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At Facebook, we’ve had an internal version of our app to help run our company for many years. We’ve seen that just as Facebook keeps you connected to friends and family, it can do the same with coworkers. We started testing a version of Facebook for the workplace with a few other organizations over a year ago.
By Adam Mosseri, VP, Product Management, News Feed The goal of News Feed is to show people the stories that are most relevant to them. Today, we’re announcing an update to News Feed that helps you see more posts from your friends and family. We explain this change in more detail here. When we launched News Feed in 2006, it was hard to imagine the challenge we now face: far to ...
By Andy Huang, Product Manager We introduced photos on Facebook more than a decade ago, and they quickly became one of the main ways that people share their experiences with their friends and the world. Hundreds of millions of photos are shared on Facebook each day, from fun snapshots to photos of major life milestones, and everything in between.
By Dana Sittler, Product Manager, and Alex Li, Engineering Manager People are watching and sharing more video on Facebook than ever, and we’re focused on continuously improving the video experience. Today, we’re excited to share several updates that make watching video on Facebook richer, more engaging and more flexible.
As a partner to over 4 million advertisers across a wide range of organizations and objectives, we want to provide transparency, choice and accountability. Transparency through verified data that shows which campaigns drive measurable results, choice in how advertisers run campaigns across our platforms, and accountability through an audit and third-party verification.
Discriminatory advertising has no place on Facebook. Last fall, we committed to providing better education to advertisers about our prohibition against discrimination and to strengthening the procedures we use to enforce this prohibition. Today, we’re pleased to announce the steps we’ve taken in support of our commitment.
By Naomi Gleit, VP Social Good In times of crisis, connecting is more important than ever. Today we’re announcing an update to Safety Check, called Community Help, that lets people find and give help such as food, shelter and transportation after a crisis. Our belief is that the community can teach us new ways to use the platform.
By Oren Hod, Product Manager Through friendship, our world grows more connected, powerful things can happen, and lives and communities can be changed. Today, connecting is more important than ever. This Saturday, February 4, is Facebook’s 13th birthday, a day we call Friends Day. We’ll be sharing some stories of powerful connections made in our community, as well as launching ...
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By Akos Lada, Research Scientist, James Li, Research Scientist, and Shilin Ding, Engineering Manager Our goal with News Feed is to show people the stories that are most relevant to them. Today we’re announcing two updates to better rank posts in your feed: Incorporating new signals to better identify and rank authentic content A new way to predict and rank in real-time wh ...
Today we are providing an update on some of the long-term investments we’re making with our measurement partners. From Metrics to Measurement Until now, our FYI posts have focused solely on updates to our metrics. But metrics—like the time recorded on an athlete’s stopwatch—are only valuable if they can be mapped to a larger goal, such as an improved marathon result.
By Abhishek Bapna, Product Manager, and Seyoung Park, Research Scientist As with all kinds of content on Facebook, we’re continuing to improve how News Feed surfaces the most relevant videos for you. In the past, we’ve made updates to News Feed that take into account more of the actions that you take on videos and whether a video is live or not.
Today we’re introducing a new Privacy Basics to make it easier for people to find tools for controlling their information on Facebook. Privacy Basics features improved functionality and top topics based on your most frequently asked questions about privacy and security. Built using your feedback, everything is organized so that information about protecting your privacy is easy to find.
By Will Cathcart, VP, Product Management Today we’re announcing three updates to Trending, a feature that shows people popular topics being discussed on Facebook that they might not see in their News Feed: Trending topics will now feature a publisher headline below each topic name An improved system to determine what is trending Everyone in the same region will see the same topics The.
By Chris Sonderby, Deputy General Counsel Today we are releasing our latest Global Government Requests Report for the first half of 2016, which details the number of government requests we received for data, as well as the number of items restricted for violating local law in countries where our service is available.
By Gary Briggs, Chief Marketing Officer Every day people use Facebook to share moments with their friends. Today we’re introducing a marketing program to invite people to share and talk about events and moments that are happening in their communities and around the world. Messages from Facebook will appear at the top of News Feed about a specific event or moment.
By: Stephane Taine, Product Manager, Messenger As we close the year, we’re thrilled to launch the most requested Messenger feature ever – the ability to video chat in groups. Group Video Chat in Messenger makes it simple and seamless to stay connected face-to-face. Starting today, Group Video Chat is rolling out to Android and iOS devices, and the desktop version of Messenger, worldwide.