What Has the Facebook Journalism Project Accomplished in Its First Six Months?

Facebook introduced its Facebook Journalism Project in January, and Thursday, head of news partnerships Campbell Brown and vice president of product Fidji Simo provided an update of its progress at the six-month mark. Brown and Simo said Facebook has met with 2,600 publishers globally since launching Facebook Journalism Project. Facebook added call-to-action buttons to its... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reuters, Facebook Journalism Project Create E-Learning Course on Deepfakes

Multimedia news publisher Reuters teamed up with the Facebook Journalism Project on an e-learning course aimed at helping newsrooms more easily detect deepfakes and manipulated media. Identifying and Tackling Manipulated Media contains tips on identifying and rejecting manipulated video, images... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-12-17 19:35:26 UTC ]
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One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers

Publishers give Facebook credit for listening to them, but those that are looking for tangible, meaningful benefits say the initiative hasn’t delivered. The post One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spare Zoom Project racks up 300 introductions within three months

The Spare Zoom Project, the online adaptation of The Spare Room Project supporting book trade interns and job applicants from outside London, has made 320 introductions between jobseekers and publishing trade professionals since it launched in mid-November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Facebook Reaches Deal With Wall Street Journal Publisher, Others for News Section

News Corp has reached a deal to let Facebook Inc. feature headlines from The Wall Street Journal and other Dow Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts in 6 months

Facebook removed more than three billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the social networking company said Thursday. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-05-23 16:32:45 UTC ]
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Facebook removed over 1.5 billion fake accounts in the last six months

It's been less than a day since the New York Times published a brutal report about the state of affairs at Facebook, including a deep look at the company's failure to properly identify and deal with fake news and Russian interference. The company alr... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook carried ads from mysterious pro-Brexit group for months

While Facebook might be making strides in clamping down on fake news and shady political ads, there appear to have been holes in its strategy. The UK's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee has published data showing that Facebook carried ads... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sports publisher theScore’s Facebook Messenger bot has 500,000 monthly users

The publisher formed a six-person emerging platforms team to experiment with new products and features. The post Sports publisher theScore’s Facebook Messenger bot has 500,000 monthly users appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-19 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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Fox News and the New York Times led Facebook engagement last month

With Facebook and Google controlling the vast majority of digital ad revenue, all industry eyes are on which media companies perform best on those platforms. For Facebook, the rankings are always a yo-yo, with publishers’ engagement waxing and waning along with the frenetic news cycle and... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal Are Coming Together to Fight Facebook and Google

As publishers continue to give Facebook and Google more ad dollars and control over distribution, a group of outlets including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Washington Post, Tronc and smaller newspapers are banding together. The News Media Alliance--a trade organization that... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Says Its Network Now Serves Ads to Washington Post, Rolling Stone and 1 Billion People a Month

Facebook is bringing new publishers into its ad network, including Washington Post, Wenner Media and Univision, and the social network now claims to reach a billion people a month outside its own walls.On Thursday, Facebook announced the updated roster to Audience Network, which has become its... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Aims to Promote Better Journalism, Fight Hoaxes and Work With Local News Outlets

In a blog post on Wednesday, Facebook laid out a fairly elaborate plan to promote better media reporting and consumption. Called the Facebook Journalism Project, it includes a local news initiative, new storytelling formats and fighting hoaxes, among other items. With the current debate about... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two months in: Four things NPR has learned using Facebook Live

NPR is producing several live Facebook videos per day. It has a team of 12 overseeing the effort, with some working full-time on Facebook Live. Since going “all out” in May, the publisher has confirmed a few key things: have a real reason to go live; there is an appetite for news and explainer... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One month in: What CNN has learned from Facebook Messenger bots

For CNN, messaging apps represent as big an opportunity as mobile has for publishers with ambitious international ambition. The publisher was one of the first to set up a Facebook Messenger chatbot last month, and it's already learned a lot. People are spending an average of two minutes with the... Continue reading at Digiday

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The Wall Street Journal's Social Vendor Says Facebook Is Not Suppressing Conservative News

Facebook's main news section, called Trending, has never been so buzzy thanks to a political web it allegedly weaved itself, with many critics crawling to the surface in the last five days.  The digital giant has been bashed by right-wing pundits and other media watchers since Gizmodo... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Business Insider joins 1 billion monthly Facebook video views club

Business Insider says it did 1 billion views on Facebook in March. The milestone comes just eight months after the company started publishing videos directly to the social network. The focus on social distribution has also driven a more “nuanced” approach to how Business Insider staffs its video... Continue reading at Digiday

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Google’s Answer to Facebook Instant Articles — The AMP Project — is Coming Early Next Year

Google introduced its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) program to allow publishers and advertisers to create good-looking mobile content that loads very quickly.   The company launched the program in early October with a select set of pa ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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This Infographic Shows Facebook's Biggest Topics Last Month

On Aug. 24, when Facebook drew 1 billion users on a single day for the first time, the social network's impact on the world of conversation only became more obvious. But what exactly are people using the platform to talk about? To inform our readers, we've started working with Facebook to... Continue reading at AdWeek

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