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Facebook Advises Pages Against Posting YouTube Videos

Facebook Advises Pages Against Posting YouTube Videos

By Chris Crum 11 hours ago

Facebook is making it clearer and clearer to Page owners that they’re more likely to see better reach if they post native Facebook videos as opposed to videos from YouTube or other services. According to a report from AdWeek’s SocialTimes, …

Facebook Is Testing Its Reply to Comments Feature on Personal Profiles Facebook Is Testing Its Reply to Comments Feature on Personal Profiles

UPDATED WITH COMMENT FROM FACEBOOK Facebook appears to be rolling out its reply to comment feature site wide, allowing users to start threaded comments on personal profiles’ posts. For two years, this feature has only been available for pages with …

Instagram Defines Its Most Popular Emoji, Which Are Taking Over Our Speech Instagram Defines Its Most Popular Emoji, Which Are Taking Over Our Speech

Instagram software engineer Thomas Dimson spent, by the looks of an new blog post, a pretty substantial amount of time looking at emoji use across the platform. What he found is that emoji are pretty much taking over our language. …

What the Hell Is Google+ Doing? What the Hell Is Google+ Doing?

What the hell is Google+ doing? But seriously though, what the hell is Google+ doing? Hello Twitterverse! Can we get some love for our #firstTweet? — GooglePlus (@GooglePlus) May 1, 2015 What the hell, guys? @headbangirl Ouch that stings a …

Facebook News Feed Change Leads To Increased Sharing? Facebook News Feed Change Leads To Increased Sharing?

Breaking news: Facebook is the most dominant social network for people sharing content. Seriously though, the social beast only manages to keep growing and extending its lead. ShareThis has a new report looking at Q1 consumer sharing trends, finding that …

Facebook May Give Users More Control over What They See in News Feed, Which Could Be Good for Pages Facebook May Give Users More Control over What They See in News Feed, Which Could Be Good for Pages

Facebook, forever maligned for what it shows and doesn’t show people in their news feeds, might be moving to give users a bit more control. AdWeek’s SocialTimes spotted a new feature on mobile – a prompt that’s showing up atop …

How Publishers Are Using Facebook Interest Targeting How Publishers Are Using Facebook Interest Targeting

Chances are you aren’t seeing the same kind of organic reach for your Facebook Page posts that you once were. This is a widespread phenomenon that has been taking place for roughly the past year and a half, and has …

Here’s Some Kid Talking About ‘The Facebook’ on CNBC in 2004 Here’s Some Kid Talking About ‘The Facebook’ on CNBC in 2004

I dunno who this guy is, but he’s not very good at selling his product, which appears to be some “cyber-matchmaking” service called “The Facebook”. The fact that he has over 100,000 users and is looking to expand to hopefully …

[Infographic] Here’s Your Guide To Unfriending The Internet [Infographic] Here’s Your Guide To Unfriending The Internet

Commissioned News Story (Source: Imprima) In light of the success of the movie Unfriended, Imprima put out an interesting infographic offering a guide to “unfriending” the internet and deactivating your social media accounts. If you haven’t heard, the teen horror …

Instagram Confirms What We All Know About the Eggplant Emoji Instagram Confirms What We All Know About the Eggplant Emoji

On Monday, Instagram updated its apps to let users put emoji in hashtags. Emoji is so common on the social network, it only makes sense that Instagram would let people search posts based on smiley faces, high fives, fire, see-no-evil …

Facebook Messenger Lets You Make Video Calls Facebook Messenger Lets You Make Video Calls

Adding features to Messenger has obviously become a big priority at Facebook, and the company just announced potentially one of the app’s most important features to date. Facebook Messenger now lets you make video calls for face-to-face conversations. “Accounting for …

Instagram Lets You Use Emoji in Hashtags, Adds Filters Instagram Lets You Use Emoji in Hashtags, Adds Filters

Instagram says it plans to start putting out new filters more often. Today, it’s starting with three. Download the latest update to access the new Lark, Reyes, and Juno filters. Here’s what those new filters do, according to Instagram: Inspired …

Pinterest Board Picker Change Leads To Uptick In Pinning Pinterest Board Picker Change Leads To Uptick In Pinning

Pinterest is sharing some new information on how it uses predictive technology to suggest boards for users to pin content to. It’s using smarter technology for this, and says early results have shown an increase in pinning and a reduction …

Here’s What Mark Zuckerberg Just Said About The Latest News Feed Update And Hosting Publisher Content Here’s What Mark Zuckerberg Just Said About The Latest News Feed Update And Hosting Publisher Content

This week, Facebook announced its latest round of changes to the News Feed algorithm. Once again, it doesn’t exactly sound like great news for people running Facebook pages. While there were three different changes, the one that has people and …

Facebook News Feed Update Will Likely Hurt Pages Facebook News Feed Update Will Likely Hurt Pages

Facebook is tinkering around with its News Feed algorithm, and rarely is that a good sign for Facebook Pages and organic reach. I’m afraid this announcement doesn’t sound particularly great for them either. Has your business been hurt by Facebook’s …

Twitter Deploys New Algorithm to Fight Abuse Twitter Deploys New Algorithm to Fight Abuse

Twitter has a known and admitted problem with abusive content – one that truly embodies the phrase “no silver bullet.” How do you stop people from harassing others? How do you prevent people from tweeting abusive content? You can’t ban …

Should Your Business Use Meerkat or Periscope? Should Your Business Use Meerkat or Periscope?

Much has been made about the battle between new social live-streaming services Meerkat and Periscope, the latter of which is owned by Twitter. Meerkat gained a lot of early buzz at SXSW before Periscope launched, but Twitter quickly launched Periscope, …