Tag Archives: Feed

Facebook News Feed Algorithm Update to Curb ‘Tiny Group’ of Spammers

HIGHLIGHTS The move is another step to weed out spam Change would affect only links shared by a tiny group of spammers Facebook frequently tweaks the computer code behind the News Feed Facebook said on Friday it was changing the computer algorithm behind its News Feed to limit the reach of people known to frequently blast out links to clickbait stories, sensationalist ... Read More »

LinkedIn Brings Back Most Recent Option for Feed, Adds Read Receipts for Messages

I don’t know about the new LinkedIn changes. I’m generally fairly relaxed on changes and updates, whether I personally like them or not – I assume the user data has lead them to this or that update, and most of the time they end up providing a better experience. Most of the time. On LinkedIn, however – which, it’s worth noting, ... Read More »

What You Can Learn From Your Agency’s Social Media Feed

Whether we like to admit it or not, most of us put a lot of thought into what we share publicly. We have our own ‘content strategies’, sharing different content themes to different platforms. We are curators. As marketers, we’ve often left the curation up to our agency partners. They curate the latest consumer trends, insights, and best creative ideas. ... Read More »

LinkedIn Gets New Look on Desktop — and Bots to Fine Tune Your Feed

LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) last week unveiled its largest desktop redesign since the professional social network’s inception in 2002. LinkedIn Desktop Redesign The new desktop design was reportedly built from the ground up with the social network’s new mobile app in mind. The streamlined look is supposed to provide a LinkedIn experience that’s more intuitive, faster and creates more value for users. See ... Read More »

Facebook News Feed Tweaked to Show More Authentic, Timely Stories

Facebook News Feed Tweaked to Show More Authentic, Timely Stories In a bid to display more relevant stories on its News Feed, Facebook has rolled out fresh changes with new signals to “better identify and rank authentic content”. The changes will also have a new real-time prediction algorithm to spot stories that might be relevant to you faster. According to ... Read More »

Facebook News Feed Revamped to Surface More Relevant Videos

Facebook is changing the way it ranks videos that appear on the News Feed so that the videos which are more relevant to you surface on the screen. With this new change, longer videos that people spend time watching may get a boost. “We look at a range of signals when determining which videos to surface to you in the ... Read More »

Facebook Instant Games Launched; Lets You Play Games in Messenger, News Feed

HIGHLIGHTS New games effort could be a step toward eventually monetising Messenger Instant Games is launching in 30 countries with 17 titles available Instant Games will allow users to invite others and share results, scores Facebook on Tuesday unveiled “Instant Games” allowing users of the world’s biggest social network to play from its Messenger application or directly on their news ... Read More »

Facebook Will Now Insert New Updates Into Your News Feed as You Scroll

Facebook Will Now Insert New Updates Into Your News Feed as You Scroll HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has changed how stories are loaded in the News Feed New stories will be dynamically inserted wherever you are in the feed This is coming to Android first Facebook has just announced an important change to the News Feed, the heart of your Facebook experience ... Read More »

Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Prioritise ‘Informative’ Posts

In a move to make your News Feed more informative, Facebook has tweaked its algorithm to bring news that’s relevant and of interest to you. “Our goal with News Feed is to show people the stories most relevant to them, so we rank stories so what’s most important to each person shows up highest in their News Feeds,” said Facebook ... Read More »

F-Secure Suggests How You Can ‘Uncensor’ Your Facebook News Feed

Following allegations that Facebook “censors” viewpoints its employees don’t like, Finland-based cyber-security company F-Secure has suggested certain steps that people can take to “uncensor” the Facebook News Feed to give users some control over what they like to see. According to the cyber-security expert, Facebook users would never be able to control the ‘Trending’ section of the site, which the ... Read More »