Opinion: If you’re on Facebook as often as I am (read: constantly), you probably see at least one Facebook personalized video in your News Feed every day celebrating a friend’s anniversary with one of their friends. As someone working at a company specializing in personalized video engagement, I’m torn in my opinion of these videos.
Facebook announced last October that users could order food directly from the pages of restaurants that use Delivery.com or Slice. This week, some users began seeing an Order Food feature, on both desktop and mobile, enabling orders directly via Facebook.
In the wake of a flood of recent changes to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm aimed at drowning out fake news and clickbait, the social network threw a lifeline to potentially overwhelmed publishers.
Last November, Facebook announced an integrated inbox for businesses, allowing them to see their notifications from their Facebook, Messenger and Instagram accounts in a single location. Now the social network appears to be testing the same concept for non-business users.
In Beauty and the Beast: Perfect Match, gamers can complete a variety of match-three levels to earn coins, which they can spend to decorate rooms throughout Beast's castle.
Instagram introduced a new set of stickers for Instagram Stories Friday, focused on what it calls “fun phrases.”
Opinion: One of the newer ad format offerings, Facebook lead ads, is starting to draw the attention of marketers of high-consideration purchases like mortgages, insurance and education because it solves a thorny problem somewhat unique to high-consideration purchases.
Major League Baseball wasn’t the only sports league to reach a livestreaming pact with Facebook, as e-sports giant ESL Thursday announced an agreement with the social network that will bring more than 5,500 hours of livestreamed content to Facebook Live, in six languages.
Major League Baseball is coming to Facebook Live, as the league and the social network announced a 20-game package that will include one national game each Friday, starting with this Friday’s visit by the Colorado Rockies to the Cincinnati Reds, at 7:10 p.m. ET.