#SocialSkim: Facebook’s Sweeping Algorithm Change; LinkedIn’s Repositioning: 11 Stories This Week

Facebook’s biggest algorithm change in years; LinkedIn’s campaign to reposition; networks that Americans want to see gone; LinkedIn has new competition in Ripple; leaked Snapchat data; a new network to combat the echo chamber; more! Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

ProBeat: Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 challenge is to be Facebook’s CEO

OPINION: Mark Zuckerberg has been publicly announcing his personal challenges for each year since 2009. For 2018, his 10th challenge is to work on Facebook’s various issues. In other words, Zuckerberg’s 2018 personal challenge isn’t so personal at all: It’s to do his job as Facebook’s CEO. Facebook is printing money. For years now, every […]

How Facebook’s video ads’ watch time compares across formats

The amount of time people spend watching an ad varies by context, but the ad’s value shouldn’t be considered proportional to its watch time, per Facebook. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook’s ‘comment a memory’ meme should replace ‘HBD!’

 I find it truly sad the way Facebook has led us to reduce wishing friends a happy birthday to a meaningless, generic chore. It’s not Facebook’s fault. It gives us an open-ended comment box. But our laziness and sense of social obligation unfurl as a pile of “Happy Birthday!” or even “HBD!” wall posts. Read […]

Facebook’s facial recognition now finds photos you’re untagged in

 Facebook wants to make sure you know about and control the photos of you people upload, even if they don’t tag you. So today, Facebook launched a new facial recognition feature called Photo Review that will alert you when your face shows up in newly posted photos so you can tag yourself, leave it be, […]

Facebook’s new facial recognition efforts help blind users know exactly who’s in photos

Facebook is working to make its platform even more accessible for blind users and people with low vision. In a series of updates announced Tuesday, the company revealed that it will begin using its already-existing face recognition technology to identify people in photographs for Facebook users with screen readers. Facebook’s director of applied machine learning, […]

#SocialSkim: WhatsApp Business Features; Facebook’s New Organic Reach: 11 Stories This Week

WhatsApp unveils business account features, hints at app for brands; Facebook redefines how it calculates organic reach; Instagram just reinvented the hashtag; with “threads,” Twitter makes tweetstorms official; Pinterest’s self-serve analytics tool; more! Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

Facebook’s Brexit probe unearths three Russian-bought “immigration” ads

 Facebook has provided more details about the extent of Russian digital interference related to the UK’s Brexit vote last year. Read More Social – TechCrunch

These are Facebook’s internal policies on harassment and bullying

 Facebook, in a similar manner to what it did with its internal policies around Managing Bias, is making publicly available its policies on harassment and bullying. Facebook also has outlined its investigation process as a result of harassment or bullying allegations. Read More Social – TechCrunch

Facebook’s shiny happy Year in Review tries to make you forget the misery of 2017

Social media in 2017 sucked. Liberal or conservative, places like Facebook were the frontline in a non-stop battle over politics, sexual harassment, fake news, gun violence, and the general idiocy and despair of modern life. Naturally, this creates a bit of a quandary for the folks who put together Facebook’s annual Year in Review. I […]