Carol Lynn Rivera
said 1 year, 3 months ago:
Laura, while I don’t have “hard evidence”, I have two anecdotal observations.
1. Facbook definitely aggregates posts from outside services; I’ve seen this consistently across accounts. So if I post something from Hootsuite and a friend of mine posts something from Hootsuite, even though they are completely unrelated, they will show up grouped in the news feed with one post taking prominence and the others available only by clicking a link that says “more from Hootsuite” or something to that nature. So your post could get de-prioritized in a case where it’s grouped with other posts from the same service.
2. I’ve also noticed that sometimes I’m missing posts entirely in my news feed. My husband and I work together and sometimes he’ll ask if I saw something he posted and I will scroll back and never see it. I don’t know if this has to do with posting from an outside service or just Facebook deciding what I should see, but I find it odd that a post from a person who I give priority to would be missing entirely.