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Facebook and Google might get walloped by the thousands of small businesses impacted by the coronavirus, but their massive ad businesses will come out stronger in the end

Facebook and Google will take a revenue hit as the thousands of small businesses that they rely on for advertising cut back spending amid the coronavirus, but ad buyers say they'll come out stronger long term. Wall Street firm Pivotal Research Group expects Facebook's 2021 revenue to be down 20% to 25% while Google's will decline 15% to 20%. Facebook acknowledged that its ad business would be impacted by the spike in usage of messaging apps that aren't as lucrative as its newsfeed and stories ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Washington State, Alphabet, SMB, Hippo, McCann Worldgroup, Alex Schultz, Pivotal Research Group, Craig Atkinson, Wpromote, Mothner, Mike Mothner


Facebook Ad Spend, Cost Per Click Take a Hit During the Coronavirus Crisis

Facebook issued a mixed update on its stability during the coronavirus pandemic, saying that its infrastructure is running smoothly, despite dealing with a heavier workload, but its revenue is taking a hit. Vice president of analytics Alex Schultz and outgoing vp of engineering Jay Parikh said in a Newsroom post that while activity is up...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Newsroom, Jay Parikh, Alex Schultz, Social Pro Daily, Coronavirus


Facebook's ads business is being hurt by coronavirus — even though the lockdown has caused unprecedented usage

Usage of Facebook has skyrocketed due to coronavirus lockdowns. But its ad business isn't getting boosted, as much of the activity is on unmonetized services, while advertisers are pulling back due to the pandemic. On Tuesday, the company published a blog post detailing how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the business. Messaging and group video-chats are seeing particular spikes in usage. Usage of Facebook is booming. But its ads business isn't seeing the benefit. The Silicon Valley-bas...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Italy, Silicon Valley, Signal, Jay Parikh, Alex Schultz


Facebook’s new transparency report now includes data on takedowns of ‘bad’ content, including hate speech

Facebook this morning released its latest Transparency report, where the social network shares information on government requests for user data, noting that these requests had increased globally by around 4 percent compared to the first half of 2017, though U.S. government-initiated requests stayed roughly the same. In addition, the company added a new report to accompany the usual Transparency report, focused on detailing how and why Facebook takes action on enforcing its Community Standards, s...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Mexico, Germany, Tech, Nyt, Myanmar, Zuckerberg, NDA, Rosen, Alex Schultz, Guy Rosen


Facebook says it removed 583 million fake accounts

Facebook said it took down 583 million fake profiles in the first three months of the year, usually within minutes of their creation. The company also scrubbed 837 million pieces of spam and acted on 2.5 million instances of hate speech, it said on Tuesday in its first-ever report on how effectively it’s enforcing community standards. Facebook came under intense scrutiny earlier this year over the use of private data and the impact of unregulated content on its community of 2.2 billion monthly u...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Islamic State, Bloomberg, Sport, Soccer, Myanmar, Zuckerberg, Menlo Park California, Alex Schultz, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF


Facebook removed 583 million fake accounts, enforcing standards

Facebook said it took down 583 million fake profiles in the first three months of the year, usually within minutes of their creation. The company also scrubbed 837 million pieces of spam and acted on 2.5 million instances of hate speech, it said on Tuesday in its first-ever report on how effectively it’s enforcing community standards. Facebook came under intense scrutiny earlier this year over the use of private data and the impact of unregulated content on its community of 2.2 billion monthly u...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Islamic State, Bloomberg, Sport, Soccer, Myanmar, Zuckerberg, Menlo Park California, Alex Schultz, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF


‘The Walking Dead’ fans talk death and survival before the hit AMC show returns on Sunday

There’s so much suspense looming as the eighth season of AMC’s hit post-apocalyptic TV series “The Walking Dead” returns at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22. Not only is the episode slated to be a nail-biting series kick-off, but it’s also the milestone 100th episode of the Emmy Award-winning series. The battle is certainly brewing between Rick Grimes & Co. and the show’s latest protagonist, Negan, and his loyal brood. One thing is for certain, someone is going to die. We stopped to talk to super fans ...
Tags: Halloween, Nbc, Amc, Walking Dead, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Arizona, San Diego, Amusement Parks, Maggie, Griffin, Universal Studios, Amy, Glenn, Abraham


Three Ways To Turn Your Business Around By Learning From Facebook

by Mike Hoefflinger, author of “Becoming Facebook: The 10 Challenges That Defined the Company That’s Disrupting the World“ Do you or your company need a turn-around? Your business isn’t Facebook, but you certainly can learn from the social-media titan by examining how it operates — when things are going well, and not so well. The company’s ascension, chronicled in “Becoming Facebook“, is a business adventure of unprecedented growth, game-changing acquisitions, recovery from a chaotic IPO and a ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Ebay, Business Growth, Intel, Silicon Valley, Andy Grove, Zuckerberg, Glassdoor, Mike, Google Twitter, Growing A Business, Business Advice, Thinking Aloud


Alex Schultz’s Fantastic Lecture on Growth

YCombinator and Sam Altman have put together a tremendous resource for entrepreneurs, product managers, product marketers, etc… they have made available a series of lectures around YC’s “How to Start a Startup” course and it is truly excellent. Not only are the topics spot on – and relevant to all aspects of founding, building and growing and business – but they have phenomenal leaders giving their talks. I will ultimately do a couple of these posts – but wanted to start by embedding Alex SCh...
Tags: Facebook, Ebay, Startup, Sam Altman, Alex, Web 2.0, Startup Lessons, Alex Schultz