindbodygreen are seeing early success in using Facebook Live to drive people to pay for how-to courses. Brit + Co’s recent Facebook Live with a handlettering expert drove 180 pre-registrations for its class -- four times the usual average. Meanwhile, Mindbodygreen has been hosting... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Facebook turns fickle, publishers focus again on search

Don’t count out the power of the “What time does the Super Bowl” and other SEO tricks just yet. Facebook may have been all the rage these past few years, but now there's a renewed focus by publishers on Google search. Facebook has turned out to be a fickle partner, and Google's own shifting... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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360i’s Bryan Wiener: Publishers should focus on doing what Google and Facebook don’t do

360i chairman Bryan Wiener believes publishers shouldn't try to compete head on with Google and Facebook. Instead, they should see what opportunities there are to seize in a large, growing market that Google and Facebook aren't focused on. One place to start is by cleaning up their sites from... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Publishers Can Learn from the Rise and Fall of Social Gaming on Facebook

Ever since Facebook introduced its Instant Articles feature last year, publishers have been wondering how the move would play out.The lure is clear: Facebook provides exposure and traffic despite the fact that Instant Articles do not link to the publishers' sites. For Facebook, A-list content... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Changing Its News Feed Algorithm to Focus Less on Publishers' Content

Expect to see more pictures of your friends' pets and wedding announcements from extended family members in your Facebook news feed in the coming weeks. And expect to see less news. In yet another blow to publishers that have spent years building audiences to build traffic and revenue, the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Social Media Censorship in Bangladesh Hints at Long-Term Problems for Publishers

Two weeks have passed since the government in Bangladesh blocked access to Facebook, WhatsApp, Viber, and other social media sites. In Dhaka, some people have crowded into hotel lobbies to access private networks, while others are gaining access thro ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Facebook's Instant Articles, Publishers Contemplate a Social-First World

Reports from the last few weeks hinted it was coming, but the debut of Facebook's Instant Articles sent a shiver down plenty of publisher's spines this morning anyway. And why wouldn't they react in that fashion? One of their chief traffic drivers could suddenly siphon away audiences and ad... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn

A report from Axel Springer shows churn prevention is a higher priority this year while satisfaction with platform support has declined. The post ‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Sands Entertainment Focuses on Books, Comics for Black Families

Founded by Manuel Godoy and his wife, Geiszel Godoy, this startup publisher focused on releasing comics, chapter books, and picture books aimed at black parents and their children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-03 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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Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows

Facebook wants to own more of the shows it subsidizes for Facebook Watch, but publishers are not always willing to give those rights away. The post Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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