What Does a World Without Facebook Look Like for Content Marketers? (Hint: It Looks Kind of Good)

Once upon a time, on a fateful day in August, the world witnessed 45 minutes without Facebook. According to a spokesperson, “a technical issue caused some people to have trouble connecting to Facebook,” which was resolved within the aforementioned 45 minutes. For that brief period, however, visitors to Facebook.com merely saw this blank display: Source: Business…

"The Robin Hood of Algorithms": Why LinkedIn's New Feed Could Be a Game Changer for Marketers

LinkedIn announced today that it plans to overhaul its feed ranking system to help more creators get better engagement on the content they share. The changes were spurred when the professional networking site discovered that the top 1% of content creators — also known as “power users,” or perhaps influencers — were receiving the vast majority…

Facebook Wants You to Think False News Efforts Are Working, But 52% of People Aren't So Sure

Facebook today announced that three independent studies have found that the company’s efforts to fight the spread of false news on its site might be working. The three studies — conducted respectively by New York University and Stanford University researchers, the University of Michigan, and French fact-checking organization Les Décodeurs — each found that the volume…