Facebook is valiantly trying but failing to moderate hate speech in some languages

Efforts by Facebook to moderate content in one of its fastest-growing countries has evidently not been easy. Like what it’s doing in many other markets, the social media giant is trying to stem content deemed hateful in Myanmar.  SEE ALSO: This gripping app lets you ‘walk a mile’ in a 16-year-old refugee girl’s shoes The […]

Facebook leaked documents reveal how it moderates hate speech, porn, and terrorism

(Reuters) — Leaked Facebook documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper. New challenges such as “revenge porn” have overwhelmed Facebook’s moderators who often have just ten seconds to make a decision, the […]

#SocialSkim: Facebook Bets Big on Original Shows, Instagram as New LinkedIn: 12 Stories This Week

Facebook inks original-video pact and massive e-sports deal; young workers use Instagram to evaluate workplaces; Snapchat’s Custom Stories perfect for branded events; Facebook tests food delivery; Instagram gives brands more engagement than Facebook… Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

Facebook Releases New Report on Beauty Industry Trends and the Evolution of Social Discovery

Facebook has published a new report on beauty industry trends, which includes a range of key insights into evolving shopper behaviors. Social Media Today RSS

Marketing Day: Facebook news, AMP ads & CRO tools coming to AdWords

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook shrinks filter bubbles with alternate news sources in Trending

 You’re vulnerable to bias and polarization if you only get your news from one source. So instead of highlighting a single news outlet when you click through to a Trending topic, Facebook will now show a carousel of the other most popular articles written about the subject by different publishers. Meanwhile, Facebook is giving more […]

Facebook Image Search is Getting Better at Finding Relevant Results – Which Could Help Boost Your Platform Strategy

Facebook’s advanced image recognition capacity provides a new way to research and connect with relevant audiences. Social Media Today RSS

Facebook isn’t alone—moderating the internet is basically impossible

Where platforms, social technology, and the internet at large are concerned, over its brief history, Facebook’s been the exception to so, so many rules.  Except for one. “There’s no silver bullet for abuse. It’s just a constant area of focus. Unfortunately abuse is human nature,” Kayvon Beykpour, CEO of Periscope, explained over coffee back in […]

Facebook Messenger debuts a new look focused on improving navigation

 Facebook Messenger is getting a new look. No, it’s not getting rid of its Stories feature, Messenger Day, but is instead making a series a smaller changes to the way the content on its home screen is organized in an effort to speed navigation and help you pick up where you left off on your last […]

Facebook Releases New Report into Digital Transformation in the Auto Industry [Infographic]

Facebook has released a new report which looks at how digital platforms are changing the car buying process.  Social Media Today RSS