Posts Tagged 'algorithm'

Facebook Lets Marketers “News Feed Bomb” Other Pages

You know photobombing, when a random stranger hijacks your family photo? Well now you can do that with Facebook Pages. Starting today, Facebook Page posts might be seen by fans of similar Pages simply by tagging those Pages in the post. Andrew Song, a Product Manager at Facebook writes: When a Page tags another Page, […]

26 February 2014 at 08:23 - Comments

Three Things You Need to Know About Facebook’s Latest News Feed Algorithm Update

Facebook’s News Feed algorithm will soon put a damper on external links to memes, suggest related articles, and resurface updates with new comments. All of these changes are intended to drive more traffic to Facebook, highlight relevant content to the users, and deepen engagement on high-performing posts. Let’s go over each one of these changes, […]

11 December 2013 at 09:29 - Comments

Facebook Updates Newsfeed to Feature More High Quality Content

Facebook recently updated it’s Newsfeed algorithm to feature organic content (not paid) that’s more relevant to each user. Some of the criteria for selecting posts to display include: Content that is timely and relevant Content from a source the user trusts The user is likely to recommend the source to their friends Content that isn’t […]

29 August 2013 at 10:10 - Comments

What’s the Difference Between Facebook Likes, Comments and Shares?

All engagement is not created equal. Facebook knows this and so do you. Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm (Edgerank) places a different weight on likes, comments and shares – giving shares the most weight, and likes the least. And when you think about your own behavior, likes, comments and shares each have different meaning or intention. Let’s […]

30 July 2013 at 11:19 - Comments