Facebook is doing it again, the social network is changing how the News Feed works.
But this time, it is giving more control to the user.
First of all, these features are not available for PC users just yet. So let’s take a look at the changes it introduced over the last couple of months, to display the most important stories on top of the Feed.
Initially the social network updated the News Feed, to put only posts from friends on top of the feed while content from pages were pushed lower down. Then, it introduced Instant Articles, which are news stories directly published on Facebook, by various News Publishing companies.
Facebook’s Instant Articles to get content from more publishers, says a report on The Wall Street Journal.
A month ago, the Social Network introduced the new feature.
Instant Articles are news stories published by News Companies. They will be displayed on the top of your News Feed. By doing this, Facebook is ensuring that users do not leave its Website, to search for news.
The important bit here is that the news stories are published directly in the News Feed, and not on the publisher’s website. In exchange for this, Facebook is letting companies keep all of thei revenue from ads sold by publishers, and keeps 30% for itself if Facebook sells [...]
Social Networking giant, Facebook, has announced that it is changing the way its News Feed works, again.
A month ago, Facebook began rolling out a change for News Feed.
Prioritizing content from Friends:
The social network began to prioritize content from a user’s friends ahead of other content. To be more specific, it displays important status updates, pictures, from friends and pages that a user has liked. The News Feed would push down the comments made by friends on pages that the user hasn’t liked, to lower down in the News Feed. The intent here is to keep the user engaged on Facebook, by only displaying the content they really [...]