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Snapchat getting 6 billion video views daily, but how does it compare to Facebook's 8 billion?

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-10

Days after Facebook announced that its users watched videos 8 billion times a day,  Snapchat told the Financial Times on Sunday that its smaller set of users opened videos 6 billion times a day. See...

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg to sponsor new Navy submarine

San Jose Mercury News – 2015-11-12

Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, is known for advocating women's empowerment through her 'Lean In' book and campaign, will christen the USS Massachusetts, the Navy's newest attack...

Facebook Debuts a New Push-Minded App for Publishers Called Notify

AdWeek – 2015-11-11

Facebook wants to become a one-stop shop for breaking news while giving media brands more mobile channels to reach viewers. The social media giant today launched Notify, an app curating push...

Facebook launches Notify, its news-centric notifications app

Digiday – 2015-11-12

Facebook's Notify is here. Think Apple News + Twitter = Facebook Notify. The news-centric stand alone app lets users receive news alerts on their lock screens from a menu of topics and publishers....

Facebook Launches Notify, a New Twitter-Like App for Following Publishers

Editor & Publisher – 2015-11-12

Facebook is already dominating peoples’ phone time, and now it wants a crack at your lock screen, too. The social network rolled out a new app called “Notify” on...

Facebook Mulls Ad Changes for Instant Articles After Publisher Pushback

Editor & Publisher – 2015-11-12

Facebook is experimenting with new advertising approaches for its Instant Articles platform after publishers encountered challenges generating ad revenue because of restrictions imposed by the social...

See the First 360-Degree Video Ads on Facebook

Advertising Age – 2015-11-12

"360-degree marketing" has been an industry buzzword for years, but what about 360-degree advertising?Facebook is starting to test 360-degree video ads with a handful of brands including AT&T,...

Facebook's Virtual Reality-Style Ads Are Here With Big Brands on Board

AdWeek – 2015-11-13

If you were wondering what Facebook's $2 billion Oculus Rift might mean for advertisers, we may have just been given a sneak peek. Today, the Menlo Park, Calif.-based company debuted the first...

Facebook and Apple hit snags with news publishing strategies

GigaOM – 2015-11-16

It's hard enough to produce the news, but making money from it is an entirely different challenge -- one that many of the largest publishers were happy to let the likes…

Facebook Brings Instant Articles to India With Five Publishers

Editor & Publisher – 2015-11-17

Facebook is extending its Instant Articles initiative to Android smartphone users in India, about six months after its US debut, reports Mint. Prior to this, the initiative was limited to iOS users...

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, And "Fast Company": Six Cover Stories (So Far)

Fast Company – 2015-11-17

Eight years ago, we featured the 22-year-old creator of a site with 19 million users. 1.5 billion members later, the adventure continues.In early 2007, Fast Company senior writer Ellen McGirt got a...

Facebook wants to make your breakup less awkward

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-20

Facebook wants to help ease the burn of a breakup.The social media giant introduced new tools Thursday on its mobile app to help users see less of their exes.Now when you change your relationship...

Viral site LittleThings is big on Facebook, but not Facebook video yet

Digiday – 2015-11-19

Viral content site LittleThings, which specializes in uplifting and -- more recently -- how-to video content, has been averaging 80-120 million views per month since August. All of these views are...

Did Someone Say #BlackFriday? Facebook, Instagram Wrap Up Holiday Audiences for Ad Targeting

Advertising Age – 2015-11-20

For any brands still looking to do some holiday shopping, Facebook is making a list of people whose attentions they might want to buy.Starting on Thanksgiving and running through New Year's Day,...

Google’s Answer To Facebook Instant Articles Gets (Tentative) Launch Date, Ad Partners

The Huffington Post – 2015-11-25

Accelerated Mobile Pages, Google’s initiative for mobile news publishing and its open source riposte to similar efforts from Facebook and Apple, is arriving “early next year,” the...

Google’s Answer to Facebook Instant Articles — The AMP Project — is Coming Early Next Year

Editor & Publisher – 2015-11-25

Google introduced its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) program to allow publishers and advertisers to create good-looking mobile content that loads very quickly.   The company launched...

MediaGuardian 100: why 1 billion users put Facebook back on top

The Guardian – 2015-11-30

The 15th edition of the media power list finds change in the air, with digital challengers elbowing aside older moguls – but a long way to go on diversity• Women on the rise, but much still to do...

How Publishers are Using Facebook Instant Articles

Editor & Publisher – 2015-11-30

?As soon as Jeff Bezos heard about Facebook Instant Articles, he wanted to participate.   “We saw [Bezos] in Sun Valley,” Dan Rose, the VP of partnerships at...

Is Facebook Driving Less Traffic to Publishers’ Sites?

Editor & Publisher – 2015-12-02

Facebook might be sending less traffic to publishers’ websites now than it did in January, or more traffic, or the same amount of traffic. It depends on who you ask.   In recent...

The creators of 'The Martian' and 'XKCD' will chat live on Facebook today

Engadget – 2015-12-03

It's been a big year for Andy Weir, author of acclaimed sci-fi novel The Martian. His bestselling book -- originally published serially for free on his personal website -- was turned into a...

Facebook Partners With 50 Publishers To Launch Instant Articles In Asia

The Huffington Post – 2015-12-03

Facebook is bringing its Instant Article media format to Asia after more than twenty media from eleven countries in the region — including China, India and Indonesia — went live on the...

Recommended Reading: Don't try to shop on Facebook or Twitter

Engadget – 2015-12-05

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time....

Belgian ban on Facebook cookies should apply to all of Europe, privacy watchdogs say

PC World – 2015-12-07

European data protection authorities want Facebook to stop using cookies to track people who don't have a Facebook account.As part of a case brought by the Belgian Privacy Commission, a Brussels...

Facebook's Zuckerberg ordered to testify over Oculus purchase

PC World – 2015-12-09

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been ordered to depose in an intellectual property dispute between Oculus and ZeniMax Media, as he has "unique knowledge" of his decision to buy and his valuation...

Facebook Bends to Publishers, Tweaks Instant Articles Advertising

Editor & Publisher – 2015-12-09

Facebook is changing the advertising policies for its Instant Articles platform, after publishers said restrictions made it too hard for them to generate revenue from content they...

Facebook Is Updating Instant Articles to Help Publishers Make More Money

AdWeek – 2015-12-10

Facebook is updating its policies for Instant Articles, per a rep with the company, which could mean up to 40 percent more ads for publishers on the platform. Starting today, publishers utilizing...

How UK Publishers are Using Facebook Instant Articles

Editor & Publisher – 2015-12-15

Another 13 U.K. publishers are signed up to start using Facebook’s Instant Articles, including The Daily Telegraph, The Mirror, The Daily Mail and The Economist, Sky...

Facebook launches instant articles for Android users

Reuters – 2015-12-17

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it launched its instant articles service for Android users which allows media firms to publish articles directly to the social network's news feeds.

Facebook instant articles launches in Canada, on Android

CBC – 2015-12-17

Facebook's instant articles service, which allows media firms to publish articles directly to users' news feeds, launched in Canada and on Android devices today.

Facebook's quick-loading Instant Articles come to Android

PC World – 2015-12-18

Facebook’s scheme for speedy news stories has finally come to Android. With select publishers you’ll now see a lightning bolt icon in the top corner, which denotes that article is stored on...

Facebook Instant Articles Launches on Android

Editor & Publisher – 2015-12-16

We’re excited to announce that everyone who uses the Facebook for Android app can now read thousands of Instant Articles every day in News Feed from publishers worldwide. Combined with our...

News UK CMO: Facebook Has a 'Duty of Care' to Publishers

Editor & Publisher – 2015-12-18

News UK’s chief marketing officer Chris Duncan wasn’t previously a fan of publishing directly to platforms like Facebook. In previous interviews with media, he called...

Facebook vs. ISIS

The Huffington Post – 2015-12-29

This past week brought two pieces of contradictory news. In a misguided attempt to fight terrorism, Republican presidential candidates proposed curtailing the Internet and, by implication, Facebook....

Mark Zuckerberg Defends Facebook Against Free Basics' Critics

Fast Company – 2015-12-28

Is Free Basics an altruistic effort to connect the world to opportunities, or a neocolonial race to control and capitalize on new markets?Today, Mark Zuckerberg published a lengthy opinion article in...

How PopSugar gets people to watch its Facebook videos for 30 seconds

Digiday – 2016-01-04

In September, PopSugar adopted a Facebook video strategy that placed a greater emphasis on videos that drew viewers in with striking visuals and text within the first three seconds. The publisher...

Why Facebook's Audience Network Looks Like a Billion-Dollar Advertising Machine

AdWeek – 2016-01-07

Facebook is pulling back the curtain just enough to tout how much money it's making for publishers. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company today said its mobile-focused Facebook Audience Network...

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo balk at UK's Investigatory Powers Bill

Betanews – 2016-01-08

The Investigatory Powers Bill may only be in draft form at the moment, but the UK government has already come in for criticism for its plans. Today, scores of pieces of written evidence, both for and...

Facebook's LiveRail Exits the Ad Server Business

Advertising Age – 2016-01-07

Facebook's publisher-facing ad-tech arm LiveRail is shutting down the ad server business that you might not have known it operated.Known best for being one of the top video ad exchanges when Facebook...

How Snapchat Plans to Compete With Facebook for Advertisers' Dollars

Advertising Age – 2016-01-13

In an alternate universe, Snapchat would have become a part of Facebook when the social network reportedly tried to buy the mobile app for $3 billion in 2013. Instead Snapchat has set its sights on...

Facebook is cutting prices in its brand-content matchmaking program

Digiday – 2016-01-18

Facebook is lowering the price it costs advertisers to join Anthology, which matches brands and top publishers like Vice and Vox, which help create content for promotion in the news feed. Anthology...

How brands and publishers are using Facebook Messenger

Digiday – 2016-01-18

Facebook Messenger has 700 million monthly users, breaking out its humble beginnings as a messenger app. More brands will be experimenting with Messenger. For instance, Hyatt is using it for customer...

Facebook Is Expanding Its Burgeoning Ad Network to the Mobile Web

AdWeek – 2016-01-27

Facebook is expanding its ad network from just third-party apps to the mobile Web. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company will begin making its Facebook Audience Network available for publishers and...

Facebook's New And Improved Like Button Is Coming "In The Next Few Weeks"

Fast Company – 2016-01-28

Reactions will enhance Facebook's classic Like button with emoji responses that convey emotions ranging from anger to awe.As revealed in October, Facebook has been hard at work reinventing the famed...

The Boston Globe is using Notes to publish directly to Facebook

Digiday – 2016-01-29

The Boston Globe may not be a Instant Articles publisher, but its turning to Facebook's Note's feature to create something close to it. The publisher on Tuesday started using Notes to publish...

Gawker’s Nick Denton: Facebook dominance is better than ‘convoluted’ ad tech

Digiday – 2016-01-28

Gawker Media CEO Nick Denton told Recode that the publisher, which used to view Facebook warily, is now "going all in" on Facebook Instant Articles. He's now come around to the idea that Facebook can...

Facebook should know by now what's news and what's spam

Engadget – 2016-01-30

Late last week, The Guardian published an interview with a survivor of Obama's first drone strike, which occurred in tribal Pakistan on his third day as president. It detailed the impact the...

Facebook Owns Social Login Scene, But Google's Creeping Up

Advertising Age – 2016-01-29

Social logins remain an easy way for brands and publishers to get people to register to use their sites and apps in order to collect more information about those people -- who opt-in to share that...

Facebook's latest News Feed overhaul puts stories you want to see at the top

PC World – 2016-02-02

Facebook knows everything about you, from who your friends and family are to what you like and where you’ve been. It even knows the posts you draft but never publish. Combine all that information...

How Facebook Is Using Surveys to Improve Its News Feed and Give Users What They Want

AdWeek – 2016-02-02

Facebook is taking more of a "survey says" approach to what users will see in their news feeds. In a blog post published today, Facebook software engineers Cheng Zhang and Si Chen...

Alice Walker's Facebook Page Will Give You All The Black History You Need

The Huffington Post – 2016-02-04

Alice Walker joined Facebook last week and has since posted a steady stream of some pretty incredible material.  The Color Purple author, whose account was activated on Jan. 28 (according to her...

In search of Facebook love, publishers form link-sharing pacts with each other

Digiday – 2016-02-04

Publishers that are scouring for more readers are digging into the audiences of rival sites. Through what some people call "social syndication," The Daily Dot, Bustle, Mental Floss and others are...

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