Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled other changes to the Facebook News Feed
in the past two months to fight sensationalism and prioritise posts from friends and family.
The change to the Facebook news feed
comes as the online giant seeks to address charges that it has failed -- along with Google and Twitter -- to prevent the spread of bogus news, most strikingly ahead of the 2016 US election.
It comes as the company is overhauling the Facebook News Feed
to show more posts from family and friends, but less content from businesses, brands, and media organisations.
Have you ever experienced going through your Facebook News Feed
but seeing more ads or posts from brands and media rather than posts from your friends?
Over the next few months, the Facebook News Feed
will be updated to prioritize content created by friends and family, instead of posts made by publishers.
The ads about 3,000 placed by 470 accounts and pages spending about $100,000 were what the advertising industry calls"dark posts", seen only by a very specific audience, obscured by the flow of posts within a Facebook News Feed
The ads - about 3,000 placed by 470 accounts and pages spending about $100,000 (Dh367,800) - were what the advertising industry calls "dark posts", seen only by a very specific audience, obscured by the flow of posts within a Facebook News Feed
Facebook a fait etat mercredi de resultats trimestriels superieurs aux attentes, le geant americain des reseaux sociaux ayant reussi a attirer toujours plus d'annonceurs vers son application mobile et sa piece maitresse Facebook News Feed
, rapporte Reuters.
Every time you catch yourself mindlessly scrolling through your Facebook News Feed
, remind yourself that you are the product and your attention is being sold.
It's very easy to get worked up about these connections between stimuli and response when a Facebook news feed
How often should you peruse your Facebook news feed
while at work?
In order to look at how social networks, especially Facebook, influence our sense of well-being, the Happiness Research Institute conducted a study of 1,095 Facebook users, 94% of whom visit Facebook as part of their daily routine, 86% who browse their Facebook news feed
often or very often, and 78% who use Facebook 30 minutes or more each day.