Facebook has repeatedly stressed its mission to provide the most relevant ads on News Feed, and the social network Thursday announced two more steps it is taking toward doing so: When users indicate that they don’t want to see specific ads, Facebook will take into account the reasons why those users rejected those ads when decided whether or not to serve them to other users. And more weight will be given to feedback from users who rarely or infrequently reject ads, compared with input from serial ad rejecters.
Facebook is constantly tweaking its News Feed algorithm, so users generally see the stories they will like, comment on, or share. Now the social network is starting to ask old News Feed users how interesting they find page posts in their News Feeds.
Those who manage Facebook pages can often use all the help they can get. The social network announced two things Tuesday to aid page administrators: the newest version of Pages Manager for iOS devices is in the Apple App Store, and the site has launched a feedback panel so managers can share what works and what needs to be fixed.
There has been much discussion within the Facebook marketing world about what to post to Facebook pages and when. New features recently released by AgoraPulse, which provides cost-effective Facebook solutions to businesses, allow page administrators to see what types of posts are most popular, when they’re most popular, and what kinds of posts users are hiding or marking as spam.
Wondering how you can overtake your competition in terms of likes, shares, and engagement? Don’t be afraid to give them a like and track them on Facebook. Panelists of the “Competitive Analysis on Facebook” discussion at Friday’s AllFacebook Marketing Conference in San Francisco spoke about the importance of keeping tabs on your competitors.
Facebook may extend the negative feedback page metrics from individual posts to pagewide.
Facebook Insights are getting more insightful, adding a new metric that displays negative feedback on posts.
Facebook has been testing new ways to elicit user feedback on advertising.