Facebook News Feed Algorithm to Factor In Time Spent on Posts

by David Cohen
The latest tweak to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm factors in predictions of how long users will spend on articles (or Instant Articles) after clicking on them. Software engineer Moshe Blank and research scientist Jie Xu also said in a Newsroom post that the social network will attempt to reduce the number of consecutive posts from the same sources in users’ News Feeds.Read the full article