News Feed Fyi

    • News Feed FYI: Showing You Stories That Link to Faster Loading Webpages

      By Jiayi Wen, Engineer, and Shengbo Guo, Engineer We’re always listening to our community to understand how we can improve their experience of News Feed. We’ve heard from people that it’s frustrating to click on a link that leads to a slow-loading webpage. In fact, even more broadly on the internet, we’ve found that when people have to wait for a site to load for too long, the ...

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    • Making News Feed an Easier Place to Connect and Navigate

      by Shali Nguyen, Product Design Manager and Ryan Freitas, Design Director Every person’s News Feed is different and populated with a unique set of stories — from photos and videos to GIFs and links. And with so many types of stories available, each feed is more complex than ever. In order to make News Feed more conversational and easier to read and navigate, we’ll be making a ...

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    • News Feed FYI: Addressing Cloaking So People See More Authentic Posts

      By Rob Leathern, Product Management Director and Bobbie Chang, Software Engineer We are always working to combat the spread of misinformation and the financially-motivated bad actors who create misleading experiences for people. Today we’re sharing additional steps we’ve taken to remove even more of them from Facebook, so that what people see after clicking an ad or post match ...

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  • News Feed FYI: Taking Action Against Video Clickbait

    … By Baraa Hamodi, Engineer, Zahir Bokhari, Engineer, and Yun Zhang, Engineer As part of our ongoing efforts to fight clickbait and improve the integrity of information on Facebook, we are announcing today two updates that will limit the spread of stories in News Feed that feature either fake video play buttons embedded in their imagery or videos…

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  • News Feed FYI: Showing More Informative Links in News Feed

    … By Adam Mosseri, VP, News Feed Today we are making an update to help reduce low quality links in News Feed. We are always working to improve people’s experience in News Feed by showing more stories that we think people will find informative and entertaining. Our research shows that there is a tiny group of people on Facebook who routinely share…

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  • News Feed FYI: New Updates to Reduce Clickbait Headlines

    … what stories might have clickbait headlines so we can show them less often. Last year we made an update to News Feed to reduce stories from sources that consistently post clickbait headlines that withhold and exaggerate information. Today, we are making three updates that build on this work so that people will see even fewer clickbait stories…

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  • Reducing Links to Low-Quality Web Page Experiences

    … on a link that leads to a web page containing little substantive content and that is covered in disruptive, shocking or malicious ads. People expect their experience after clicking on a post to be straightforward. Starting today, we’re rolling out an update so people see fewer posts and ads in News Feed that link to these low-quality web page…

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  • News Feed FYI: New Test With Related Articles

    … By Sara Su, Product Manager, News Feed One of our main goals is to support an informed community on Facebook. This includes helping people have conversations about the news and giving people more ways to see a more complete picture of a story or topic. This work is important to us, so we’re building new products and exploring ways to improve…

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  • News Feed FYI: New Signals to Show You More Authentic and Timely Stories

    … 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…

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  • News Feed FYI: Updating How We Account For Video Completion Rates

    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.

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  • News Feed FYI: Addressing Hoaxes and Fake News

    … By Adam Mosseri, VP, News Feed A few weeks ago we previewed some of the things we’re working on to address the issue of fake news and hoaxes. We’re committed to doing our part and today we’d like to share some updates we’re testing and starting to roll out. We believe in giving people a voice and that we cannot become arbiters of truth…

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  • Highlights from Q&A with Mark

    … Today Mark Zuckerberg held a townhall Q&A in Lagos, Nigeria. He answered questions from Nigerian developers and members of the Facebook community in Africa and around the world. You can watch the full video and clips of the event below, and download photos at the bottom of this post…

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  • News Feed FYI: Further Reducing Clickbait in Feed

    … By Alex Peysakhovich, Research Scientist and Kristin Hendrix, User Experience Researcher Our goal with News Feed is to show people the stories most relevant to them — ranking stories so that what’s most important to each person shows up highest in their News Feeds. When we rank and make improvements to News Feed, we rely on a set of core values…

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  • News Feed FYI: More Articles You Want to Spend Time Viewing

    … By Moshe Blank, Software Engineer, and Jie Xu, Research Scientist As we work to improve News Feed, we make updates to help make sure you see the most relevant stories at the top. As part of this work, we ask thousands of people to rate their experience every day and tell us how we can improve what they see when they check Facebook — we call…

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