Media Metrics Roundup for April 19, 2017

    by Jason Alcorn
    April 19, 2017

    Facebook’s Algorithm Isn’t Surfacing One-Third of Our Posts. And It’s Getting Worse

    (Kurt Gessler / Chicago Tribune)
    Post reach is falling and Kurt has the receipts.

    How Does A 7-Minute Video About Syria Get Over 100M Views?

    (Johnny Harris / Vox)
    An explainer on doing explainers.

    Facebook Analytics Gets Smarter With Automated Insights and Custom Dashboards

    (John Mannes / TechCrunch)
    At F8 yesterday, Facebook announced machine learning is coming to analytics.


    Getting Started with Measuring Brand Awareness

    (Tom Capper / Distilled)
    Step one is branded search.

    How Vice Media Cut Page-Load Time by 50 Percent in Six Months

    (Ross Benes / Digiday)
    We know faster pages mean more traffic and loyal users.

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    Jason Alcorn (@jasonalcorn) is the Metrics Editor for MediaShift. In addition to his work with MediaShift, he works as a consultant with non-profits and newsrooms.

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