Facebook Brings News Powerhouses Aboard

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Facebook Brings News Powerhouses Aboard

Facebook Pays for News Content

newsiconABC, Anderson Cooper, Shepard Smith, Jorge Ramos and more: News powerhouses are coming aboard Facebook’s Watch, its section of proprietary video content. As TechCrunch points out, what’s especially notable is that the social media giant …

Google and Facebook Changes Showing Impact

In the wake of fake media placements and for better advertising results, Google and Facebook have started changing the way they post news stories. When these changes were announced, media companies expressed concern that it would impact their revenues. The

Group Formed to Sabotage Movie Reviews

There are a series of stories in news media such as The Verge and CNN today about a group that is trying to sabotage the reviews of Disney movies. They claim successfully negatively impacting reviews of “The Last Jedi” and …

Facebook Warns About Too Much Facebook

Give Facebook credit. It has admitted that too much time spent on the social media platform is not good for one’s health or mental well-being. In its self-examination, it cited research studies critical of the time spent on Facebook that …

Past Facebook Exec Decries Social Media

How bad is Facebook and other social media for society? After another former top executives at Facebook has come out against social media, we’re beginning to wonder. “Chamath Palihapitiya, who joined Facebook in 2007 and became its vice president for …

Facebook Tries New Brand Messaging Idea

Adweek has published a story about a new brand-to-consumer messaging concept being tested by Facebook using Messenger. First discovered by Twitter, the testing was confirmed by Social Pro Daily when it checked with Facebook. Messenger Broadcast is what Facebook is …

Does Facebook Over Inflate It’s Numbers?

Granted, many people have Facebook accounts. However, a stock analyst with Pivotal Research Group says Facebook’s claims of how many people potentially see advertising on the social media network are quite inflated. This article at CNBC explains the claim that …

Do Google and Facebook Control the News?

It is more than an interesting question. News publishers are quite worried that they do and have banned together with the intent to ask “Congress for an antitrust exemption to let news organizations collectively bargain, like a union would, with …

Do You Own Your Facebook Photos?

According to an article on Fossbytes, the quick answer is yes, but that doesn’t mean you have exclusive rights to them. Facebook actually has rights to use them as they see fit and you really can’t do anything about …

Facebook Looks to Develop Unique Content

As more people cut the cord with cable companies, Facebook is realizing it can potentially become a subscription service or stronger advertising venue for unique content similar to YouTube, Amazon and Netflix. According to Reuters, it is offering to …