Articles Tagged ‘Facebook’

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ICYMI: Josh Donaldson to make acting debut on History, Facebook dives into journalism

In case you missed it: History is hoping the Jays’ third-baseman is as popular on the small screen as he is on the field, Fido is delivering Viceland for free to its customers and Facebook is laying out more plans to curb fake news.

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Facebook discloses error on Instant Articles

Third-party measurement company comScore has found that iPhone traffic on the articles were under-reported for about two months.

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ICYMI: Facebook and Instagram get ‘snappy,’ Canada’s smallest TV station closes

In case you missed it: Instagram and Facebook have added new camera options including live streaming and facial filters, CJBN in Kenora will close in January and Bonnie Hillman has been named chair of SMCC.

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Facebook reports another round of metrics errors

The errors, discovered internally, centre around like and share counts, live video reactions and campaign reach predictions.

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Execs report autoplay ads to be least effective online format: study

A new study from Quartz details the online preferences of the elusive demo.

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Facebook in 2016: Canadians love international news

The social network’s year-end data shows that Canadians have posted more about the U.S. election than its own political stories.

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New study shows Snapchat leads in social ‘stickiness’

New research from Solutions Research Group has found that the average age of Facebook users is 13 years higher than the average Snapchat user.

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What’s hot on Instagram in Canada: Drake, Niagara Falls and #swag

The Facebook-owned platform, which has doubled in size in the last two years, has taken a look at what’s hot this year.

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Industry experts call for more third-party verification on Facebook

The media industry weighs in on what Facebook owes its advertisers, and why critics may need to put down the pitchfork.

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Kids Help Phone goes 360

The organization’s goal was to tell a story without the use of a script, resulting in its first use of the immersive medium.

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Facebook highlights several errors, rolls out metrics fixes

The social networking site has updated several of its measurement tools and announced miscalculations on several metrics for ad clients.

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Facebook adjusts multicultural ad targeting following criticism

While the tool, which allows advertisers to market to specific ethnic groups, will remain an option, it’s been updated to curb potential discrimination, says Facebook.

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ICYMI: Facebook continues mobile growth, Canadian execs shuffle

In case you missed it: 84% of Facebook’s Q3 ad revenue was mobile and VP marketing changes at FGL Sports and Unilever.

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Facebook mobile revenue to hit $30 billion next year: study

New research by eMarketer predicts that 54% of the social media co’s ad revenue will come from outside the U.S. next year.

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New platform makes social media charitable

Talking with the co-founders of Pixhug, a platform that pairs charities and sponsors together to raise funds.