Facebook Stands Up To Clickbait, Day 2: The Media Responds

(Adage.com) – CEO of Major Facebook Publisher: ‘This Is a Big Change for All Publishers’

The media industry responded predictably to an announcement from Facebook Thursday that articles using so-called “clickbait” headline tropes will get lower billing in the social giant’s all-important News Feed product, which publishers rely on for sweet, sweet referral traffic. (Sponsored posts will not be affected by Facebook’s efforts to target clickbait, a spokeswoman confirmed.)

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Disney hired an economist

Disney isn’t the first to use a variable pricing model to better manage demand in the most popular days of the year. Universal Studios Hollywood introduced an online ticket system earlier this month that allows savings of as much as $20 off on non-peak days, compared with the standard $95 admission. Link to full article here