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Facebook Video Metric Update

Background In August, Facebook announced three changes to how video views are reported as part of an initiative to (a) give a more accurate view of video consumption and (b) simplify reporting by reducing the number of available metrics. These…

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Facebook Announces IGTV

Executive Summary Facebook recently announced IGTV, a space within Instagram and also a standalone mobile app which will allow users to watch long-form vertical videos. This is the most recent move by Facebook to capitalize on additional placements and formats…

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Facebook Announces Newsfeed Algorithm Change

Summary Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg announced yesterday that the platform will be making a major change in how its News Feed algorithm works in order to make it more “meaningful” for users. This change will provide users with more content from…

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Facebook Introduces a New Platform for Shows with “Watch”

Background Facebook launched a new ad-supported TV programming experience “Watch,” establishing  premium content or “Shows” through long form and live video. Watch will be available as a tab within the existing platform via mobile, desktop and within TV apps featuring…

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Facebook Shuts Down Facebook Exchange In Favor of FB Ads API

Executive Summary Facebook has announced that it is shutting down its desktop ad exchange, FBX, on November 1 2016. Advertisers presently using a DSP plus FBX to execute retargeting strategies will need to migrate their campaigns to Facebook’s Dynamic Product…

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Facebook Plans to Shut Down Facebook Exchange

Background Facebook has announced that it is shutting down its ad exchange, Facebook Exchange (FBX), on November 1, 2016. FBX allows advertisers to leverage cookie-based data through a Demand Side Platform (DSP) to reach their audience on Facebook’s desktop ad…

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Inside F8: 10 Things Advertisers Should Know

Facebook’s annual F8 conference took place this week. It focused on Facebook’s mission to connect the world and all the initiatives that are underway to help them to achieve that goal. In his keynote speech, Mark Zuckerberg shared Facebook’s 5-year…

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Facebook Demand-Side Platform (DSP) Updates

Summary Facebook is currently revamping its demand-side platform (DSP) for programmatic display buying.  After conducting a long series of tests leveraging Facebook user data to buy advertising (including banners, video, and rich media ads) on the open web, Facebook found…

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The 2016 Bizarre Bazaar

The last 5 years have witnessed an explosion in the creation, sharing, collection, and analysis of data.  Everything around us is data driven – our homes, our cars, our schools, our hospitals, our offices, and our mobile and wearable devices….

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