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Will Oremus / OneZero:
How programmer and artist Ben Grosser's 2012 idea to “demetricate” social media platforms has influenced companies to experiment with hiding visible metrics   —  Instagram and Twitter are removing the numbers of likes and retweets from public view.  But it began with a man named Ben Grosser.
Jul 23, 2019, 7:55 PMIn context
Allison Schiff / AdExchanger:
After more than a year, Facebook reinstates reach estimates to its Custom Audiences ad tool after fixing a flaw that could enable profiling of customers   —  After more than a year on ice, Facebook is bringing back reach estimates in Custom Audiences.  —  Facebook suspended the metric …
Jul 2, 2019, 5:40 PMIn context
Agam Shah / Wall Street Journal:
MLPerf, a consortium of 40 tech companies including Facebook and Google, releases a set of benchmarks for evaluating the performance of AI tools   —  Metrics cover AI performance in image recognition, object detection and voice translation  —  A consortium of tech companies …
Jun 26, 2019, 10:40 AMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Several ad agencies tell a federal court Facebook agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit claiming Facebook misstated video metrics by 150-900%   —  Facebook was alleged to have been knowingly overstating viewership by as much as 900 percent.  —  Several advertising agencies told …
Jun 13, 2019, 3:35 PMIn context
John Herrman / New York Times:
Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube are rethinking the display of metrics such as likes, follower and view counts, because they are no longer the drivers of growth   —  Social networks built on public status markers are now starting to hide them.  —  In late April, at F8, Facebook's annual event for developers …
Jun 1, 2019, 6:40 PMIn context
Michal Lev-Ram / Fortune:
Facebook says employee bonuses will be based on Zuckerberg's 2019 goals, such as progress on social issues facing the company, rather than growth and engagement   —  Facebook's nearly 36,000 employees are about to be judged on a whole new metric: The company's ability to tackle problems …
Feb 5, 2019, 9:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Jan 30, 2019, 6:00 PMIn context
Jonathan Albright:
Right Wing News, one of hundreds of “inauthentic” Facebook Pages removed in October, consistently outperformed Pages like Breitbart and Fox News from 2013-2016   —  The third part of my midterm election-time study looks at granular enforcement and focuses on Facebook's challenges …
Nov 6, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
A close look at the suit against Facebook on video metrics and a look back at many statements from publishers pivoting to video as Facebook touted the medium   —  “It will probably be all video.”  —  In June 2016, Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook's VP for Europe, the Middle East and Africa …
Oct 17, 2018, 11:20 PMIn context
Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal:
Advertisers allege in suit that Facebook didn't disclose key video metric error for over a year and that scale of miscalculation was far worse than understood   —  Facebook knew of problems with how it measured viewership of video ads for more than a year before it revealed them in 2016, according to a complaint filed by advertisers.
Oct 17, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context

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