Daily Resource Feed 08/07/2013

  • Tips for getting up to speed on G+

    Tags: smm, g+, chp5, v2, howto

  • “the system has moved from manual knob-turning during the feed’s early days (they used to increase or decrease the number of photos or status updates you’d see based on anecdotal feedback from users) to the systematic algorithm that determines what you see today.”

    Tags: facebook, news, feed, chp5, smm

    • The change has been implemented on Facebook’s web version, but it’s still being rolled out on mobile devices, says Backstrom. This new strategy has created an uptick in user engagement, he adds. A recent study by Facebook found that this new ranking system led to a 13% increase in stories read, and a 5% increase in interactions (Likes, shares, comments).

      Another change to the algorithm looks at a user’s last 50 interactions, putting a higher priority on the friends or pages they’ve interacted with most recently. This change is not yet rolled out over all devices, says Backstrom.

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