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Facebook wants users' responses to improve New Feed ranking
Facebook said it would add weight to surveys asking users if certain messages are "worth your time" as part of its ranking process for its main news feeds.
Facebook blocks Australians from viewing, sharing news on the platform
Australian publishers can continue to publish news content on Facebook, but links and posts can’t be viewed or shared by Australian audiences.
Facebook ignored hate speech rules on BJP-linked posts to protect its business: WSJ report
Facebook’s top public policy executive “opposed applying hate-speech rules” to at least four individuals linked with the BJP despite the fact that they were “flagged internally for promoting violence”
There could be adverse consequences in regulating Google, Facebook to help news media: NYT CEO
While Thompson believes regulatory scrutiny of the platforms is reasonable, he sees risk in giving regulators and politicians more control of media.
Facebook is expanding its ‘Breaking News’ label to more countries including India
More than 100 news publishers tested the label on Facebook and witnessed more engagement.
Facebook introduces changes to fight low-quality health content in News Feed
The updated ranking will curb pages and posts with sensationalised or exaggerated health claims
Facebook's new algorithm updates to present you with more personal content in News Feed
As Facebook is heading towards a brand new design, it's time for the News Feed algorithm to also improve
Instagram to reduce reach of objectionable content that doesn't violate community guidelines
Instagram with these borderline content policies could really end up alienating some of its popular creators.
Facebook's 'Why am I seeing this post?' feature to help you understand, control News Feed
The new feature will let you know why you are seeing certain posts and give you better control over your News Feed
Facebook sues two Ukrainians who allegedly used quizzes to steal user data for ads
Facebook claims that the two individuals used quiz apps to scoop up private data from 63,000 users.
Facebook rejects regulator's recommendation for scrutiny in customer's news feed
Facebook rejecting proposal said users, not regulators, should decide what they see in their news feeds
Facebook launches Community Actions feature to let users create online petitions
Facebook's new Community Actions feature is initially rolling out only to users in the US.
Facebook to demote website links having stolen content in the News Feed: Report
Facebook will demote spammy website links which feature stolen content from other websites.
Facebook begins fact-checking photos and videos to clamp down on fake news and hoaxes
Facebook has for months faced an uproar among users whose complaints range from the spread of fake news to the use of the network to manipulate elections.
Facebook brings another change to News Feed, local news to get a much higher priority over other news
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, in a post on his profile mentioned that they will make a series of updates to show more high quality, trusted news.
Facebook might lose about $23 billion after the announcement of change in News Feed
Facebook share fell 4 percent within hours after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the changes to make the social network more meaningful.
Facebook is testing a new section called 'Today In' for bringing hyper-local news to users; currently being tested in 6 US cities
The initiative is part of the Journalism Project initiative, an initiative to establish strong ties between Facebook and the news industry.
Facebook to crack down on pages that use ‘engagement bait’; will demote pages that ask users to 'like' or 'share' posts
Facebook clarified that it will demote the pages that are against one of the key driver of the ‘News Feed’ algorithm which is ‘authenticity.’
Facebook testing split News Feed for commercial and personal posts in six countries
Facebook also does not currently plan to force commercial pages “to pay for all their distribution,” he said.
Facebook intends to "slip posts" from local politicians, regardless of party, into our News Feed
Facebook has been trying to get its user base involved in politics for some time now.