Big Changes Coming to Social Media’s Biggest Platform

Written by Social Summer Camp intern, Breanna Salinas. Facebook recently announced big changes coming to user’s news feed after taking feedback from their consumers. An outline of the major changes we’ll be seeing: Facebook’s news feed will favor users friends and family’s content over brand and publishers content. Last Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg shared a message with the Facebook community announcing the reasoning behind this change. Through feedback from the community, Zuckerberg learned that they were overwhelmed with content from businesses, brands...

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Videos Getting a Boost in News Feed

There was a really interesting article in the NY Times a few weeks ago about how Facebook's news feed is giving a huge boost to video. According to the article, "Since June, Facebook, which has about 1.3 billion monthly users worldwide, has served up an average of a billion video views a day, two-thirds of them on mobile devices. About 100 million new videos are uploaded every month. While that is a small fraction of YouTube’s traffic, it is up significantly...

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