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Facebook overhauls News Feed in favor of 'meaningful social interactions'

Refresh of the New Feed algorithm will de-prioritize content shared by media and businesses in favor of that produced by friends and family, Zuckerberg saysMark Zuckerberg announced a major overhaul of Facebook’s News Feed algorithm that would prioritize “meaningful social interactions” over “relevant content” on Thursday, one week after he pledged to spend 2018 “making sure that time spent on Facebook is time well spent”.The social media platform will de-prioritize videos, photos, and posts shared by businesses and media outlets, which Zuckerberg dubbed “public content”, in favor of content produced...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Friday, 12 January