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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

By Josh Wolford April 30, 2015

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 …

Facebook to Pull All Ads from Pages with ‘Violent, Graphic, or Sexual Content’ Facebook to Pull All Ads from Pages with ‘Violent, Graphic, or Sexual Content’

Starting next Monday, if you operate a page or group that contains any violent, graphic, or sexual content, you’re going on Facebook’s blacklist for ads. In an effort to assure advertisers that their ads will no longer appear next to …

Facebook Suggests Advertising Popular Posts with Notifications to Page Admins [UPDATED] Facebook Suggests Advertising Popular Posts with Notifications to Page Admins [UPDATED]
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Facebook is doing more and more these days to get pages to promote their content, and it seems that they company has now expanded that push to notifications. We noticed a new type of notification this morning, one that comes …

Facebook Removes ‘Posts by Friends’ Option on Pages Facebook Removes ‘Posts by Friends’ Option on Pages

Facebook has removed an option on pages that allowed users to filter recent posts to show only the ones made by friends. As of now, the “Posts by friends” filtering option located on the clickdown menu at the top of …

Facebook Does More to Coax Pages to Promote Posts Facebook Does More to Coax Pages to Promote Posts
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If you operate a Facebook Page, you may have noticed a couple of subtle changes Facebook has made to the look of the pages for admins. These changes are a clear attempt to coax page owners into promoting their content, …

Facebook Launches Significant Mobile Pages Redesign Facebook Launches Significant Mobile Pages Redesign
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Facebook has just released a significant redesign for pages on mobile, one that they say is better suited for how people actually look for info on mobile devices. “Each day, millions of people visit Facebook Pages – with almost half …

Facebook Rolling Out Action-Based Status Option That Links to Pages Facebook Rolling Out Action-Based Status Option That Links to Pages
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After testing the new feature back in January, Facebook has officially launched their new action-based statuses that let you share how you’re feeling or what you’re doing with a fun little emoticon. And and automatic link to the relevant Facebook …

Facebook’s Threaded and Reorganized Comments Go Live for Pages on an Opt-in Basis Facebook’s Threaded and Reorganized Comments Go Live for Pages on an Opt-in Basis
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As expected, Facebook has just rolled out their new Replies feature for Pages. Starting today, you can choose to turn on Replies for your page. The new feature changes the way post comments are shown and organized, and it allows …

Facebook’s Threaded and Reorganized Comments Rolling Out Next Week Facebook’s Threaded and Reorganized Comments Rolling Out Next Week

Back in November of 2012, Facebook began testing a new commenting format for page posts. The new system added comments threads, allowing users to reply to specific comments, and also implemented a new ranking algorithm that sorts comments by their …

Facebook Removes a Bunch of Cover Photo Restrictions for Pages Facebook Removes a Bunch of Cover Photo Restrictions for Pages
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Facebook has quietly updated its terms for Pages to allow page owners to display previously banned text and visuals on their cover photos. Although the terms page says that the last revision occurred on December 17th, there has definitely been …

Facebook No Longer Lets You Unlike Pages Directly from the New News Feed Facebook No Longer Lets You Unlike Pages Directly from the New News Feed
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It appears that Facebook has made a small tweak as a part of the new news feed, which is currently in the middle of a slow, delicate rollout. It appears that Facebook is putting an obstacle between users and their …

The New Facebook News Feed: What Users, Businesses, and Developers Need to Know The New Facebook News Feed: What Users, Businesses, and Developers Need to Know
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Yesterday, at an event at their Menlo Park headquarters, Facebook unveiled a radical redesign of their core product: the news feed. Unlike Graph Search or Gifts (two of the last big products that Facebook’s unveiled), the news feed is not …

Once Again, Facebook Denies ‘Bait-and-Switch’ with Promoted Posts. Do You Believe Them? Once Again, Facebook Denies ‘Bait-and-Switch’ with Promoted Posts. Do You Believe Them?
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In May of 2012, Facebook unveiled a brand new feature for page owners. It was called “Promoted Posts,” and it allowed admins to pay a small to medium fee (depending on the follower base) in order to hoist their posts …

Facebook Pages Manager for Android Update Brings the Ability to Promote Posts and More Facebook Pages Manager for Android Update Brings the Ability to Promote Posts and More
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Facebook has just released an update to their Pages Manager for Android app that brings new features to make the app a lot more useful to page owners. Pages Manager for Android arrived in the U.S. early last month after …

Facebook Pages Manager for Android Arrives in the US & UK Facebook Pages Manager for Android Arrives in the US & UK
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If you’re a Facebook page owner with an Android device that lives in the United States or the UK, you’ve now been invited to the party. Facebook has quietly made their new Pages Manager app for Android available to US …

Facebook Pages Manager for Android Begins Soft Launch Facebook Pages Manager for Android Begins Soft Launch
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Good news today for Android users who operate Facebook Pages. Facebook has begun to roll out a version of its Pages Manager app for Android devices (it was previously only available for iOS). Like the iOS version, the Android app …

Only 2% of Facebook’s Local Business Pages Are Using Promoted Posts Only 2% of Facebook’s Local Business Pages Are Using Promoted Posts
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Back in May, Facebook began allowing page owners to pay to give their posts extended visibility in their fans’ news feeds. With Promoted Posts, Facebook gave business owners a way to make sure the right people see the right content- …