• Facebook tweaking News Feed to show you more posts from friends and family

    3 monthes ago - By PhoneDog

    Heads up, Facebook users, because the giant social network has announced that it's tweaking its News Feed once again.
    Facebook has announced that it's updating the News Feed to "prioritize posts that spark conversations and meaningful interactions between people." To achieve this, Facebook will try to predict which posts you'll want to interact with your friends on and then show those higher in your News Feed.
    Facebook will also prioritize posts from friends and family over public content.
    These changes mean that Facebook will show you less public content, such as posts from publishers and...
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  • 'It's not a cause for alarm': Why advertisers aren't fretting over Facebook's huge News Feed change

    'It's not a cause for alarm': Why advertisers aren't fretting over Facebook's huge News Feed change

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    While publishers are bracing themselves for a massive hit and re-assessing their strategies , advertisers don't seem half as perturbed.
    This is not the first time Facebook has tweaked its algorithm, and unlike publishers, brands have been paying to play on Facebook for years.
    The one down side, however, is that ad prices might be driven up as people spend less time and scroll less on Facebook. But even then, brands have avenues other than the News Feed to run ads on.
    Ultimately, advertising executives agreed that the changes will ultimately be good for the company and would help boost the...
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  • State of the Art: The Difficulties With Facebook's News Feed Overhaul

    State of the Art: The Difficulties With Facebook's News Feed Overhaul

    3 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Facebook faces complex questions over its prioritization of “meaningful” content in the News Feed, including whether people want that kind of content in the first place.
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