• State of the Art: The Difficulties With Facebook's News Feed Overhaul

    10 days ago - By NY Times

    Facebook faces complex questions over its prioritization of “meaningful” content in the News Feed, including whether people want that kind of content in the first place.
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  • Facebook shares slip after News Feed overhaul

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Shares of Facebook fell after chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced changes to News Feed that he said would hit user engagement in the near term. Aleksandra Michalska reports.
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  • 'It's not a cause for alarm': Why advertisers aren't fretting over Facebook's huge News Feed change

    10 days ago - By Chron

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    While publishers are bracing themselves for a massive hit and re-assessing their strategies, advertisers don't seem half as perturbed.
    This is not the first time Facebook has tweaked its algorithm, and unlike publishers, brands have been paying to play on Facebook for years.
    The one down side, however, is that ad prices might be driven up as people spend less time and scroll less on Facebook. But even then, brands have avenues other than the News Feed to run ads on.
    Ultimately, advertising executives agreed that the changes will ultimately be good for the...
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  • Everything to Know About Facebook's Big News Feed Change

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's recently announced changes to the company's news feed have the potential to dramatically affect how people interact on the social network.
    Over the next few weeks, Facebook's news feed will start showing fewer news articles, and less marketing content and ads, Zuckerberg wrote on Thursday. Instead, users should start seeing more vacation videos from their friends, photos of their nephew's college graduation, and other more family-friendly posts about the people they know.
    It's a major change for Facebook, which over the years has shifted from being a social...
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  • Facebook's changing its news feed. How will it affect what you see?

    10 days ago - By Washington Post


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  • 'It's not a cause for alarm': Why advertisers aren't fretting over Facebook's huge News Feed change

    'It's not a cause for alarm': Why advertisers aren't fretting over Facebook's huge News Feed change

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    While publishers are bracing themselves for a massive hit and re-assessing their strategies , advertisers don't seem half as perturbed.
    This is not the first time Facebook has tweaked its algorithm, and unlike publishers, brands have been paying to play on Facebook for years.
    The one down side, however, is that ad prices might be driven up as people spend less time and scroll less on Facebook. But even then, brands have avenues other than the News Feed to run ads on.
    Ultimately, advertising executives agreed that the changes will ultimately be good for the company and would help boost the...
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  • Facebook's News Feed change wiped out $25 billion - but it could be good for the company in the long run

    Facebook's News Feed change wiped out $25 billion - but it could be good for the company in the long run

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook announced major changes to its platform, which will refocus the News Feed on content from friends and family.
    Advertisers and investors were worried about how the changes would affect advertisements and revenue.
    Watch the company's shares trade in real time here.
    Facebook said on Thursday it would be adjusting its primary newsfeed to focus
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  • 'Is this really worth it?': Here's what publishers are saying behind closed doors about Facebook's News Feed changes

    'Is this really worth it?': Here's what publishers are saying behind closed doors about Facebook's News Feed changes

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Publishers are scrambling to try and figure out whether Facebook's big algorithm change will impact their business.
    Many are confused and anxious, while others see a big win for quality publishers.
    There is a sense of betrayal among some media companies, given how active Facebook has courted the industry.
    Others say they've already long ago moved away from relying too much on Facebook for web traffic.
    Across the media industry, publishers are trying to figure out what this big Facebook algorithm change means .
    According to more than half a dozen conversations with media executives, the...
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