09 March 2013

Changes to Facebook News Feed

A quick summary of the changes announced on 7 March 2013,  and what it could mean to brands:
  1. The new design will be rolled out slowly to web users. Existing content & ads are not impacted. Mobile changes to be rolled out by end March.
  2. No change to Edgerank. The selection and order of stories will stay the same
  3. Specs for page posts and ads does not change, but they will be displayed differently in both the news feed and ads.
  4. Some Photo Page posts may have the caption on top of the image
  5. Page Like Stories will display the cover photo of the brand's page.
Details at http://www.facebook.com/about/newsfeed.