Facebook Boosting: PR or Advertising?

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PR and advertising can butt heads from time to time. The post Facebook Boosting: PR or Advertising? There is a prideful and territorial debate that rages on behind the scenes as the two different disciplines compete for equal footing with the client.

5 Amazing Facts You Must Know About Facebook Advertising

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Facebook has over 1 billion active daily users. If Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest on earth! Not only that, the average Facebook users logs on 15 times a day and spends 20 minutes browsing, watching videos and interacting with relevant and interesting content!

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Facebook admits to inflating advertisers’ video views

PR Daily

It boils down to this: Facebook claims it was unintentionally boosting the time spent watching videos because it only counted a video as being viewed if it was seen for more than three seconds. Facebook assured advertisers that they weren’t overcharged.

Are You Making These 5 Mistakes with Your Facebook Advertising?

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Facebook is one of the most powerful tools to reach specific audiences. Advertising through this platform can be quite effective, but it is certainly not as easy as it appears. The post Are You Making These 5 Mistakes with Your Facebook Advertising?

What PR Agencies Can Learn From Advertising Week

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Thousands of public relations , advertising and marketing people gathered this week in and around Times Square for New York’s Advertising Week. Randy Feer, President of Fox Networks Group, believes that the most important part to an advertising campaign is content.

Academic group tracks transparency in political advertising on Facebook

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The post Academic group tracks transparency in political advertising on Facebook appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. With a new election season in the U.S.

5 PR Reasons To Use YouTube Advertising for Exposure

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. Have you ever wondered how YouTube advertising can help boost public relations exposure? Here are the top five reasons why you should be utilizing YouTube advertising. Even with these statistics, brands are still not taking advantage of the advertising opportunities on YouTube.

Top five Tips for Optimising Your Facebook Ads Campaign

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Social media advertising is a powerful way to communicate your brands products, key messages and services to a wider audience. Facebook is a platform used by many people and is a great place to start if you’re looking to advertise on social media.

Tool of the Month: Facebook’s GDPR Guidance for Advertisers

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Facebook (and many of the social networks) have already been putting greater transparency measures in place in the recent waves of scrutiny and interest. For example, Facebook discussed openly how it deals with abuse and radicalisation , and Canada allowed consumers to see what ads a company is running at any one time. Facebook’s latest move to be supportive is to help with the forthcoming GDPR regulations. Blog Christian Sharp PR tools Advertising Facebook gdpr Social Medi

Are Facebook Ads Any Good for B2B Marketing?

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If you’re not using Facebook ads because you don’t think they work in B2B marketing , then you are among thin ranks. Several surveys reviewed by eMarketer suggest social media advertising continues to advance – and Facebook is often voted the most effective paid platform – even for B2B.

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How To Create a Simple Facebook Messenger Bot

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Facebook Messenger bots (chatbots) are a controversial feature that was added to the standalone Messenger service earlier this year. And Facebook is building up an analytics tool to help create and track metrics around Facebook Messenger bots.

Marketing trends: A beginner’s guide to programmatic advertising

Agility PR Solutions

In a world dominated by technology, the way we advertise regularly changes as technology continues to evolve. One of our previous blogs mentions that people trust other consumers more than they trust direct brand advertisements.

Netflix CEO: No advertising, just 'cool trailers'

PR Daily

Advertisements for Netflix shows—also known as trailers—are coming to the popular content streaming service. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings confirmed the news on Facebook amid rumors that his company would start serving up ads in the same fashion that YouTube does.

‘The Facebook Times?’: Facebook to Host Original News Content

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Now, Facebook is reportedly moving close to a deal with news sites The New York Times, BuzzFeed and National Geographic to host their original content within Facebook’s site. It’s a clever move to keep people using Facebook more frequently and add additional revenue.

Top five Tips for Optimising Your Facebook Ads Campaign

Prohibition

Social media advertising is a powerful way to communicate your brands products, key messages and services to a wider audience. Facebook is a platform used by many people and is a great place to start if you’re looking to advertise on social media. With that in mind, here are our top tips to help you optimise you Facebook ads campaign: Ensure your assets are visually engaging . Detailed targeting is key to ensure a successful social media advertising campaign.

Navigating the “political” in digital advertising

Media Bullseye

Facebook’s new political labeling rules are catching some unexpected fish in its net. These are the types of political advertising that would typically be required to carry a “paid for by” notification.

How pharmaceutical companies use Facebook to engage customers

NewsWhip

We’ve covered the pharmaceutical industry in depth before , but which brands are getting high engagement on Facebook and how has media covered them in 2019? The top posts for pharma on Facebook present a different narrative, but are also less engaged than their earned media.

During its outage, Facebook turns to Twitter to share updates

PR Daily

Even for Facebook, Twitter is an important channel for live updates in a crisis. The social media company suffered a global outage on Wednesday, affecting users on its Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp platforms. — Facebook (@facebook) March 13, 2019.

Big Tech Advertising: Olive Branch or Smoke Screen?

5W PR

Advertising is a fascinating study in social strategy and messaging, and marketers tend to be observant of the initiatives other brands are taking to reach consumers. Let’s take Facebook’s recent advertising campaign around Facebook Groups as an example.

How Much Impact Has Facebook’s Newsfeed Changes Had?

Shift Communications

Much ado was made during the month of January about Facebook’s Newsfeed changes. To examine the changes, we looked at the Facebook engagement rates of 3,265 Facebook Pages with more than 1,000 followers in four categories: Overall Pages.

Facebook to woo marketers with Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp integration

PR Daily

However, critics pointed to anti-trust issues and Facebook’s ongoing data privacy issues. Facebook is making its ecosystem more welcoming, regardless of which service you use. Though Facebook’s announcement might be exciting for brand managers, users have had mixed reactions.

Will you be Who To See First on Facebook?

Shift Communications

We were asked recently what to make of Facebook’s new “See First” feature, slowly rolling out to audiences around the world. However, set extremely low expectations for anyone to actually do so, and continue to budget ad dollars to your Facebook marketing efforts.

FTC Releases Advertising Disclosures Guidance for Online Influencers

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A new FTC advertising disclosures document and video gives online influencers guidance on how to ensure consumers are aware of advertising relationships. So are terms like “advertisement,” “ad,” and “sponsored.”.

After The Russia Scandal, Is Facebook Growing Up?

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Is the Russia scandal an ultimate comeuppance for Facebook? voters, I was initially skeptical about any real impact on Facebook’s reputation or its business. Facebook has weathered many storms in its 13-year history. Today it is unrivaled as a digital advertising platform.

Report: Social media leads the way in online advertising

PR Daily

The findings show how companies can expand their advertising operations, and they reveal hot trends across the online marketplace. According to the survey, only 66 percent of companies invest in online advertising. Advertising remains intrinsically tied to sales performance, as well.

Facebook is adding chats back into its main app

PR Daily

Facebook is walking back its decision to push users to download its Messenger app, five years after its move caused widespread criticism. Facebook is bringing the Chats back to the app for preparing integrated messaging. Facebook reportedly expects to integrate these services by 2020.

Facebook reveals plans to pivot to privacy-focused platforms

PR Daily

After more than a year of scandal, Facebook wants a do-over. The New York Times reported : Mr. Zuckerberg, who runs Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger, on Wednesday expressed his intentions to change the essential nature of social media. Facebook of the future.

How to Easily Boost Your B2B PR with Native Advertising

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One tool that has picked up surprising momentum in the marketing industry is native advertising. How does native advertising fit into your marketing toolkit? What Is Native Advertising? Native Advertising - A Friend or Foe of B2B PR?

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Facebook launches multi-pronged push toward self-regulation

PR Daily

Facebook wants to beat governments to the punch on regulations and oversight. He wrote: Technology is a major part of our lives, and companies such as Facebook have immense responsibilities. On Monday, Facebook announced it was soliciting public feedback about the new process.).

The Facebook Paradox, Part 1: Winning the Social Media Wars

Shift Communications

Last week, renowned market research firm Edison Research revealed the latest social networking usage statistics : Above, we see that Facebook has effectively won the social media wars. Conventional wisdom and repeated memes all say that Facebook isn’t hot among the youth.

Super Original Thinking is Required to Topple Facebook

Sword and the Script

In the liberty of an abstract context, I’d re-introduce Ello and the new social network’s noble concept that there’s a better model than advertising. Rethinking How Advertising is Bought and Sold. Social Media facebook rant social media advertising

State of Social Media 2Q 2015: Facebook owns 1 out of every 5 smartphone minutes

Shift Communications

We’ve often said that Facebook is the largest nation on the planet. Nowadays, Facebook practically is its own planet. Consider this: the user base of Facebook according to their 2Q 2015 earnings is 1.49 For marketers, this planet is Facebook’s.

Facebook announces shopping feature

PR Daily

The more time you spend on Facebook, the more ads you see. The more ads you see, the more money advertisers will likely spend on Facebook. The problem is, if Facebook users want to buy something online, they have to leave Facebook—but not anymore.

State of Social Media 3Q 2017: Facebook Nears $5 ARPU

Shift Communications

Facebook, the largest social network and arguably the largest product ever made for the human race intentionally, released its 3Q 2017 earnings. After passing 2 billion monthly active users last quarter, Facebook notched another 72 million or so new monthly active users for 3.29% growth.

What Facebook Shops means for the future of e-commerce

PR Daily

Facebook Shops—a feature the company has also rolled out on Instagram—offers exciting new opportunities for brand managers to engage consumers online and drive sales. Amazon also offers two things that Facebook doesn’t at present: reviews and logistics.

Twitter goes after advertisers seeking conversions, VIP users

PR Daily

The social media company announced a new option for advertisers aimed at optimizing conversion. The rollout is geared toward advertisers seeking conversions—people who will visit and then purchase from their site. Amid acquisition rumors , Twitter continues to introduce new ad products.

Reaching Your Audience: Which Online Marketing and Advertising Tactics Actually Work?

Buzzstream

We decided we wanted to pit a few advertising/marketing approaches against each other. While 7 in 10 people would rather watch a 30-second advertisement than give away their email address, 88% would do the same if asked to provide their phone number. . We’ve all been there.

Marketing After Facebook for Brands [VIDEO]

Shift Communications

Facebook changed its algorithm to suppress unpaid brand posts. In this video, we’ll review the five pillars of digital marketing communications and how Facebook’s changes shouldn’t impact the rest of our marketing efforts: Search marketing.

Navigating the “political” in digital advertising

Media Bullseye

Facebook’s new political labeling rules are catching some unexpected fish in its net. These are the types of political advertising that would typically be required to carry a “paid for by” notification.

Communications at Its Best Serves as the Conscience of the Company

Ishmael's Corner

Observing Facebook navigate the onslaught of negative media coverage fueled by the Cambridge Analytics fiasco and Russian operatives using Facebook advertising to advance their cause, I wanted to revisit reputation management and being ready when things don’t go according to plan. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.