The winners and losers of Facebook’s news feed change

With its latest algorithm tweak, Facebook said it will favor posts from friends and families over publishers. That's generally bad for publishers, which have been increasingly building their distribution strategies around the social behemoth. Within them, the ones with the most shareable content and those that have mastered video will likely fare the best. But the changes suggest that plain-vanilla news content and medium-sized publishers that are heavily dependent on Facebook for audience will be on the losing side. The post The winners and losers of Facebook’s news feed change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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‘There’s an awful lot of showmanship’: Confessions of a publishing consultant on Facebook’s news feed changes

"Publishers want to scare Facebook because there have been so many different gripes." The post ‘There’s an awful lot of showmanship’: Confessions of a publishing consultant on Facebook’s news feed changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Publishers eye push notifications in aftermath of Facebook news feed changes

Push notifications have gotten more sophisticated as publishers try to build deeper direct connections with readers. The post Publishers eye push notifications in aftermath of Facebook news feed changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook news feed changes shift publisher audience development priorities

Now that Facebook is all but turning off publishers’ reach in the news feed, audience engagement pros feel vindication but also face new pressures. The post Facebook news feed changes shift publisher audience development priorities appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook news-feed changes will cut into publishers’ branded-content revenue

Publishers were able to make decent money on Facebook by making and selling custom videos for advertisers, but that could soon change. The post Facebook news-feed changes will cut into publishers’ branded-content revenue appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook touts small biz benefits as News Feed changes spark fear

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Facebook’s news feed change won’t help social media addiction | Eleni Stefanou

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Publishers, already shifting dependence from Facebook, are expected to accelerate that in wake of news feed change

Before Facebook announced its news feed changes, many publishers were working to minimize their dependence on the platform's referral traffic. The post Publishers, already shifting dependence from Facebook, are expected to accelerate that in wake of news feed change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Publishers had plenty of warning that the Great Facebook News Feed Purge was coming. That doesn’t make it any less painful for many. The post ‘They’re saying, “F publishers”’: Media winners and losers of Facebook’s feed purge appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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‘We’re losing hope’: Facebook tells publishers big change is coming to News Feed

Publishers that have been briefed by Facebook believe this latest move would be a dramatic step in the direction of reducing publishers’ presence in the news feed. The post ‘We’re losing hope’: Facebook tells publishers big change is coming to News Feed appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook shares tumble after changes to its News Feed that could shrink ad revenue

Facebook shares were down more than 4% early Friday to $180.10 after the social network announced it was making major changes to its signature News Feed. Facebook said it would begin prioritizing posts from users’ friends and families that spark the most interaction over posts from brands and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Facebook Is Guiding Publishers Through the Rough Waters of Recent News Feed Changes

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