Tag Archives: Feed

Facebook isn’t done fighting News Feed spam

 is taking new steps to fight spam. The social network will now weed out posts from spammers who fill their friends’ feeds with “vast amounts” of links to “low quality content.” “We want to reduce the influence of these spammers and deprioritize the links they share more frequently than regular sharers,” writes Facebook’s VP of News Feed Adam Mosseri. In… Read More »

New Specs Coming to Google Shopping Feed, But What is It?

It is that time of year again when the changes to the Google Shopping Product Data Specification are announced. And for 2017, Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) wants to improve the user experience by providing more information on minimum order value, shipping-related attributes and handling time. If you don’t know what the Google Shopping Feed is, read on. For now, it… Read More »

Facebook Revamps News Feed to Downplay Links to Websites With Deceptive Ads

Facebook is planning to intensify its crackdown on so-called clickbait websites, saying it will begin giving lower prominence to links that lead to pages full of deceptive or annoying advertisements. The downgrade of the links was expected to take effect beginning on Wednesday on News Feed, the home page of Facebook where people go to see posts from… Read More »

Facebook Testing New Feature in News Feed to Encourage More Conversations

After testing the new auto-play video with sound feature on Facebook, the company has now been spotted testing another feature in the News Feed. Apparently, this new feature collates all the big updates from your friends and family, and shows them in a separate box in the News Feed. The feature is called “What friends are talking about”… Read More »

Facebook’s News Feed Feature Turns 10

When Facebook was commercialised, it was just a collection of profiles. In 2016, it is one of the best news sharing platform, thanks to the News Feed feature which celebrated its 10th birthday on Tuesday. On the occasion, CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted on Facebook about “one of his favourite stories from Facebook’s history about the many ideas and… Read More »

Facebook is Using Humans to Make Your News Feed Better

Facebook is once again tweaking its News Feed algorithm to make sure its 1.71 billion users walk away feeling informed — and the social media giant is turning to humans for help. Users in Facebook’s Feed Quality Program already rank how informative they find stories in their feeds on a scale of one to five. Facebook CEO Mark… Read More »