#SocialSkim: Facebook Bets Big on Original Shows, Instagram as New LinkedIn: 12 Stories This Week

Facebook inks original-video pact and massive e-sports deal; young workers use Instagram to evaluate workplaces; Snapchat’s Custom Stories perfect for branded events; Facebook tests food delivery; Instagram gives brands more engagement than Facebook… Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

Facebook shrinks filter bubbles with alternate news sources in Trending

 You’re vulnerable to bias and polarization if you only get your news from one source. So instead of highlighting a single news outlet when you click through to a Trending topic, Facebook will now show a carousel of the other most popular articles written about the subject by different publishers. Meanwhile, Facebook is giving more […]

Facebook Releases New Data on UK Facebook Usage Trends in Summer [Infographic]

Facebook has released a new infographic outlining how British users change their Facebook behavior in summer. Social Media Today RSS

Facebook Adds New Features to Facebook Live, Including In-Stream Chat and Live Guests

Facebook has added two new features to Live, including Live guests and private chat within a live stream. Social Media Today RSS

Marketing Day: Instagram’s Location, Hashtag Stories, Facebook video ads & more

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook Image Search is Getting Better at Finding Relevant Results – Which Could Help Boost Your Platform Strategy

Facebook’s advanced image recognition capacity provides a new way to research and connect with relevant audiences. Social Media Today RSS

Facebook enables all Pages to add guests to Live broadcasts on iOS

Facebook’s Live With feature lets marketers add a brand spokesperson or member of the audience to a broadcast. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Study argues Yelp drives higher conversions than Google and Facebook

92% of respondents said they made a purchase after visiting the site. The post Study argues Yelp drives higher conversions than Google and Facebook appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Facebook leaked documents reveal how it moderates hate speech, porn, and terrorism

(Reuters) — Leaked Facebook documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper. New challenges such as “revenge porn” have overwhelmed Facebook’s moderators who often have just ten seconds to make a decision, the […]

Facebook vs. the internet cesspool: The ugly fight of our ugly times

Where platforms, social technology, and the internet at large are concerned, over its brief history, Facebook’s been the exception to so, so many rules.  Except for one. “There’s no silver bullet for abuse. It’s just a constant area of focus. Unfortunately abuse is human nature,” Kayvon Beykpour, CEO of Periscope, explained over coffee back in […]