News UK broadens advertisers reach with Social Amp tool

News UK broadens advertisers reach with Social Amp tool

News UK has unveiled a custom social media tool which it claims can broaden the reach of advertisers own content by amplifying the messages across its own domains and social channels. Social Amp has been devised in the wake of Facebook’s updated algorithms, which demotes publisher content in favour of posts by friends and family, […]

Branch Announces Universal Ads and Mobile Measurement Partnership with Facebook

Branch Announces Universal Ads and Mobile Measurement Partnership with Facebook

Branch, the mobile linking infrastructure for the world’s leading brands, announced the immediate availability of Universal Ads. With this launch, Branch is also entering into a partnership with Facebook as a Mobile Measurement Partner (MMP). Powered by Branch’s People-based Attribution engine, Universal Ads enables mobile advertisers and marketers to gain a unified view of their […]

Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

Consumer goods giant Unilever, one of the world’s biggest advertisers, has threatened to pull investment from digital platforms such as Facebook and Google that “create division” in society or fail to protect children. Keith Weed, chief marketing officer at the maker of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Dove soap, will announce the company’s plan in […]

Facebook updates measurement and interface for Page Insights

Facebook updates measurement and interface for Page Insights

Facebook has announced that views on it’s newsfeed won’t be counted in organic reach. Furthermore, the number of times a post appears on the screen of a user will determine the number of views it has generated and not simply the times it has appeared in the newsfeed, which means the measurement is now consistent […]

Instagram entices brands with new shopping-enabled ads

Instagram entices brands with new shopping-enabled ads

Instagram has further commercialised its service with the launch of all new shopping-enabled adverts designed to lure more brands into setting up shop on the photo and video-sharing site. The Facebook-owned platform has already begun mashing together videos and product catalogues to enable members to purchase depicted products without the need to leave the Instagram […]

Facebook’s ad revenue soars as daily user time drops by 5%

Facebook’s ad revenue soars as daily user time drops by 5%

Facebook says changes to its News Feed algorithm has cut the amount of time users spend on the platform by about 50 million hours each day as the number of daily active users increased by 14% to 1.4 billion in 2017. The reduction in user time spent on the platform hasn’t dented its ad revenue, […]

Facebook is banning all cryptocurrency and ICO ads

Facebook is banning all cryptocurrency and ICO ads

Facebook has made the move to ban any ‘misleading’ advertising related to cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) in a bid to protect users from the rise in scams and fraud that cryptocurrencies have come along with. Under the newly-created policy, any ads “that promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading […]

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