Facebook will pass off content policy appeals to a new independent oversight body

Facebook doesn’t want to be the arbiter of decency when it comes to content policy decisions, similar to how it looked to third-party fact checkers rather than becoming an arbiter of truth. Today on a press call with journalists, Mark Zuckerberg announced that a new external oversight committee would be created in 2019 to handle […]

Facebook to create ‘independent panel’ for appealing content moderation decisions

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg previously floated the idea of creating a “social media supreme court,” and Facebook says it will be testing the idea in 2019.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook Messenger starts rolling out Unsend; here’s how it works

Facebook secretly retracted messages sent by CEO Mark Zuckerberg, TechCrunch reported seven months ago. Now for the first time, Facebook Messenger users will get the power to unsend too so they can remove their sent messages from the recipient’s inbox. Messages can only be unsent for the first 10 minutes after they’re delivered so that you […]

The forgotten ‘Facebook of China’ is sold for $20M

Renren, which was once heralded as the ‘Facebook of China’ and later became China’s answer to MySpace after falling out of fashion among its core young users, is selling its social networking business. Renren’s parent company Beijing Qianxiang Wangjing has agreed to sell all tangible and intangible assets of renren.com to Beijing Infinities Interactive Media, […]

The Ultimate 7-Step Facebook Ads Account Audit for Agencies

Every PPC agency needs to establish a process for vetting prospects. Taking on the wrong clients can result in unnecessary headaches for you, your team, and even your mismatched clients. Most PPC agencies have become well-versed in Google Ads “audits” when a prospect comes to them and needs to understand why their current account isn’t […]

Facebook Lasso app lead Brady Voss leaves for Netflix right after launch

Facebook Lasso has a steep uphill climb ahead as it hopes to chase the musical video app it cloned, China’s TikTok (which merged with Musically). Lasso lets you overlay popular songs on 15-second clips of you lip syncing, dancing or just being silly — kind of like Vine with a soundtrack. It’s off to a […]

Facebook tweaks group mentorship tool so users can choose their mentors

Facebook is still testing a mentorship tool that it announced last year, as it tries to identify how to best facilitate online and offline relationships.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook bug let websites read ‘likes’ and interests from a user’s profile

Facebook has fixed a bug that let any website pull information from a user’s profile — including their ‘likes’ and interests — without that user’s knowledge. That’s the findings from Ron Masas, a security researcher at Imperva, who found that Facebook search results weren’t properly protected from cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks. In other words, […]

Facebook Attribution deep dive: Democratizing attribution for digital marketers

Facebook has put aside any platform bias and now there is a way to compare performance across platforms. The post Facebook Attribution deep dive: Democratizing attribution for digital marketers appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Marketing Day: Facebook Attribution, WhatsApp ads, measuring engagement

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. The post Marketing Day: Facebook Attribution, WhatsApp ads, measuring engagement appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips