What goes viral on Facebook? April 2018 analysis

NewsWhip

We look at the data to see what types of websites saw the most engagement on Facebook in April 2018, and contrast that with the stories that tend to go viral on the platform. The post What goes viral on Facebook?

How viral publishers like UNILAD and LADbible engage audiences on Facebook

NewsWhip

The post How viral publishers like UNILAD and LADbible engage audiences on Facebook appeared first on NewsWhip. […]. Audience Digital Journalism

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Capture viral behavior with strange projects

Marketwired

They think of their Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram as an extension of their very dry, very corporate website, or they view it like a magical chute they drop very boring, heavily branded things down, and consider the job done. [By Karen Geier].

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Facebook will hide undesirable viral content

PR Daily

For content providers looking to make an impact on Facebook, it’s not enough to simply go viral anymore—you must be the right type of viral. A change in Facebook’s news feed algorithm will essentially work to push down some types of viral posts that appear in users’ feeds.

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7 hints to help create viral content

PR Daily

If you manage to bring viral attention towards a specific piece of content, you’ll instantly boost the awareness. How exactly do you create viral content? For long-form content to go viral, it has to be perfectly formatted. Meet him on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Go Viral in 2020 with Real-Time Media Monitoring

Critical Mention

Stay a step ahead of your competitors in the new year by using lightning-fast media monitoring to go viral. . The post Go Viral in 2020 with Real-Time Media Monitoring appeared first on Critical Mention - Media Monitoring.

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5 tricks to help your content go viral

PR Daily

Like a virus, in your body or your computer, viral content spreads quickly and spontaneously. However, unlike those first two uses of the term, on the internet, something viral is usually a good thing. Here are a few key elements of that a lot of viral content has in common: 1.

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Kohl’s capitalizes on viral ‘Happy Chewbacca’ Facebook video

PR Daily

It’s the simple joys,” now-viral sensation Candice Payne recently said, and Internet users—along with marketers—agree. On Thursday, Payne recorded a Facebook Live video that captured viewers’ attention in a massive way. Viral sensation boosts sales and brand exposure.

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6 Research-Based Insights About Viral Content

Cision

If you’re like me, you probably greet articles about content virality with a healthy dose of skepticism. One of the most prolific researchers on the topic of virality and content perpetuation is Wharton Marketing Professor Jonah Berger , author of “Contagious: How Things Catch On.”

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7 hints to help create viral content

PR Daily

If you manage to bring viral attention towards a specific piece of content, you’ll instantly boost the awareness. How exactly do you create viral content? For long-form content to go viral, it has to be perfectly formatted. Facebook.

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RyanAir fires crew over viral fake photo

PR Daily

The stranded Crew, in a gesture of protest, took a photo that immediately became viral: Laying on the floor was the only option to rest; their "suitable accommodation," SNPVAC said in a statement released in October.

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Facebook considers removing ‘likes,’ Whataburger responds to viral rodent video, and Bugatti sets a record and then shifts gears

PR Daily

Facebook considers removing ‘likes’. The social media company has previewed this change on Instagram, but it hasn’t revealed the results of the trial nor made the new system live for Facebook users—yet. Facebook changes its metrics for posts; Instagram enlarges photos.

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Who were the top publishers on Facebook in October 2019?

NewsWhip

Who were the top publishers on Facebook in October 2019? We’re getting towards the end of the year, and as we enter the final quarter, we took a look at the top publishers on Facebook for October 2019. . The top publishers on Facebook in October 2019.

These were the top publishers on Facebook in January 2020

NewsWhip

As we progress rapidly through 2020, we looked back at the most engaged publishers for the month of January to determine the publishers with the most engaged content on Facebook. . Additionally, these rankings do not include media natively uploaded to a Facebook Page, such as a Facebook video.

Going viral: 6 mistakes content marketers make

PR Daily

Have you wondered why you’ve never created viral content? Here are six habits you need to change (or forget) to go viral: 1. Viral content is not synonymous with well-received content. People who create viral content know you can’t always be safe.

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Viral Math for Loop Designers

Doctor Spin

Going from 1,000 views (1 st cycle) to 1,100 new views (2 nd cycle) equals a viral coefficient of 1,1. And anything above 1,0 = viral, wohoo! you get 1,210 (1,100 x viral coefficient) additional views after the 3 rd cycle! Still hungry for viral success?

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Viral Loops (and the Math Behind Them)

Doctor Spin

Let’s do some viral loop math! Going from 1,000 views (1 st cycle) to 1,100 new views (2 nd cycle) equals a viral coefficient of 1,1. And anything above 1,0 = viral, wohoo! you get 1,210 (1,100 x viral coefficient) additional views after the 3 rd cycle!

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Viral Marketing: The Hope, Hype and Helplessness

Sword and the Script

It’s every marketer’s dream to go viral, but only a handful will ever experience it. While marketers can do things to set the conditions for going viral, things can’t be made to go viral. At best, viral marketing is usually a gamble with marketing credibility.

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Viral Loops (and the Math Behind Them)

Doctor Spin

Let’s do some viral loop math! Going from 1,000 views (1 st cycle) to 1,100 new views (2 nd cycle) equals a viral coefficient of 1,1. And anything above 1,0 = viral, wohoo! you get 1,210 (1,100 x viral coefficient) additional views after the 3 rd cycle!

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Who were the top publishers on Facebook in September 2019?

NewsWhip

Who were the top publishers on Facebook in September 2019? This analysis includes English-language content from publishers, ranked by Facebook likes, shares, and comments to their web content, ranked by domain. The post Who were the top publishers on Facebook in September 2019?

3 PR and marketing alternatives to ‘going viral’

PR Daily

I first started practicing PR over a decade ago, when clients thought that “going viral” meant getting their product on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”. We want to go viral!" (If If you doubt the stress from working in PR, imagine trying to force a pair of shoelaces go viral.).

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The science behind huge viral campaigns

PR Daily

Virality is one of the most fascinating subjects in PR. Viral hits are (usually) not the result of some big brand spending a million dollars to make something popular. Not for lack of trying, because big brands do actually spend millions of dollars to make things go viral.

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McKinney Police Department, NAACP president respond to viral video

PR Daily

The McKinney Police Department placed the officer in the video on administrative leave and issued the following on Facebook: Pool Party Incident:On June 5, 2015 at approximately 7:15 p.m.,

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University of Florida president apologizes following viral videos

PR Daily

Tweets such as these made the rounds on Twitter and Facebook: UF Twitter ????. Celebration quickly turned to criticism after videos of a University of Florida’s commencement ceremony spread online.

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TikTok’s growth spurt, Halloween-themed social media posts, and rivals stoking a viral YouTube fundraiser

PR Daily

Good morning, PR pros: UnityPoint Health – Meriter is racking up engagement on Facebook with a holiday-themed post, its “NICU Halloween Costume Contest,” that underscores the health system’s work: NICU Halloween Costume Contest: Cast your votes now!

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Top five tips to improve Facebook engagement

Prohibition

Keeping up with Facebook ’s ever-changing algorithms and ensuring you’re not only delivering the right kind of content for your audience but posting at the right times isn’t always the easiest of tasks, but we’re here to break it all down to help you really crack social media content on Facebook.

‘RIPTwitter’ goes viral after users learn of timeline redesign

PR Daily

Rumors have been swirling for weeks that the struggling social platform would be moving from its traditional reverse-chronological ordered timeline to a more Facebook-style algorithm. Twitter’s growth has stalled in favor of rival social networks like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.

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Dillard’s apologizes after breastfeeding mom’s post goes viral

PR Daily

In a Facebook post—that garnered significant attention online—Chattanooga Dillard’s customer Whitney Hale describes her recent experience attempting to breastfeed inside of the store: I searched for a quiet secluded area to nurse my child.

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Less “let’s go viral” and more “let’s build community”

Communications Conversations

As Holmes states, years ago the frequent ask from brands and clients was: “We want this to go viral.” Fewer people are talking about virality and shares, and more people are talking about community. Your brand was just getting started on Facebook.

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ESPN cuts Curt Schilling after insensitive post goes viral

PR Daily

The final straw was a controversial Facebook post, which has since been deleted. ESPN has taken former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling off the mound. In a strategic and somewhat predictable move, the broadcast network has parted ways with its former analyst.

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Lesson From Facebook: 5 Tips on Handling Crisis Communications

Shift Communications

Most recently, Facebook just experienced the classic example of a crisis communications case study. Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg, responded to the Cambridge Analytica scandal many days after. In the digital world, news goes viral almost instantly.

Super Original Thinking is Required to Topple Facebook

Sword and the Script

Virality, or appearance of virality, can be fabricated for a price. But it’s that sort of radical thinking that’s going to be required to topple Facebook from its top seed. The post Super Original Thinking is Required to Topple Facebook appeared first on Sword and the Script.

Facebook, we have a problem: Tacky Apollo 11 ads are running amok

Agility PR Solutions

They have been hawking their wares almost virally on Facebook timelines. The post Facebook, we have a problem: Tacky Apollo 11 ads are running amok appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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21 ways to boost your content's viral potential

PR Daily

Professionals who deal in content, are all chasing the idea of going viral. Images will boost your post’s potential for going viral. Professional images see 121 percent more Facebook shares than semi-professional images.

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Facebook rolls out more-diverse emojis

PR Daily

Facebook messages are about to get more colorful. Users can select their skin tone in Facebook messenger, so that emojis will follow the set preference. The new emojis also offer Facebook users “gender-agnostic options” and feature several female emojis.

3 social media lessons from police departments’ viral ‘lip sync challenge’

PR Daily

The Norfolk, Virginia Police Department’s version of “Uptown Funk” has earned the organization media coverage—as well as garnering more than 39 million views on Facebook: [FREE DOWNLOAD: How to transform dull stories into compelling content ].

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How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Despite its uncertainty in the stock market, Facebook continues to be an excellent way to connect with your client base and potential customers. But like any other marketing strategy, growing your B2B Facebook community simply requires an investment of time and genuine engagement.

Get more shares: 3 essential Facebook tactics

PR Daily

Shares drive virality. Nowhere is this more apparent than on Facebook, where shares recently supplanted “likes” as the metric of choice. More than 70 percent of Facebook traffic comes through mobile devices, which means you must optimize content for mobile in every possible way. Make sure to size and crop photos to fit Facebook's mobile dimensions,” says Laura Nathan-Garner, program director of integrated media communications at Houston’s MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Facebook seeks to keep publisher content, videos on Facebook

PR Daily

Facebook is continuing its quest to offer users everything within its platform, including news and entertainment. The answer is simple: Facebook has 1.4 Facebook isn’t being altruistic in this deal, however, and increased views come at a price.

Ice Bucket Challenge, 'Like A Girl' win Facebook awards

PR Daily

A pair of viral marketing campaigns have won the top prize in the fourth annual Facebook Awards. The “Ice Bucket Challenge,” which helped ALS charities raise more than $220 million, won the Blue Award. Sharing the award is the “ Like a Girl ” campaign from Always.