• Facebook stock plunges on news feed overhaul

    6 monthes ago - By RT

    Shares in Facebook dropped by more than 4 percent ahead of Friday's opening bell after the CEO announced changes to the platform's centerpiece news feed, which he said would hit user engagement in the near term.
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  • Facebook's biggest change in years is because of Mark Zuckerberg having kids

    Facebook's biggest change in years is because of Mark Zuckerberg having kids

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook made a huge change to how its news feed works, surfacing posts from friends more prominently than posts from brands and publishers.
    The change was inspired by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg having children.
    "It's important to me that when Max and August grow up that they feel like what their father built was good for the world," Zuckerberg told The New York Times .
    The biggest change in years to Facebook's main interface - its news feed - is a direct result of Facebook's CEO having kids and rethinking what he wants his legacy to be.
    “It's important to me that when Max and August...
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  • Facebook's terrifying news feed changes have claimed their first casualty-investors

    6 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Businesses, brands, and media companies are preparing for a Facebook apocalypse after an update yesterday in which CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he was refocusing the site's powerful news feed algorithm so that it prioritizes posts from friends and family. For companies that rely on Facebook as a promotional vehicle, the terrifying takeaway here is that...
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  • Facebook News Feed Change

    Facebook News Feed Change

    6 monthes ago - By Business 2 Community

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    Facebook has announced a change to the News Feed and publishers, marketers, and businesses are concerned.
    As explained in a blog post by Adam Mosseri, Head of News Feed in a Facebook Newsroom update, “Facebook was built to bring people closer together and build relationships” the News Feed will now focus on connecting users to more meaningful posts from friends and family.
    This change may create some drastic changes in Business Page updates, causing a bit of a panic.
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    Facebook will begin to prioritize updates that “spark conversations and meaningful...
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  • Why Facebook's news feed shake-up may be a smart move to squeeze more money from publishers

    Why Facebook's news feed shake-up may be a smart move to squeeze more money from publishers

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook will change its news feed so that people will see more updates from friends and family, and fewer organic posts from news publishers and brands.
    It's a drastic change for Facebook, which thinks that "passive" news consumption is bad for people's mental health.
    But it's also a canny commercial move, analysts told Business Insider, because now Facebook can squeeze money out of publishers to appear in the news feed.
    Many publishers get huge amounts of referral traffic from Facebook and might turn instead to Google as a more reliable platform partner.
    Facebook has once again proven...
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  • Facebook shares slip 4% after News Feed announcement

    Facebook shares slip 4% after News Feed announcement

    6 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Shares of Facebook fell 4 percent on Friday after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced changes to the platform's centerpiece News Feed that he said would hit user engagement in the near term.
    Zuckerberg said on Thursday the company would change the filter for the News Feed to prioritize what friends and family share, while reducing the amount of non-advertising content from publishers and brands.
    If the premarket declines in shares hold, Facebook stands to lose nearly $23 billion from its market capitalization on Friday as a result of the move.
    Pivotal Research Group said its analysis...
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  • Why Facebook Could Lose Up to $23 Billion in Market Cap Today

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Shares of Facebook fell 4% on Friday after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced changes to the platform's centerpiece News Feed that he said would hit user engagement in the near term.
    Zuckerberg said on Thursday the company would change the filter for the News Feed to prioritize what friends and family share, while reducing the amount of non-advertising content from publishers and brands.
    If the premarket declines in shares hold, Facebook fb stands to lose nearly $23 billion from its market capitalization on Friday as a result of the move.
    Pivotal Research Group said its analysis of...
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  • Facebook shares slip after News Feed overhaul

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Shares of Facebook Inc fell 4 percent on Friday after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced changes to the platform's centerpiece News Feed that he said would hit user engagement in the near term.
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  • Facebook slides after saying it will shift its newsfeed function so it's actually 'good for people'

    Facebook slides after saying it will shift its newsfeed function so it's actually 'good for people'

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Shares of Facebook are down 4.3% ahead of Friday's opening bell after the social network announced it would once again alter its news feed algorithm to prioritize content from users' friends rather than brand or publisher pages .
    "We feel a responsibility to make sure our services aren't just fun to use, but also good for people's well-being," CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook page Thursday, as part of an announcement regarding the company's focus on "meaningful interaction." His 2018 resolution was to fix systemic problems on the site, like harassment.
    The move is...
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  • Facebook's stock is dropping after it announced that it's making big changes to its news feed

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

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    In pre-market tradings, the company's stock has gone down by about 4%.
    Facebook announced that it's making tweaks to its most important product, the News Feed, which will prioritise posts shared by friends over those of brands and publishers.
    Some publishers have expressed concern over this change, as the Feed is a massive source of traffic for them.
    Facebook's stock dropped around 4% in premarket trading on January 12 following its announcement that it would make changes to its core news feed product.
    Facebook said it would tweak its news feed to prioritise...
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  • Facebook's stock is dropping after it announced that it's making big changes to its news feed

    Facebook's stock is dropping after it announced that it's making big changes to its news feed

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook's stock dropped around 4% in premarket trading on January 12 following its announcement that it would make changes to its core news feed product.
    Facebook said it would tweak its news feed to prioritise content from users' friends rather than pages they like. The updated feed will focus on what friends share, and promote content that gets the most interactions over passive posts such as those from publishers and brands.
    "We feel a responsibility to make sure our services aren't just fun to use, but also good for people's well-being," CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post Thursday on...
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  • Facebook shares slump over 4% after it announces big changes to the News Feed

    6 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the News Feed will start prioritizing "meaningful social interactions."
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