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Facebook now lets you use Google Cast or AirPlay to stream video on your TV

Want to enjoy Facebook videos on your TV instead of smartphone? Facebook has enabled a new feature on its mobile app that allows you to do so. Simply click the button, hit the TV icon, and select which device you want to stream to.
Social Media

Facebook steps up its fight to eradicate clickbait from your feed

Facebook is escalating its war on clickbait links by implementing an update to its News Feed algorithm. The social network will use the new system to relegate clickbait to the bottom of your feed.
Social Media

Facebook tweaking its News Feed to show more of the stuff you care about

Facebook has announced an improvement to News Feed that will see content from your friends and family pushed to the fore, and posts deemed less relevant to your interests demoted.
Social Media

Everything you need to know about the Facebook Trending Topics bias controversy

Facebook is in hot water over recent reports suggesting that it shows bias in the Trending Topics feed. But what does that mean for Facebook, Facebook's partners, and you? Here's everything you need to know about the issue.
Social Media

Facebook is tweaking the News Feed to show articles you’ll actually read

Facebook has announced yet another tweak to the News Feed, now factoring in time spent reading articles. The changes are part of Facebook's Feed Quality Program, and should help cut down on clickbait in the News Feed.
Social Media

Facebook wants to make the News Feed your go-to source for news

Facebook is testing some pretty major changes to the News Feed that could see it becoming much more news focused. The changes include tabs at the bottom of the app that will allow you to select different news topics to view.
Social Media

Custom fit: How to specify who you ‘See First’ in your Facebook feed

Facebook's latest feature, "See First," lets you prioritize posts from specified people and pages. Check out our simple guide on how to implement the feature using your iOS device.
DT Daily

Select preferred friends on Facebook: DT Daily 0:53

today on DT Daily: An easy way to control what appears on your Facebook news feed, and Game of Thrones is adapted to board game form.
Mobile

Facebook loosens grip – allows users to customize news feeds … within reason 0:44

New controls allow Facebook users to customize the composition of their news feeds. Set to debut on iOS first, they signal a reversal for the social network, which has historically favored behavioral algorithms to recommend…
Social Media

Facebook might soon let you choose your favorite friends

The latest in Facebook's never-ending series of test tweaks to the News Feed is one that allows you to pick the people and pages that you want to see more of whenever you log into the site.
Mobile

Brands be gone! Facebook pushes your friends’ posts to the top of your News Feed

Facebook is rolling out some updates to the News Feed that will hopefully result in more relevant posts from your friends showing up in the feed. Posts from brands will be given less priority.
Social Media

Facebook tweaks News Feed to cut down on hoax posts

Facebook is launching a new offensive against hoax content on News Feeds, tweaking its algorithm to pinpoint such material, which should result in reduced distribution in the feed.