Facebook introduced its Pages to Watch feature last July, enabling page administrators to keep tabs on the pages of their competitors, and Pages to Watch was added to page insights this past February, but what if page admins want to focus on their competing pages’ ads and promoted posts? Enter Compass, which launched in beta earlier this week.
It was reported last August by AllThingsD that Facebook was testing an application enabling celebrities or their page administrators to monitor mentions on Facebook via mobile and respond to fans. Nearly one year later, the social network announced the introduction of Facebook Mentions, the latest app from its Facebook Creative Labs initiative.
Facebook page administrators, beware: While the social network does have verified pages, do not respond to notifications from a page called Verified Page that request permission to take ownership of your pages.
As if page administrators aren’t frustrated enough by plummeting organic reach, it now appears that Facebook is testing a popup window on posts by pages reminding users that they can unfollow those pages.
In January, Facebook began rolling out language-specific names for users, allowing their names to be displayed in the native languages of a select few countries. Now it appears that the social network is testing a similar feature for pages.
Facebook released updated version of its Pages Manager applications for iOS and Android, featuring easier access to tools for page administrators, quicker navigation to page activity and insights, and more direct access to its action bar.
Facebook announced a revamp of the way it ranks videos from both users and pages, with a focus on if users watched videos and for how long, adding that the change only applies to uploaded videos, and not links to videos, which are already treated in a similar fashion.