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.
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.
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.
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…
Definitely ideal if you are a heavy Facebook user, the social network will attempt to reduce the volume of click-bait content in the feed by measuring the length of time people spend actually reading the article.
When Google Reader closed down last year, many news addicts moved their feeds to The Old Reader. While the service will remain free for 90 percent of its users, those with 100 feeds or more will now have to pay a subscription fee.