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On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show, we explore the updated Facebook Ad Library and the newest LinkedIn product and ad targeting tools with special guests Amanda Bond and Viveka von Rosen.
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Facebook Brings More Transparency With Overhauled Ad Library : With a new name and updated features, Facebook’s new Ad Library provides one place to see all active ads any page is running and learn more about the pages themselves. This information includes the date the page was created, previous merges with other pages, previous name changes, and more. (2:50)
Search in Ad Library was also tweaked so users’ previous searches will be saved as long as they’re logged into Facebook, and now includes the ability to search by page, not just keywords.
Facebook Answers “Why am I seeing this post?” : Facebook introduced “Why am I seeing this post?” to help users better understand and more easily control what they see from the friends, pages, and groups they follow in their individual news feeds. This is the first time that Facebook has built information on how ranking works directly into the app, with the goal of showing people the posts that are most relevant to them. (18:37)
Posted by Facebook on Sunday, March 31, 2019
This new tool, which can be found in the drop-down menu in the right-hand corner of a post, explains how the user’s past interactions impact the ranking of posts in their news feed and what information generally has the largest influence over the order of posts.
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LinkedIn Adds Three New Ad Targeting Tools : LinkedIn introduced three new tools for advertisers to “easily target more of the right audiences from LinkedIn’s network of 610 million professionals” and improve their ROI. These new targeting tools include lookalike audiences, audience templates, and interest targeting powered by Microsoft Bing search data. All three ad targeting options should be rolling out to all advertisers now. (30:39)
LinkedIn released a step-by-step guide on using its newest ad targeting tool with tips and best practices for marketers on the LinkedIn Business site .
LinkedIn Introduces Reactions : LinkedIn starting to roll out a set of Reactions giving members “more ways to quickly and constructively communicate with one another.” The reactions include Like, Celebrate, Love, Insightful, and Curious and reflect how users naturally interact on the platform. LinkedIn shares the product principles, research, and design journey that went into selecting and developing each of this reaction. (39:30)
LinkedIn and Adobe Partner to Expand B2B Audience Targeting Capabilities : LinkedIn is expanding its audience targeting capabilities via a new collaboration with Adobe and Microsoft. The partnership brings LinkedIn’s account-based marketing capabilities to Adobe Experience Cloud users and will help B2B marketers “easily identify, understand, and engage with B2B customer buying teams” and much more. (43:43)
LinkedIn Expands Document Upload Feature to Everyone : LinkedIn announced that all members and pages globally can now upload documents and presentations, including PDFs and PowerPoints, directly to their feed and within group posts. The ability to post documents and presentations on LinkedIn is currently only available on desktop and will be coming to the mobile app soon. (46:00)
LinkedIn Messenger Offers Two New Meeting Planning Tools : LinkedIn is making it much easier to set up a time and place to meet in person through LinkedIn Messenger. The company rolled out the ability to share your availability directly within a chat in the LinkedIn app, as well as suggest a location or share a current one-time location with others in your chat. (50:16)
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One example came previously this month, when Trump’s campaign launched an ad comparing Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, which closed with the line: “At least Bernie remembers his positions.” The attacks are an early demonstration of how Trump will utilize the full Republican politician Celebration apparatus to run a scorched-earth campaign based upon personal insults and unwarranted insinuations– a heightened variation of his playbook from 2016, when Trump and his allies, without proof, called into question Hillary Clinton’s health. They have actually become a daily occurrence from Trump’s campaign, assistants and Republican allies throughout every medium possible– on social media, in campaign e-mail blasts and videos and on Trump-aligned media companies like Fox News. Biden’s advisers and Democratic allies mention that Trump is guilty of many of the same verbal tics he is attacking Biden over, and often lies and embraces conspiracy theories. As one Biden ally put it: “Has Trump taken his own guidance and downed a gallon of bleach yet?” The attacks weaponize Biden’s propensity to stumble over words, utilize the wrong word or interrupt himself in the middle of long answers by stating, “anyhow,” and altering course. To fans of a former vice president who in December 2018 called himself a “gaffe maker,” those long-time spoken tics have always belonged to Biden’s public persona. They are made more forgivable to his advocates by Biden’s openness about conquering a stutter. Aside from periodic jousts amongst assistants on Twitter, Biden’s project has mostly neglected the Trump project’s attacks. Biden-world’s view is that the political and media landscape has actually shifted because 2016, when every Trump attack on a rival was treated as novel and took command of the project narrative on social media and cable news. 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