Facebook Algorithm Now Prioritizes Original Reporting

As of today, Facebook is changing the way news stories are ranked in its main feed with an algorithm update that prioritizes original reporting.In addition, Facebook’s algorithm will now demote news articles without “transparent authorship.”Facebook says both of these updates are based on user research and built with the help of feedback from news publishers and academic experts.Here’s more about each of these changes to Facebook’s ranking signals.Prioritizing Original NewsFacebook’s...

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Facebook, We Need to Talk

Thirteen years ago this month, my colleague Atle Skjekkeland and I decided we needed to figure out exactly what Facebook was all about. Continue reading...

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