WPP returns to growth and Facebook News offers publishers ‘free money’: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. WPP returns to growth in third quarter WPP has reported a return to growth in its third quarter results this morning, beating analyst expectations. Organic growth was up by 0.7 percent, reports the Financial Times, whereas analysts had predicted a 0.6 percent decline. The company reported “significant” improvement in North America and China as well as net new business of $3.9 billion in the first nine months. However, the U.S. business remains the weakest part of the group, notes the FT, with organic revenue falling 3.5 percent. CEO Mark Read said in a statement: “WPP’s performance in the third quarter is another important step in the strategy we outlined in December 2018 to return the Company to sustainable growth in line with our peers in 2021.” Read cited “major wins” in the quarter including Mondelez and eBay, but also emphasized the importance of “growing and retaining longstanding clients,” such as the U.S. Marine Corps. Facebook offers publishers 'free money' in news debut  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to unveil Facebook News today at an event in New York City.  As Ad Age’s Garett Sloane reports, the service essentially “pays publishers to host their headlines... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-25 10:25:54 UTC ]
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Facebook News debuts with 'free money' for publishers

Facebook opened a news hub today, where it pays publishers to host their headlines and drive visitors to their websites as a way to make amends with the industry that has been battered by the rise of the social network and other platforms. CEO Mark Zuckerberg is due to host media partners at an... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Friday Wake-Up Call: Facebook Deals a Blow to Publishers, and Marriott Gets Punished For a Gaffe

GaffeChinese authorities are punishing a foreign brand -- Marriott International -- by shutting down its China website and app for a week. What happened?Marriott's wording on a customer survey upset the powers that be. In a user survey, the hotel chain "listed Tibet, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Zuckerberg faces Congress as Facebook prepares to debut news tab: Thursday Wake-Up Call

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The FBI’s unusual Facebook ads, and bad news on TV ratings: Thursday Wake-Up Call

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Facebook rolls out more ‘playful’ ad formats: Friday Wake-Up Call

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Cannes Lions’ last day (phew). Plus, Facebook’s familiar-looking new logo: Friday Wake-Up Call

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call: Gawker's rebirth, Facebook's new video series and other news

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Friday Wake-Up Call: Trump's 2016 ad strategy reportedly impressed Facebook

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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

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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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Your Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Amazon Feels the Love. And Facebook Just Gave Publishers the Jitters

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Obama tried to give Mark Zuckerberg a wake-up call over fake news on Facebook

Nine days after Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg dismissed as "crazy" the idea that fake news on his company's social network played a key role in the U.S.’s November election, then-President Obama pulled aside the youthful tech billionaire and delivered what he hoped would be a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

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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 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

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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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TikTok is banning political ads, Taboola buys Outbrain, plus the latest from the ANAs : Friday Wake-Up Call

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