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Facebook delivers promise of Instant Articles subscription support

Facebook has begun to offer subscription support for its mobile-friendly Instant Articles in test form just one month after pledging to do so - part …

Digital Media

Facebook in push to help publishers sell subscriptions

Facebook is testing a new way to help publishers sell subscriptions with partners including <i>The Economist</i> and <i>The Washington Post</i>, as news …

Digital Media

Facebook is letting 10 media outlets charge readers subscriptions to view stories

• <b>10 media outlets, including The Washington Post and The Telegraph, will introduce metered paywalls on Facebook's Instant Articles.</b>• <b><br>The paywall will kick in after 10 free articles are viewed in one month, and Facebook won't take a cut of subscriptions for now.</b>• <b><br>The test is starting in the US and Europe</b> …

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Publishers are caught in the crossfire of the Facebook-Apple fracas

Facebook and Apple are squabbling, and publishers are caught in the middle.<p>Publishers were supposed to be the winners of Facebook’s long-awaited plan …

Digital Media

Facebook signs up ten news publishers for an experimental, subscription-based delivery model

Facebook Inc said on Thursday, 19 October, it has signed up 10 news publishers including the <i>Washington Post</i> and <i>The Economist</i> to take part in a trial …

Digital Media

Facebook subscriptions are coming — get ready for the paywall

The paywall is here<p>Facebook has announced it will be testing news subscription models over the next several weeks for Instant Articles across the US and Europe, but only on Android devices. In July, news broke that Facebook Instant Articles would soon allow paywalled content, and in August, …

Digital Media

Report: Apple blocking Facebook’s Instant Articles paywall tool on iOS over subscription revenue disagreement

Facebook is introducing a new way for publishers to monetize content using its Instant Articles format, but the feature won’t be coming to iOS anytime soon according to <i>Recode</i>. That’s because the service will require a paid subscription, and Apple wants its usual cut for revenue generated through …

Digital Media

Facebook Gives Publishers Paywall for Instant Articles

Facebook is finally letting publishers build paywalls inside Instant Articles, but only on Android phones.<p>On Thursday, the social network announced …

Digital Media

12 Tools To Improve Instagram, Visual Marketing & Facebook

The following is made up of 3 “Monday Tips” articles, each of which talks about 4 helpful tools and resources around a specific area of your …

Facebook

The Bully Inside

Before launching into a quick perusal of this post, take a minute and quiet your thoughts.<br>Breathe.<br>Slowly, deeply, fill your whole abdominal …

Bullying

Study: Right-wing clickbait websites more popular on Facebook than Fox News

Facebook claims to dislike websites that exaggerate or fabricate news but the checks it’s writing say otherwise<p>"Facebook was always anti-Trump,” President Donald Trump said in a late September tweet. He’s correct, in a way. In terms of donations, Facebook and its employees gave more than 100 times …

Liberal View

With Facebook’s focus on video, publishers hear less about Instant Articles

Facebook’s obsession with figuring out how to make money from video has some publishers wondering what’s happening with its other recent big …

Digital Media

French publisher Liberation now gets half of mobile ad revenue from Facebook Instant Articles

While some publishers have found it challenging to monetize Facebook Instant Articles, French news publisher Libération remains a fan. According to …

Digital Media

As Vegas shooting news shows, Google and Facebook are failing you

Google and Facebook have faced renewed criticism today, over their promotion of “fake news” in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting. In Google’s …

Las Vegas

Everyone loves push alerts, but there are problems. Like: What if readers don’t actually open them?

How many push alerts is too many? What are the biggest challenges for news organizations sending out alerts? What happens if readers don’t even click through?<p>Upcoming research from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia and the Guardian U.S. Mobile Innovation Lab takes a look at how news …

Media Industry

AMP, Facebook Instant Articles Slash Load Times And Boost Engagement

Google’s accelerated mobile pages (AMP) and Facebook Instant Articles were both introduced to dramatically lower the amount of data required to …

Digital Media

This One Exercise Can Improve Your Relationship Today

Source: Bigstock w/ permissionHave you ever found yourself feeling dissatisfied in a relationship? The person you thought was so great and wonderful …

Mindfulness

Science Class Isn't Working

It appears that more Americans prefer to believe in creationism, angels, and UFOs than in climate change and evolution.A survey commissioned by the …

Scientific Research

Facebook Subscriptions: 'Tokenism' or a Real Test?

As Facebook Inc. (FB) faces challenges on multiple fronts -- legal, regulatory, political and competitive -- it's nurtured high hopes for its new …

Investing

My Son Came Home From College and I'm Ashamed

What to do when your child takes a break from college.

Mental Health

‘It is harder to differentiate in the platforms’: Publishers want more data, monetization options from Facebook, Google and Apple

Publishers gathered this week at the Digiday Publishing Summit in Key Biscayne, Florida, where the challenges of making money on distributed …

Digital Media

Romantic Conflict, Part 1

In this series, I will explore the intersection between romantic conflict and technology. To what extent do couples engage in conflict using …

Relationships

Millennial publisher Mic.com says comScore data showing a shrinking audience is wrong — and it exposes a critical disagreement in digital media

• <b>Mic's monthly audience has plummeted, according to comScore. Mic says comScore data is increasingly irrelevant.</b>• <b><br>Mic says that because it delivers content primarily on social networks, it reaches an audience that is 10 times what comScore tracks.</b>• <b><br>While Mic executives argue advertisers no longer care</b> …

Digital Media

What iOS 11 means for news publishers and readers

Image via Apple<p><b>Apple’s new iOS 11</b> operating system, set for release today, will lead to several changes in how readers consume news, be it through …

Columbia University

MonsterInsights Review

Are you using Google Analytics to check your content marketing efforts?<p>I hope so. It’s an amazing and powerful free tool. The trouble is it can be …

Analytics

69th Annual Emmys nearly tie for all-time lowest ratings

http://ht3.cdn.turner.com/money/big/media/2017/09/18/emmy-awards-2017-highlights-orig.cnnmoney_1024x576.mp4<p>Sean Spicer was wrong again about audience size.<p>The 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards averaged 11.4 million viewers on Sunday night, according to CBS. That is about even with last year's …

Sean Spicer

Facebook Snooze Allows Users To Temporarily Unfollow Friends (And Six More Announcements On The Site)

It's been a big week for Facebook, with the arrival of the Snooze button, a new way to group chat and a bit of closure for Messenger's Instant Articles.<p>There were 7 big updates on Facebook this week.<p>Let's dive into them.<p>1. Facebook Centralizes its Crisis Response<p>Facebook announced its new feature …

Fortune 500

Facebook introduces monetization limitations and new advertiser controls

Today Facebook introduces new limitations on what sort of content can be monetized on its network. It's a move that is designed to keep the social …

Facebook

Facebook Pitches Brand Safety Ahead of Video Ad Push

As Facebook ramps up its new "in-stream" video advertising, the social media company is attempting to avoid the brand safety headaches that have plagued rivals such as YouTube in recent months.<p>Facebook on Wednesday introduced new "monetization eligibility standards" it said are designed to provide …

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Facebook will tell brands where ads appeared, demonetize certain content

Facebook plans to provide advertisers with post-campaign placement reports and has listed nine categories of content ineligible to feature ads.

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