Marketing Day: Facebook to penalize fake video posts, Quora ad news & 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 Updates News Feed Layout to Improve On-Platform Engagement

Facebook’s rolling out a new look for News Feed, which is pretty much like the old like, but a bit better.  Social Media Today RSS

Facebook is rolling out a Trending News section on mobile, now with its own link

 Facebook is rolling out a “Trending News” section on mobile that includes its own link in the app’s main navigation. This follows the company’s earlier announcement this spring of a redesign for Trending Topics, an increasingly important part of Facebook’s social network, where it tracks the news stories that are buzzing across its service. That redesign is… […]

Breaking news: When AMP goes through the roof

Columnist Barb Palser says many big news stories are now consumed primarily in AMP format. The post Breaking news: When AMP goes through the roof 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

Digital Marketing News: VR is Growing, AI is Watching & 3 Billion are on Social Media

Global Social Media User Base Reaches 3 Billion A new report compiled by HootSuite and We Are Social found that the total number of social media users has now exceeded 3 billion, accounting for about 40 percent of the global population. Truly an incredible number, and one that speaks to the contemporary ubiquity of these […]

Facebook Announces New News Feed Update to Further Restrict Spammers

Facebook has announced another News Feed algorithm change, this time focused on eliminating the ‘cloaking’ of spam links. Social Media Today RSS

Google and Facebook envision Stories for news, not social

 Stories taught us the joy of dictating the pace of content consumption. We fast-forward in 10-second increments, with a quick trigger finger let loose the moment we get bored. That’s why soon, endless paragraphs of text and time-consuming videos might not be the only ways to get the news. Read More Social – TechCrunch

Digital Marketing News: Social Video, Google Consumer Confidence & Content’s Influence

Everything You Need to Know About Using Video in Social Marketing [Infographic] We often hear how engaging videos are on social media – but there’s certainly a trick to getting it right for your audience. This infographic shows highlights from a recent study from Animoto, where 1,000 consumers sounded off on what they wanted to […]

Facebook fights fake news with links to other angles

 Facebook will become the suggester of perspective to avoid being the “arbiter of truth”. It’s rolling out “Related Articles” that appear below news links to stories lots of people are posting about on Facebook, or that are suspected to be false news and have been externally fact checked by Facebook’s partners. Appearing before someone reads, […]

Following in Google’s footsteps, Facebook tweaks its mobile News Feed to show more fast-loading stories

Over the years, Facebook has made many changes to its News Feed algorithm. Now, the company is taking a page out of Google’s book: Facebook is updating its News Feed algorithm to show more stories that load quickly on mobile and fewer stories that might take longer to load. The update will roll out “gradually […]