News Feed Fyi

  • 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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  • Updated Controls for News Feed

    … By Jacob Frantz, Product Manager News Feed is a personalized stream of stories that you build from the people and Pages you’ve connected to on Facebook. The goal of News Feed is to show you the stories that matter most to you. To do this, we use ranking to order stories based on how interesting we believe they are to you: specifically, whom you…

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  • News Feed FYI: Taking into Account More Actions on Videos

    … By: Meihong Wang, Engineering Manager, and Yue Zhuo, Software Engineer The goal of News Feed is to show you the stories that matter most to you. As part of our ongoing effort to improve News Feed, we asked people to rate their experience and tell us how we can improve the content they see when they check Facebook. One of the most significant…

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