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Facebook officially launches Music destination on Facebook Watch in India
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Facebook officially launches Music destination on Facebook Watch in India

The music video experience on Facebook is available in India, Thailand, and the US.

Facebook's 'Why am I seeing this post?' feature to help you understand, control News Feed
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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

Instagram rolled out experimental horizontal feed to users and got trolled instantly
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Instagram rolled out experimental horizontal feed to users and got trolled instantly

The change was rolled out largely to North America users based on the reactions online.

Facebook introduces new music features, including option to add a song to Stories
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Facebook introduces new music features, including option to add a song to Stories

Facebook said it was also rolling out "Lip Sync Live", a feature Facebook introduced in June.

Facebook's new AI system uses machine learning to identify text in images
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Facebook's new AI system uses machine learning to identify text in images

Facebook is also continuing to invest in extending the text recognition model.

Facebook will not remove fake news but will demote it from News Feed
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Facebook will not remove fake news but will demote it from News Feed

Facebook said that it will not remove fake news because it does not violate its community standards.

Facebook’s fight against misinformation in News Feed is a human problem as much as it is Facebook’s
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Facebook’s fight against misinformation in News Feed is a human problem as much as it is Facebook’s

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 is now asking European users which news source they trust
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Facebook is now asking European users which news source they trust

Facebook has lately been criticized for failing to prevent false reports.

Mark Zuckerberg outlines the ways Facebook will limit data available to developers post Cambridge Analytica fiasco
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Mark Zuckerberg outlines the ways Facebook will limit data available to developers post Cambridge Analytica fiasco

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 wants to be the de-facto destination for current news with its new ‘Breaking news’ label
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Facebook wants to be the de-facto destination for current news with its new ‘Breaking news’ label

Facebook added that the publishers can add this breaking tag to one post every day in addition to five more posts each month.

Facebook clarifies that it is not their job to hire journalists for content on its social media platform
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Facebook clarifies that it is not their job to hire journalists for content on its social media platform

Facebook in October launched a new programme that would allow publishers to sell subscriptions to their news sites on Facebook.

Facebook shares rise after quarterly results; optimism increases for its digital ad business
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Facebook shares rise after quarterly results; optimism increases for its digital ad business

Facebook said that time spent was falling at the end of last year by about 50 million hours a day.

Facebook says social media's benefits for democracy are not guaranteed; admits it was slow to respond to 2016 US election crisis
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Facebook says social media's benefits for democracy are not guaranteed; admits it was slow to respond to 2016 US election crisis

“I wish I could guarantee that the positives are destined to outweigh the negatives, but I can‘t,” Samidh Chakrabarti, a Facebook product manager

Facebook to prioritise 'trustworthy' social media posts on its News Feed using surveys
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Facebook to prioritise 'trustworthy' social media posts on its News Feed using surveys

The change will affect not only links posted by news outlets but also news stories that individuals share, Facebook said.

Facebook shares fall by 4 percent following announcement of News Feed overhaul
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Facebook shares fall by 4 percent following announcement of News Feed overhaul

Facebook said its new ranking system would hurt non-advertising content from publishers and brands, like news stories and viral video posts.

Facebook to crack down on pages that use ‘engagement bait’; will demote pages that ask users to 'like' or 'share' posts
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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 to begin promiting videos more prominently on its News Feed to compete directly with YouTube
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Facebook to begin promiting videos more prominently on its News Feed to compete directly with YouTube

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.

Facebook's algorithms come under scrutiny for failure to check fake news; security chief defends algorithms
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Facebook's algorithms come under scrutiny for failure to check fake news; security chief defends algorithms

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.

Facebook is testing a 'Snooze' feature that temporarily hides people, groups from your News Feed
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Facebook is testing a 'Snooze' feature that temporarily hides people, groups from your News Feed

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.