Facebook News Feed Updates from F8
Facebook News Feed Updates from F8 Algorithm

Facebook News Feed Updates from F8

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At the recent F8, Facebook Developers Conference, Chris Cox, Facebook Chief Product Officer along with Lars Backstrom, Facebook News Feed Engineering Director, give us a peek under the hood of how the 2015 News Feed works, and how they have humanised the algorithm to deliver “more of what matters” to people on their news feeds.

Action Gate to Run Facebook Competitions That Work

Action Gate to Run Facebook Competitions That Work

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Facebook announced last year that they were banning ‘like gating’ which means you can no longer ask people to like your Facebook page as a condition of entry for competitions. Instead of like gating, you are now being encouraged to ‘action gate’, which is to ask entrants to perform an action to enter. And action gating my friends, is far more beneficial to your page than like gating and will help you create Facebook competitions that work.

Common Mistakes on Facebook

Common Mistakes on Facebook that Reduce Reach

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Getting people to see your organic posts on Facebook, relies heavily on your posts being remarkable enough to compel people to like, comment, share or click. If your post doesn’t meet one of these touch points, then the Facebook algorithm which uses these as beacons of quality content to share on users’ news feeds, will bypass it like last season’s frock at Fashion Week. Here are some common mistakes on Facebook I see brands make that affect their reach.

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Using Audience Insights for Successful Facebook Business Marketing

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One of the light bulb moments for participants in my Advanced Facebook course is always the Audience Insights section – one of those “don’t know what you don’t know” moments. Not only can Audience Insights be used for market research to understand your target market better and tailor your ads to niche audiences for more successful conversion, it helps you better identify audiences for successful Facebook business marketing.

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New Facebook Expat Targeting for Marketers

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Facebook has today announced a new targeting ability to help marketers reach people living abroad. “To help businesses reach people living abroad, today we’re announcing a new targeting feature that enables advertisers to reach the 92 million expats on Facebook.

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Facebook Introduces Topic Data

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Topic data shows marketers what audiences are saying on Facebook about events, brands, subjects and activities, all in a way that keeps personal information private. Marketers use the information from topic data to make better decisions about how they market on Facebook and other channels, and build product roadmaps.

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Facebook Marketing Case Studies: Cartner Capner Law

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In a ‘tough to love’ industry on social media, instead of trying to be “cool” or boring their audience with posts all about themselves on Facebook, Cartner Capner Law are creating relevant, interesting and informative content that’s engaging for their target market.

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Facebook Page Change: Removing Inactive Accounts from Page Likes

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A new Facebook Page Change has been announced, which will result in drops in page’s like count.

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New Update for Facebook: Ads Manager App

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Facebook has launched an Ads Manager App which gives you the ability to track ad performance, edit existing ads, edit ad budgets and schedules, receive push notifications and create ads from your mobile.

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New Facebook Updates: Product Ads

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Facebook has announced new product ads, which allows businesses to highlight more of their products, and advertise the right products to the right people.

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Facebook Image Upload Size for Newsfeed 2015

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There’s no doubt that images are powerful on social media, and in particular, increase your engagement rates on the Facebook newsfeed. Captalise on this by ensuring your images fill the length and width of posts on the Newsfeed, by using the correct correct Facebook image upload size when posting to the timeline and sharing links.

Key 2014 Facebook Updates

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Here are the key Facebook updates that took place in 2014: Sharing Links on Facebook Cleaning Up News Feed Spam Making Ads Better Showing Better Videos Click Baiting Timely Stories Introducing Facebook Media Reducing Overly Promotional Posts from Newsfeed Organic Post Interest Targeting, Smart Publishing, Post End Dates & Improvements to Insights Updates to Facebook Search Updates to Trending

Blogger Outreach Best Practices

Blogger Outreach Best Practices:: Edelman PR Interview

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First Published on Blogger Connect by Gaynor Alder In our Blogger Outreach Expert series, we’re interviewing PR agencies about blogger outreach best practices to uncover what their clients think about bloggers. Is blogger outreach on their radars, do they understand the value of working with bloggers, are they willing to pay, do they consider smaller bloggers, and what is the future of blogging? Our first interview is with Michelle Hutton, CEO of public relations agency, Edelman. Edelman was awarded 2011 Australian Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report and leading marketing blog Mumbrella, and in 2012, the agency received prizes for Australian Agency of the Year from leading industry publications B&T, Mumbrella, CampaignAsia and Holmes Report. Q: Why does Edelman like working with bloggers? We’ve seen a seismic shift in the way consumers engage with the media over time and seen the influence of ‘people like me’ rise over the years.

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Best Business Pages on Facebook: Austraflora Case Study

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[View the story “3 Things Austraflora Are Doing Right on Facebook” on Storify]

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New Updates for Facebook: Link Bait & Link Sharing

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[ New Updates for Facebook] Facebook have announced a new update to the algorithm: Today we’re announcing some improvements to News Feed to help people find the posts and links from publishers that are most interesting and relevant, and to continue to weed out stories that people frequently tell us are spammy and that they don’t want to see. Here’s the gist of the update: 1. Spammy Click Baiting is Out You know when someone writes a compelling headline without actually telling you what the article is about, and you know you’re being duped, but you just can’t help clicking through to find out which celebrity is pregnant? But when you land on the page, you feel annoyed because it wasn’t actually what you thought it was going to be about. (Kind of like your mum pretending spam was real ham for all those years.) Facebook, as does its audience,

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