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Big Data, Platforms&Software

Facebook Is Increasing Its Investment in Local Journalism

January 15, 2019

Via: Adweek

Facebook is expanding its investment in local journalism, setting aside millions of dollars to support “news programs, partnerships and content,” according to Campbell Brown, the company’s vp, global news partnerships. The money will include a $5 million endowment (matched by […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

Here Are the Best Ways to Market Movies via Facebook and Instagram

December 26, 2018

Via: Adweek

While the idea of spontaneously seeing a film may seem whimsical, it’s not happening too often, according to a recent online study by Accenture that was commissioned by Facebook. Accenture surveyed 1,074 active U.S. moviegoers—defined as someone who has seen […]


News

Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Took a Tumble in New Rankings From Comparably

December 12, 2018

Via: Adweek

Facebook didn’t fare so well in the Best Places to Work in 2019 list released earlier this month by job and recruiting site Glassdoor, but that was mild compared to the beating it took in similar rankings by Comparably, a […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

Facebook Is Testing Ads in Search on Its Mobile Apps and Marketplace

December 11, 2018

Via: Adweek

Two new stations may soon be added to the Facebook monetization train line. The social network revealed today that it is running a small test of ads in search results on its flagship mobile applications—both in its primary search function […]


Big Data, Platforms&Software

Instagram Hires From Within to Fill Vacant Head of Product Role

December 10, 2018

Via: Adweek

When former vice president of product Adam Mosseri was promoted to head of Instagram at the beginning of October, no successor was named for his former role. That changed Monday when product management director Vishal Shah was tapped as head […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

Facebook Revealed Several Updates to Its Test of Subscriptions to Instant Articles

December 7, 2018

Via: Adweek

Facebook announced several updates to its test of subscriptions to Instant Articles, as well as 26 new publishers that were added to the test group. The social network began testing subscriptions in Instant Articles with 10 publishers in October 2017. […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

Facebook Collections Can Now Be Shared With Other Users, Who Can Collaborate on Them

December 4, 2018

Via: Adweek

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Facebook users finally have the ability to share their collections with individual people or groups. In the interest of avoiding confusion, this update applies to the collections feature that enables users to […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

Instagram Just Added 2 Features to Aid the Visually Impaired

November 28, 2018

Via: Adweek

Instagram is considered the most visual among the social platforms, but that doesn’t mean it’s ignoring the visually impaired. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network detailed two accessibility updates in a blog post Wednesday, aimed at helping the 285 million-plus […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

All Facebook Pages and Profiles Can Now Host Watch Parties

November 27, 2018

Via: Adweek

Facebook’s Watch Party feature is now available to all pages and profiles, and some new wrinkles have been added. The social network began testing Watch Party in January as a way for members of a group to view videos simultaneously […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

Facebook Is Ramping Up Its Career-Development Efforts With a New Site, Other Updates

November 14, 2018

Via: Adweek

Facebook took the next step toward honoring its June pledge to train 1 million small business owners in the U.S. on digital skills by 2020 with this week’s debut of career-development site Learn With Facebook. The social network also revealed […]