NEWS FEED: Time Is of the Essence, as Facebook Tweaks Algorithm Again

by David Cohen
Facebook announced two tweaks to its News Feed algorithm aimed at ensuring that the content users see is timely: Posts related to trending topics will be ranked higher, and the rate at which users like or comment on posts shortly after they go live will be factored in. Software engineer Erich Owens and engineering manager David Vickrey detailed the changes to the News Feed a ...Read the full article