The Facebook marketing outfit formerly known as Badgy has rebranded as PerfectPost, and the company also announced an easy way for brands on Facebook to add the social network’s new call to action buttons to their ads.
The overhaul of Facebook’s ad campaign structure, originally announced last November, will begin rolling out March 4, with the major change being the addition of a new level, ad sets, which will be placed between the two existing layers, campaigns and ads.
Location, demographic, interests, and behaviors — these four criteria represent the foundation of Facebook’s new core audiences ad-targeting options, which it will begin rolling out in the coming weeks, and the social network also announced in a post on the Facebook for Business page that its partner categories targeting options will be added to its ads create tool.
Facebook introduced a host of changes to its Power Editor this past weekend.
Facebook announced in late January that page administrators would “soon” be able to add call to action buttons to the lower-right-hand corners of their page post ads, and it appears that soon may be here now.
Facebook Announces Rollout Of Custom Audiences For Websites, Apps; New Call To Action Buttons For Page Post Ads
The extension of Facebook’s custom audiences ad-targeting feature to websites and mobile applications, initially announced by Facebook last October, has been rolled out globally, and the social network also announced that five buttons triggering calls to action — shop now, learn more, sign up, book now, and download — will soon be available in the lower-right-hand corner of page post ads.
Facebook introduced a minor tweak to its ad-targeting options that could prove to be a major help for marketers aiming to focus on specific professions.
The good news keeps coming for application developers on Facebook, as the social network announced three updates for its mobile app ads: the ability to create mobile app ads for engagement and conversion; a more automated audience-creation process; and a simpler way to select ad destinations.