How To Create a Simple Facebook Messenger Bot

Cision

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.

3 Facebook Features That Benefit The Media

Cision

When Facebook first launched, users searched for classmates and dorm room friends. In fact, Facebook users are more likely to post and respond to news content than Twitter users. Facebook paid attention to the way journalists were using the site and launched Signal in September 2015.

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4 Ways to Link Facebook Posts to Business Outcomes

Cision

One of the most frustrating things about Facebook is to understand the potential of the network and not to be able to tie network activity back to business outcomes. We all understand the unique massiveness that is Facebook : 936 million average daily active users.

What PR Pros Need to Know About Facebook’s “Signal”

Cision

Facebook wants to help journalists find the signal in the noise… And now it’s created a free newsgathering tool called Signal to help journos do just that.” – Julia Greenberg, Wired. A few weeks ago, Facebook introduced a media tool for journalists called “Signal.”

5 HUGE Misconceptions About Facebook’s Value to Your Business

Cision

Facebook, it seems, is unstoppable.” As much as the PR profession has distanced itself from AVE, many businesses measure the value of Facebook Likes in a similar context. A Facebook Like may be valued at $174 according to AdWeek and $161.30

10 New Facebook Features for 2016

Cision

A recent Cornell study describes how Facebook users are increasingly dependent on its utility. In fact, the study asserts that users don’t leave Facebook for lack of utility : they leave for fear of addiction. Facebook Live Video (for all). Facebook Professional Services.

Emory’s Excellent Crisis Communication on Facebook

Melissa Agnes

This discussion was first started because of the Ebola crisis and the fact that the Emory University Hospital was being attacked on Facebook because people were scared and against the fact that two missionary doctors who contracted the awful disease were being brought back to the U.S.

5 Things To Know About Facebook’s Algorithm Change

Cision

” – Adam Mosseri, VP, Product Management, (Facebook) News Feed. You may have read that Facebook recently announced an algorithm change, stating that “friends and family” will be prioritized over Page content in the Facebook News Feed.

Here’s the reason why Facebook stories are failing

Norton's Notes

On the second day, Mark Zuckerberg pioneered a huge infiltration of clone after clone of the Snapchat stories feature, with every branch of the Facebook family tree miraculously adding an almost identical version of the mobile app’s features to its platforms. What is Facebook Stories?

Facebook’s New “See First” Feature Gives Consumers Control, Challenges Brands

Cision

Facebook is at it again. Here are four ways the new Facebook “See First” feature impacts brands: 1. Facebook’s “See First” feature comes with a new algorithm to throw in the mix. Facebook’s “See First” feature is putting the control into the hands of your consumers.

First Step Towards Facebook ROI: Educate With Content

Cision

Facebook has been disrupting the scene for some time now. In 2015, brands need an ad budget to make Facebook work. Here’s a quick overview of how to create your Facebook content plan: 1. On Facebook, your top priority as a business is to educate.

7 Brand New Facebook Features You Should Know About

Cision

Facebook is constantly changing, and keeping up with its new features is difficult for most communications and marketing professionals. Here is the latest and greatest from Facebook: 1. Facebook Messenger allows you to add contacts (who are not your “friends”).

10 Facebook Features That Businesses Should Use More Often

Cision

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article detailing 10 new Facebook features for 2016 which naturally sparked a lot of interest: after all, who isn’t excited about shiny new features on Facebook? Facebook Search. Facebook API / SDKs. Best Practices Featured Facebook

Facebook’s Doomed “Yay Button”

ReimaginePR

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Mastering the Facebook Pixel for More Profitable Ad Campaigns

Solo PR Pro

Without a doubt, one of the biggest and most common mistakes that brands make when it comes to Facebook Advertising is choosing the wrong campaign objective from the start. This requires setting up the Facebook Pixel. To begin, go the Pixels section within your Facebook Ad account.

The #1 Facebook Post Mistake Every Brand Should Avoid

Polaris

People check Facebook to see pictures of their friends and family, laugh at the latest memes and learn about breaking news. For brands, the way to get the most value from Facebook is to view it as a social setting (which it obviously is) and behave in manner that will make you popular.

When Facebook Wins

HMA Public Relations

The post When Facebook Wins appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Emergencies and social media.the two go hand-in-hand nowadays when it comes to sharing information, especially when there's spotty cell service. Click below for more].

How to Make Facebook a Career Book

PR Job Coach

The revelation that companies are asking potential employees for Facebook passwords got me thinking about how Facebook has rapidly evolved as both diary and biography. type information, Facebook is fast becoming a treasure trove of great data about the 850 million people who use it.

State of Social Q1 2017: Facebook nears 2 billion users, says video or else

Shift Communications

Facebook’s overall growth remained above 4% quarter-over-quarter in Q1, which it has sustained over the past 3 quarters. It’s equally fair to generalize that marketers who have a strong Facebook strategy also have a solid mobile strategy if they’re executing well.

Don’t Quit Facebook Yet

Shift Communications

Earlier this week Forrester analyst Nate Elliott released another one of his bi-annual “Facebook is failing marketers” reports that takes aim squarely at Twitter and Facebook when it comes to marketing tactics. It simply penalizes brands that are using Facebook incorrectly.

Facebook nixes 'like-gating'

PR Daily

If you’ve been telling people who visit your brand’s Facebook page, or apps on your page, to “like” those things to get coupons, enter contests, or otherwise earn special rewards they wouldn’t otherwise get, you have until Nov.

Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

Waxing UnLyrical

Whether you want to go for coffee, meet a friend or keep yourself posted on your friends’ birthdays, Facebook is where today’s generation updates each other by sharing the minutest details of their lives on the platform. Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

Facebook Changes That May Impact Your Crisis Communication Reach

Melissa Agnes

Though Facebook isn’t a leading source of information dissemination in a crisis , it is an important channel to communicate on if your organization has a strong Facebook following that will turn to your fan page for updates and to express themselves and communicate with you and others.

The Facebook Paradox, Part 2: No Free Lunch

Shift Communications

In the previous post , we discussed the dominance of Facebook’s audience reach. The flip side of this coin is Facebook’s continued reduction in what brands and companies can do for free on their service. May 2012 : Facebook rolls out Promoted Posts for brand Pages.

6 Ways Facebook Branded Content Changes the Influencer Game

Shift Communications

On Friday, Facebook announced a significant change to its branded content guidelines: any influencer or publisher creating Facebook branded content MUST tag the brand in their posts. At least on Facebook, that game is now over.

Dear Facebook your customer service for social media agencies sucks!

Norton's Notes

We all know Facebook is the behemoth of the social media world, our clients have to use it, and now it’s gone pay to play, we all have to spend our budgets to use it to get some kind of decent reach, unless you are in the camp that says it’s time to ignore the platform altogether.

Facebook SEO and Post Search: What it Means for Brands

Shift Communications

This week, Facebook enabled the ability for everyone to search posts. Much like Google, you can head to Facebook and use the search bar to find old posts. Facebook SEO. Which means, Facebook just established SEO for the entire archive of public posts.

What Facebook Dislikes Could Mean for Data-Driven Marketers

Shift Communications

The Internet is abuzz with Facebook’s latest ‘innovation’, the dislike button (or something like it). Right now, in Facebook’s analytics, we see a few basic functions that get lumped together as “engagement” – likes, comments, and shares.

Find your Brand’s Optimum Facebook Strategy

Shift Communications

The Facebook news feed algorithm is in constant flux. One of the fundamental truths to Facebook in current environments, however, is that brands (in general) need to pay in order to be seen.

5 Amazing Facts You Must Know About Facebook Advertising

Cision

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!

Twitter’s Facebook-like Algorithm: What It Means for PR

Cision

Last week, Twitter announced that they would implement their Facebook-like algorithm across all user accounts. What I want to do in this post is briefly look at how algorithmic impressions impacted Facebook and project these on to the “new” Twitter.

How Facebook Could Become Irrelevant

Waxing UnLyrical

After surpassing 1 billion users this past month, Facebook has become an institution that appears to have some staying power. But there is a lingering issue that threatens Facebook’s dominance even more than advertising revenue and stockholder discontent.

Facebook video views: The new fluff social media metric

Communications Conversations

Earlier this week, YouTube creator Hank Green authored a pretty pointed post about Facebook video and its many flaws titled “Theft, Lies and Facebook video.” The key is how Facebook counts its videos views. Not so in Facebook-land. But Facebook: Just 3 seconds.

How the Associated Press Fights Fake News on Facebook…and Everywhere Else

Cision

Carvin is the point person in a partnership that began in December 2016 between the AP and Facebook that illustrates some of the efforts the AP is undertaking to scrub misinformation from readers’ views. Information is everywhere.

10 Tips for Using Facebook Live to Build an Audience

The Proactive Report

Facebook has the largest digital audience, so Facebook Live is the obvious choice to reach and engage almost any audience. Facebook suggests you just press the Live button and start broadcasting. Here are some tips to make your Facebook Live more effective: Do the planning.

12 Quotes on Facebook ROI From Mari Smith

Cision

Eleven years after Facebook’s debut, the social media giant has racked up 968 million daily active users. Tack on Facebook’s frequently-changing algorithms and shrinking organic reach and your business may feel overwhelmed. Featured Influencers facebook ads Mari Smith ROI

How (and Why) to Use the Silent Treatment in Facebook Video Ads

Polaris

Last month, Facebook announced a new feature—automated video captions. It’s not difficult to guess why Facebook considers captions important. When you scroll through your Facebook news feed, you typically watch video without the sound.

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Facebook Launches an Emergency “Check-In” Tool: Safety Check

Melissa Agnes

As Twitter has its emergency alert system , and Google offers a crisis response resource , Facebook has recently launched an emergency check-in tool, called Safety Check. How Facebook’s Safety Check works. A good initiative on Facebook’s part.

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Facebook Reacts to Facebook Reactions

Shift Communications

Facebook has finally released the new Reactions globally across the platform and the reactions have varied from like to love. This also means that monitoring posts on Facebook is a must. In the data export for Facebook analytics, any reaction is still simply a like. Oh wow !

State of Social Media Q4 2015: Half of Facebook Users Go Mobile Only

Shift Communications

Let’s see how Facebook closed out 2015. Facebook’s overall growth slowed, quarter over quarter, to just under 3%. billion people, at 1.591 billion: Note the brown line below: the only region which showed monthly active user growth was Facebook’s European division.