All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Pages’

Facebook Improves Its Local Ad Targeting

Facebook Improves Its Local Ad Targeting

A little over a year ago, Facebook launched its Local Awareness Ads, a hyperlocal ad option that lets businesses target people who live in their area or who were just recently in the area. Today, Facebook says it’s “making it easier for businesses with multiple locations to create local ads for each store and also giving businesses more insight into …

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Facebook Just Gave Pages a Path to Better Visibility

For all intents and purposes, Facebook just gave users more control over what they see in the news feed than ever before. And with it, a pathway (albeit a tough one) for pages to reclaim some post visibility. For weeks now, Facebook’s been testing a feature that lets users pick and choose which friends and pages they most definitely want …

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Facebook Might Give Users More Control over News Feed

Facebook is still testing ways to let users prioritize particular friends and pages in their news feed – something that could be good news for all the pages out there that continue to suffer from reach issues. TechCrunch spotted a new test feature called ‘See First’ which allows users to designate certain people and pages to “see first” on top …

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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 users’ news feeds asking them to “pick friend and pages and see their posts at the top of News Feed.” …

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Facebook Page Admins Will Now See Who Posted Stuff on Behalf of the Page

Facebook has just announced a change to Pages that will make it clear to admins which other admins posted certain content on the page’s behalf. The changes are set to go into effect on February 20th and will not be retroactive. “Starting on February 20, the names of admins will show next to their posts and comments. This will be …

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Facebook Adds Restaurant Reservations, TV Listings to Mobile Pages

Facebook has just launched a rolling update to both its iOS and Android apps that should make mobile pages much more useful to the average user. It also helps Facebook keep more users on their own app, making them less likely to have to open up another app to do simple tasks like making dinner reservations or checking the air …

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Photos Still King on Facebook, Make Up 93% of the Most Engaging Posts

If you’re a brand hoping to get the maximum amount of follower engagement from your Facebook posts, it’s best to think visually. That’s because in terms of user engagement, photos are king. And it’s not even close. The latest numbers comes from social media analytics company Socialbakers, who conducted a study of their brand clients. what they found was that …

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Facebook Rolling Out Photo Comments for Pages

A few weeks ago, Facebook made comment threads a lot more interesting – or a lot more annoying depending on who you ask. The social network gave users the ability to post images in comments – via an “attach a photo” button inside the comment box. Before this feature, Facebook users had to post bulky links inside comment in order …

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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 any unsavory content, Facebook is going to vastly expand the list of ad-restricted pages and groups. “For example, we will …

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Facebook Suggests Advertising Popular Posts with Notifications to Page Admins [UPDATED]

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 from Facebook and informs you that a certain post on a page on which you’re an admin is “performing better …

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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 pages’ Timelines is gone. Now users can only filter by “Highlights,” “Posts by Page,” or “Posts by Others.” The latter …

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Facebook Does More to Coax Pages to Promote Posts

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, or at least help remind them that it’s an option. First up, you may have seen the new post analytics …

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Facebook Launches Significant Mobile Pages Redesign

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 accessing them from their mobile phones. Today, we’ve developed a new mobile Pages layout tailored to the way people look …

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Facebook Rolling Out Action-Based Status Option That Links to Pages

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 page, which is the key aspect of this new feature. Starting today, Facebook is rolling out the new sharing option …

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Facebook’s Threaded and Reorganized Comments Go Live for Pages on an Opt-in Basis

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 users to reply directly to other comments on the post, creating comment threads. “Today, we’re improving the quality of conversations …

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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 popularity. Now, that feature is about to go live. Facebook tells TechCrunch that the new threaded comments will rollout on …

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Facebook Removes a Bunch of Cover Photo Restrictions for Pages

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 some changes to to the “cover” section. Before the change, Facebook was pretty strict when it came to what can …

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Facebook No Longer Lets You Unlike Pages Directly from the New News Feed

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 ability to unlike pages that they follow. Well, Facebook hasn’t really added anything – they’ve removed a shortcut which pretty …

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The New Facebook News Feed: What Users, Businesses, and Developers Need to Know

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 an “extra,” if you will, in the film of Facebook. The news feed is the star of the Facebook experience. …

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Once Again, Facebook Denies ‘Bait-and-Switch’ with Promoted Posts. Do You Believe Them?

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 to a more prominent placement in users’ news feeds. Basically, it allowed page owners to make sure their most important …

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Facebook Pages Manager for Android Update Brings the Ability to Promote Posts and More

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 being available on iOS for quite some time. When it launch, it wasn’t as feature-rich as the iOS version – …

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Facebook Pages Manager for Android Arrives in the US & UK

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 and UK users, after a soft launch period of less than a week. Last week, Facebook launched Pages Manager for …

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Facebook Pages Manager for Android Begins Soft Launch

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 gives pages admins the ability to manage their pages from a dedicated app, as well as view page insights. Although …

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Only 2% of Facebook’s Local Business Pages Are Using Promoted Posts

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- at least that’s the company’s pitch. Recently we’ve seen some page owners upset with Facebook over Promoted Posts and content …

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Facebook Tips New Members of Congress on How to Properly Run a Page

Facebook has just published their official guide for new members of the 113th Congress on how to set up and maintain a successful presence on the site. Earlier this year, the company urged current members of Congress to step up their game and work on fan engagement. Much of the advice, while specific to the actions of Congresspeople, could be …

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Facebook Must Remove Page Outing Sex Offenders, Says UK Judge

According to a UK High Court, Facebook is not allowed to host a page that publicly outs convicted sex offenders. A Judge has given Facebook 72 hours to remove a page called Keeping our kids safe from predators, which routinely posts personal information and photos of child predators in Northern Ireland. The decree stems from a suit brought by a …

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Facebook Rolling Out Dedicated Pages Feed

Earlier this month, we told you about a test Facebook was running that gave users a new type of news feed to browse. This new feed was called the Pages Feed and only contained content from pages that users follow – no content from friends. It wasn’t simply more page content integrated into the regular news feed, but a standalone …

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Facebook Has a Link That Lets Users See “All” Friend Activity in Their News Feed

If you feel that there’s a lot of content that you’re missing and you want to receive more stories on your news feed, there’s a location for that. Facebook is now allowing users to browse a jam-packed news feed. If you head on over to https://www.facebook.com/?sk=nf_all, you’ll see a more densely-populated news feed that includes more stories from more sources. …

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New Facebook Features Make It Easier for Users to Receive More Content from Pages They Like

In the past month, Facebook has been accused of slightly altering their EdgeRank algorithm – the one that determines what posts show up in your news feed. There has been widespread criticism from many page owners, who claim that their posts are becoming less and less visible on their fans’ news feeds due to the change. The theory coming out …

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Only 6% of Your Facebook Fans Actually Care Enough to Engage with Your Page

If you run a Facebook page and you’re main focus involves increasing your total number of “likes,” you’re doing it wrong. That’s the takeaway from a new study from Napkin Labs. According to their findings, a large majority of your “fans” aren’t really interacting with your content at all. Napkin Labs looked at 52 different Facebook pages that sport between …

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