Facebook Putting Sponsored Stories in News Ticker


Advertisements will make their way between your friends’ updates on Facebook, and there’s no way to opt-out of it. The constant news ticker on the right side of your page will now feature sponsored stories. Facebook hopes that putting ads alongside organic content will increase user engagement.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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