Articles Tagged ‘Facebook’


Apple curbs iAds control in a win for marketers, publishers and Facebook

January 19, 2016

Reports that Apple is stepping back involvement with its iAds mobile advertising platform to give publishers more control – and money – is an important and necessary shift towards a more open stance the company hopes will boost both its iAds and Apple News products amid stiff competition from Facebook.

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Instagram proper channel for interaction, Facebook for reach: L2

December 24, 2015

Media advertising spend increased 43 percent on videos and nearly as much on social media, far outpacing all other channels, according to a new report by L2.

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3 steps for effective Facebook and Instagram holiday advertising

December 23, 2015

This season is an advertiser’s make-it-or-break-it time, particularly with Facebook, as it sells its ads based on a highly competitive bidding system.

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Instagram demonstrates its effectiveness as advertising platform for app installs

December 11, 2015

Instagram is proving to be a strong advertising platform to drive mobile application installs, with a click-through rate of 0.8 percent compared to Facebook’s rate of 0.6 percent, according to a new report from Nanigans.

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Why Facebook still rules for engaging US online youth: Forrester

December 9, 2015

While teenagers insist just about any social media site is cooler than Facebook, these consumers still use the latter most and savvy marketers continue to boost their youth strategies with it, according to a new report from Forrester.

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Is Facebook’s Instant Articles in jeopardy following publisher dissatisfaction?

November 16, 2015

Facebook’s attempt to partner more closely with media firms encountered a speed bump after disparities were revealed between ad revenue on the platform and publishers’ own sites, forcing the social media giant to search for new innovations.

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How some retailers drive one-quarter of traffic from social media: report

November 11, 2015

The retailers driving the most traffic to their Web sites from social media, not surprisingly, are popular among millennials, with the top-referring networks varying greatly, from Facebook to Pinterest to Reddit.

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Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren lead in online market share: PM Digital

November 10, 2015

Mobile devices now account for the majority of traffic to luxury brands’ ecommerce sites, according to a new report by PM Digital.

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Facebook sees mcommerce spike to 30pc of online sales

October 28, 2015

Facebook saw 30 percent of online sales between January and May stem from mobile devices and predicts another jump in the fourth quarter, underscoring the need for merchants to optimize content for the platform.

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Facebook aggregates products and offers for dedicated shopping section

October 14, 2015

Facebook is testing a single location where users can easily discover, share and purchase a personalized selection of products as the race heats up to connect millennials’ time spent on social media with their shopping needs.

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