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Facebook News Begins Rolling Out in Germany

Facebook said in March that it would add its Facebook News stand-alone tab and bookmark in Germany in May, and the social network made good on its word Tuesday. Facebook News began rolling out in Germany Tuesday with over 100 editorial brands, including Axel Springer and its Bild, Business Insider and Welt, as well as...
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We Are Social’s Tuesday Tweakup #45

Instagram Live unveils options to mute and turn off video“You’re on mute” is a phrase now extending its reach to Instagram Live. The platform has announced it is adding new features that will allow users to mute their microphones and even turn their video off whilst using the app’s Live feature. This is to give hosts more flexibility during live streaming, avoiding annoying background chatter and clatter. A ‘video off’ experience also allows for easier multitasking, meaning you can listen to a L...
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Facebook introduces a new miniplayer that streams Spotify within the Facebook app

Facebook announced last week an expanded partnership with streaming music service Spotify that would bring a new way to listen to music or podcasts directly within Facebook’s app, which it called Project Boombox. Today, the companies via a new “miniplayer” experience that will allow Facebook users to stream from Spotify through the Facebook app on iOS or Android. The feature will be available to both free Spotify users and Premium subscribers. The miniplayer itself is an extension of the socia...
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Facebook launches a series tests to inform future changes to its News Feed algorithms

Facebook may be reconfiguring its News Feed algorithms. After being grilled by lawmakers about the role that Facebook played in the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the company announced this morning it will be rolling out a series of News Feed ranking tests that will ask users to provide feedback about the posts they’re seeing, which will later be incorporated into Facebook’s News Feed ranking process. Specifically, Facebook will be looking to learn which content people find inspirational, what cont...
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How to Get a Chronological News Feed in Facebook

All I ever want is to set my Facebook News Feed to chronological. I don’t care what Facebook thinks I should look at, or what it thinks are the most popular posts around my friend network. I just want to view everyone’s posts based on the time they post them. That’s it.Read more...
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News Corp. Strikes Payments Deal With Facebook in Australia

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. says it has reached a three-year agreement with Facebook under which the publisher will provide news and information to the social media giant’s Facebook News product. The move follows Australia’s recent historic move to approve a law that would force social media and tech giants to pay publishers for news on […]
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Facebook and News Corp Have Reached a Three Year News Distribution Deal

After temporarily disabling Australian news organizations’ ability to share news links in February, Facebook announced on Monday that it had reached a licensing agreement with the news giant News Corp. Read more...
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Top European media outlet refuses to join Facebook News

Facebook is launching its news product in Germany without media giant Axel Springer, which publishes the country's most popular daily newspaper and says it won't participate due to the "inappropriately low remuneration" offered for journalistic content.
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Facebook News Is Expanding to Germany in May, Partnering With Major Newspapers

Facebook is bringing its news curation offering to Germany this spring--after it struck a deal with the country's top publishers, including leading national outlets Der Spiegel, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Die Zeit. Top line Germany is the latest country to come to an agreement with the social platform on Facebook News, which gives users access...
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Factbox: EU Unlikely to Face a Facebook News Ban After Australia - U.S. News & World Report

Factbox: EU Unlikely to Face a Facebook News Ban After Australia   U.S. News & World Report
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Facebook took the nuclear option in Australia. It may be on a collision course with at least 7 other countries.

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott Facebook has blocked Australian users from sharing news articles on its platform.  The move comes after months of wrangling with Australian officials.  But the tech giant also faces pressure from a growing number of governments on how it handles news. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Facebook blocked Australian ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, Instagram, Microsoft, Australia, Washington, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, US, Trends, Eu, Spain

Facebook is working on a newsletter tool for freelancers and independent writers, The New York Times reports

Facebook logo is seen displayed on a phone screen in photo taken in Poland on November 29, 2020. Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Facebook may be entering a burgeoning newsletter software space by the summer, according to The New York Times. The Times reported that Facebook's initiative would work symbiotically with the social media platform. The service, which may launch in the summer, would be set to compete with industry leader Substack. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mor...
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Facebook News Stand-Alone Tab Rolls Out in UK

Facebook began rolling out its stand-alone Facebook News tab in the U.K. Tuesday, after saying late last November that it would do so in early 2021. Director of news partnerships for Europe Jesper Doub said in a blog post last November that Facebook News would debut in the U.K. with publisher partners including Archant, Cond?...
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Facebook News arrives in the UK, has a separate News tab menu with various sections for different topics

UK becomes the first market to access the new Facebook’s News tab. The post Facebook News arrives in the UK, has a separate News tab menu with various sections for different topics appeared first on NextBigWhat.
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Facebook News Tab Launches in the United Kingdom

Facebook News today launched in the United Kingdom, the first country outside of the U.S. to receive the curated news portal. Accessed via a dedicated tab in the mobile Facebook app, the portal features licensed content from hundreds of local and national media organizations including The Guardian, The Economist, The Independent, Channel 4 News, Sky News, Daily Mail Group, and Financial Times, amongst others. Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch that it will be working with a service called Upda...
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Facebook News feature launches in UK

The UK is the second market - after the US - to get Facebook's latest news feature.
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Facebook News launches in the UK, the first international market for its curated news portal

As the United Kingdom prepares to sharpen its focus on how it regulates big tech companies, Facebook is taking a big step up in the role it plays in presenting media to the U.K. public, and into how it works with the country’s media industry. Today it is launching Facebook News in the U.K., Facebook’s first market outside of the U.S. for its dedicated, curated news portal — accessed, like the U.S. version, through a tab in the Android or iOS app menu. The portal will launch with content from hun...
Tags: Google, TC, Facebook, Europe, UK, France, Germany, India, US, Samsung, Tech, United Kingdom, Economist, Axel Springer, Telegraph Media Group, STV

Facebook News launches in the UK, its first market outside of the US for the curated news portal

As the United Kingdom prepares to sharpen its focus on how it regulates big tech companies, Facebook is taking a big step up in the role it plays in presenting media to the U.K. public, and into how it works with the country’s media industry. Today it is launching Facebook News in the U.K., Facebook’s first market outside of the U.S. for its dedicated, curated news portal — accessed like the U.S. version through a tab in the Android or iOS app menu. The portal will launch with content from hundr...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Europe, UK, France, Germany, India, US, Samsung, Tech, United Kingdom, Economist, Axel Springer, Telegraph Media Group, STV, Facebook News

Facebook is reportedly developing AI to summarize news — what could go wrong?

Facebook has been trying to get a foothold in the news space for many years. Last year, the company launched a dedicated section on its site called Facebook News for users in the US. It also wants to expand this program to other countries such as Brazil, Germany, and India. But that’s not the only project the social network is working on in the news space. According to a report from BuzzFeed News, Facebook is testing an AI-powered tool called TL;DR (Too Long; Didn’t Read) to summarize news piece...
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ABC’s Election Coverage Was 2020’s Most Clicked Article From Facebook News

Facebook shared its 20 most-clicked-on news stories of the year, along with several growth stories regarding its Instant Articles offering for publishers. The social network said the top 100 publishers using Instant Articles in Canada and the U.S. saw revenue per thousand article reads grow 48% year-over-year. That growth rate was 27% for the top...
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Facebook to pay news publishers in UK for content from 2021

Facebook will launch its curated news platform, Facebook News, in the United Kingdom in January 2021. The social media giant announced on Monday that it will begin paying news publishers in the UK for featuring content — that is not already on the platform — in a dedicated news tab in the Facebook app. The company said some of UK’s biggest news publishers such as Conde Nast, The Economist, Guardian Media Group and so on will feature on Facebook News. “We expect many more partners to join prior t...
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Stand-Alone Facebook News Tab to Roll Out in the UK

Facebook will bring its Facebook News stand-alone news tab to the U.K. in early 2021. The social network introduced Facebook News in October 2019 as a stand-alone tab in its flagship mobile application designed to feature the work of roughly 200 news outlets. It became available throughout the U.S. in June as a bookmark in...
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Facebook News will pay UK outlets for content in 2021

Starting in January, Facebook will pay UK publishers for some - but not all - of their content.
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Facebook is threatening to block Australians from sharing news on its platforms if government regulation goes ahead

The world's governments will be watching Australia's example closely to identify a workable model for regulation. Erin Scott/Reuters Facebook has threatened to block Australians from sharing news content on its platforms if the government's proposed media bargaining code goes ahead.The code would set out standards for big tech platforms like Facebook to pay news publishers for displaying their content.If the code is approved, Facebook would prevent Australian users from sharing news...
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We Are Social’s Tuesday Tweakup #43

Ecommerce features expanded on Facebook and Instagram Facebook has announced a number of new ecommerce features for both the main Facebook app and Instagram. They include a new section called Facebook Shop (currently being tested in the US) where users will be able to can find products from a variety of different businesses. For Instagram, the company has also been testing a live shopping experience called Instagram Live Shopping, where businesses can show off products in a live video. This shou...
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Facebook threatens to block news sharing on its platforms in Australia

Facebook will not allow publishers and users in Australia to share local and international news on Facebook and Instagram if the country passes a proposed code which is set to challenge Facebook and Google’s influence over online news, the company said in a blog post on Monday. Facebook said that despite numerous proposals to the Australian government, it was left with a choice of either removing news entirely or “accepting a system that lets publishers charge us for as much content as they want...
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The Future of Facebook: Three Trends Worth Watching

A few recent announcements across the social media landscape recently led me to theorize the future direction that Facebook may take. As a leading social media agency, we’ve watched this platform evolve since day one, updating strategies as new features emerged and others disappeared. But current events have made our team wonder what impact new changes will have for social media marketers. Let’s jump right in. Merging of Instagram Messages and Facebook Messenger Earlier this month, Faceb...
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Facebook tests linking your FB account to your news subscriptions

Facebook is testing out a new feature that could help news publishers create a better experience for paying subscribers on the social network. The idea is that when Facebook identifies a subscriber from one of its publisher partners, that subscriber will be invited to link their news account to their Facebook account. Once they’re linked, if they encounter a paywalled article on Facebook, they’ll be able to read it without hitting the paywall or having to log-in again. Facebook also says that...
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Facebook ‘considering’ launching News tab in India; will pay news publishers

Facebook said that it is “considering” launching its News tab in multiple countries, including India, UK, Germany, France, and Brazil, after it had first launched the service in the US in June. The timeline to launch the service in these countries is vague, as Facebook said it will roll out “within the next six months to a year”. A notable absentee in this list is Australia, where a new code has proposed that digital entities, such as Facebook and Google, will have to pay Australian media compan...
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Facebook News to launch in Brazil, India, UK, says Facebook

Facebook plans to soon launch its Facebook News tab in countries beyond the U.S., to include Brazil, France, Germany, India, and the UK, the company announced on Tuesday. Facebook News will will launch in the coming months in those countries. Users in the United States got it last year. Sara Fischer [@sarafischer] at Axios tweeted earlier, "Facebook expediting launch of News Tab abroad — Eyeing UK, Germany, France, India, Brazil — Sources say it's working out deals to pay some publishers — S...
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