Instant Articles News
September 5, 2017 at 8:51amby Diego Moreno Quinteiro

We’re always looking for ways to make it easier for publishers to share their content on Facebook. One way we do this is by offering the free WordPress plugin for Instant Articles, which simplifies the process of generating and publishing Instant Articles from WordPress.

Today we're updating the WordPress plugin for VIP for...

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August 3, 2017 at 9:00amby Sameera Salari

Today we are rolling out a new call-to-action unit (CTA) for all publishers on Instant Articles, based on feedback from publishers that they want to drive adoption for their mobile apps. The new unit is an app install CTA, which gives publishers the ability to promote their mobile app to people reading their articles. Like other CTAs, the app...

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July 19, 2017 at 12:01pmby Gayan Edirisinghe

Today we announced a new tool for publishers to measure Instant Articles' impact on referral traffic from Facebook. The tool will be available to publishers who have published enough Instant Articles and mobile web versions to measure the difference.

To help publishers better understand how this data impacts their business, we want to share our...

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July 18, 2017 at 12:38pmby Natasha von Kaeppler

We're excited to introduce the new bug reporting tool for Instant Articles, an improved system for getting your development issues solved as you build out articles.

The new bug reporting tool is a curated, self-service solution that is an extension of Facebook's existing support tool. When you find a bug while developing your Instant Articles, use...

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July 18, 2017 at 12:34pmby Gayan Edirisinghe

Discovering multiple stories from a publisher should be as fast and frictionless as Instant Articles themselves. That's why we've been talking to publishers and looking for ways Instant Articles can better enable discovery to serve as a gateway to more content experiences.

We're excited to roll out horizontal scrolling in Instant Articles and to...

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July 18, 2017 at 12:32pmby Derek Bradley

When we first launched Instant Articles, we gave publishers a handful of ways to control the look and feel of their brands on the platform. Now with thousands of partners publishing Instant Articles, we're excited to see more approaches to design and layout emerging.

Today we're updating our article styling tools to give publishers more power over...

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July 12, 2017 at 9:01amby Sameera Salari

In April we announced call-to-action units (CTAs), prompting readers to like a publisher’s page or sign up for an email newsletter from within an Instant Article. Today we are launching a new placement for the email sign-up CTA unit. It will appear just beneath the headline and byline of the article in your Instant Articles. This header unit works...

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June 28, 2017 at 12:05pmby Ben Peskoe

When we launched Instant Articles, we offered two types of ads via Audience Network: small banners and native ads. Since then, we've continued to iterate on and improve the ads we offer, including the addition of new native ad formats including video ads and carousel ads. We have found that small banner ads are used by a minority of Instant...

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