A Facebook roundup — “bumps” and other things

I usually wait until I have more than just a few posts to pull together as a “roundup,” but the launch of the “bump” in Facebook pushed this along. Here are a few reads for you:

The 5 Facebook posts you should delete” includes:

  • If the post is depicting some illegal action.
  • If a comment uses words you wouldn’t want a child to say.
  • If a post is completely off topic.
  • If a post attacks or is aimed at insulting another user.
  • If someone is hawking their wares on your page.

News Feed FYI: A Window Into News Feed” is the official Facebook announcement on the new way their are delivering stories into your News Feed. Theoretically, it’s good news.

…every time someone visits News Feed there are on average 1,5001 potential stories from friends, people they follow and Pages for them to see… [these changes] …allows us to prioritize an average of 300 stories out of these 1,500 stories to show each day…

Facebook rolls out new story ‘bumping’ feature” at PR Daily discusses the change in how Facebook is working with non-sponsored content. I read PR Daily regularly, since it tends to cover topics with the viewpoint of the impact to my industry and fellow professionals.

Facebook Launches ‘Story Bumping’ to Show Older Status Updates in News Feed” includes:

For page owners, this means their most popular organic page posts have a higher chance of being shown to more people, even if they’re more than a few hours old.

I haven’t seen an impact on my pages yet, but it’s still early days.

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