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The music video experience on Facebook is available in India, Thailand, and the US.
The new feature will let you know why you are seeing certain posts and give you better control over your News Feed
The change was rolled out largely to North America users based on the reactions online.
Facebook said it was also rolling out "Lip Sync Live", a feature Facebook introduced in June.
Facebook is also continuing to invest in extending the text recognition model.
Facebook said that it will not remove fake news because it does not violate its community standards.
But at the end of the day, Facebook has to deal with it because it’s free to use social platform is the one helping spread misinformation.
Facebook has lately been criticized for failing to prevent false reports.
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Facebook is also expected to place a tool (essentially a shortcut) at the top of user's News Feeds that allow people a way to disable apps.
Facebook added that the publishers can add this breaking tag to one post every day in addition to five more posts each month.
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In Cambodia, media outlets welcomed the news that Facebook had ended the test.
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Facebook in October launched a new programme that would allow publishers to sell subscriptions to their news sites on Facebook.
Facebook said that time spent was falling at the end of last year by about 50 million hours a day.
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“I wish I could guarantee that the positives are destined to outweigh the negatives, but I can‘t,” Samidh Chakrabarti, a Facebook product manager
The change will affect not only links posted by news outlets but also news stories that individuals share, Facebook said.
Facebook said its new ranking system would hurt non-advertising content from publishers and brands, like news stories and viral video posts.
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Facebook clarified that it will demote the pages that are against one of the key driver of the ‘News Feed’ algorithm which is ‘authenticity.’
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With the update, people in the News Feed are more likely to see videos that Facebook thinks they want to watch, based on their search history.
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Facebook uses algorithms to determine everything from what you see and do not see in News Feed, to finding and removing other content like hate speech.
The Facebook snooze feature keeps people from having to unfollow or in some cases, even going to lengths of unfriending an individual for certain posts.