News Feed Fyi

    • 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 to predict and rank in real-time wh ...

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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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  • News Feed FYI: Taking into Account Live Video When Ranking Feed

    … to a video that’s no longer live. This is because Facebook Live videos are more interesting in the moment than after the fact. What does this mean for my Page? Facebook Live is currently available for verified Pages and public figures using Mentions. We do not expect Pages to see significant changes as a result of this update. We will continue to learn how people are watching this new content type, and as we improve ranking for Facebook Live videos we’ll continue to post to our News Feed FYI blog. …

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  • News Feed FYI: Using Qualitative Feedback to Show Relevant Stories

    … By Cheng Zhang, Software Engineer, and Si Chen, Software Engineer The goal of News Feed is to show you the stories that matter most to you. The actions people take on Facebook—liking, clicking, commenting or sharing a post—are historically some of the main factors considered to determine what to show at the top of your News Feed. But these…

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  • News Feed FYI: Continuing to Build News Feed for All Types of Connections

    … Our mission with News Feed is to connect people with the stories that matter most to them, but if people’s News Feeds aren’t loading because of poor internet connection, we can’t show them the most relevant stories. People are coming online at a staggering rate in emerging markets and, in most cases, are doing so on mobile via 2G connections…

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  • News Feed FYI: Using Surveys to Better Understand Viral Stories

    … behind them. That’s why we continue to publish News Feed FYI blog posts to explain major updates and how we’re working to get better at showing you the stories that matter most to you. The actions people take on Facebook—liking, clicking, commenting or sharing a post—are some of the main factors we consider to determine what to show at the top…

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  • News Feed FYI: A Better Understanding of “Hide”

    … By Sami Tas, Software Engineer & Meihong Wang, Engineering Manager The goal of News Feed is to show you the content that matters to you. The actions people take on Facebook—liking, commenting or sharing a post—are some of the main factors we consider to determine what to show at the top of your News Feed. We also offer the option to hide…

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