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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 »

Bad News For Online Businesses: Trump May Reverse Net Neutrality Rules

President Donald Trump’s new administration has allegedly signed off on a policy approach that could completely remake the Federal Communications Commission and reverse net neutrality rules for online businesses. Last February, the FCC produced a landmark ruling that declared the Internet was a utility, and that access consequently could not be prioritized to favor certain web content. According to the ... Read More »

Facebook Tunes Trending Topics to Better Deliver News

HIGHLIGHTS Trending topics will include headlines from articles along with sources This was the most requested feature addition The change was intended to surface topics quicker, curb fake news Under pressure to stymie the spread of fake news, Facebook on Wednesday modified its system for showing trending topics. The leading social network said that instead of simply showing a topic, ... 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 »

Your Guide to Small Business News the Week Ending August 17

Here is news important to your business from the recent week. The Small Business Trends editorial team has you covered, always looking for the stories that will give you a competitive edge and better business insight. Check them out below. Mobile Phone with Firefox operating system coming to the U.S. Firefox is best known for its Web browser. But did ... Read More »

Facebook Hires Former CNN Anchor Campbell Brown for News Role

Facebook Hires Former CNN Anchor Campbell Brown for News Role Former CNN reporter, anchor and host Campbell Brown is joining Facebook Inc to lead its news partnerships team, an appointment aimed at repairing the online social media company’s troubled relationship with the traditional media. Brown announced the move in a post on her Facebook page on Friday. Facebook has come ... 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 »

Rs. 2000 Note GPS Tracking Rumours, BlackBerry’s Android Phones in India, and More News This Week

Rs. 2000 Note GPS Tracking Rumours, BlackBerry’s Android Phones in India, and More News This Week HIGHLIGHTS No, the Rs. 2000 note is not tracking you BlackBerry’s brought ‘the most secure Android phone’ to India A Lyf phone allegedly exploded this week It’s been a crazy week that’s taken people by surprise on a number of fronts. In India, the ... 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 to Allow More Graphic News

Facebook on Friday said that it will begin allowing more graphic or potentially disturbing newsworthy posts to be shared at the leading online social network. “We’re going to begin allowing more items that people find newsworthy, significant, or important to public interest – even if they might otherwise violate our standards,” Facebook vice presidents Joel Kaplan and Justin Osofsky said ... Read More »