Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changing

Facebook News Feed Changing

Social media giant Facebook made billions with news feed algorithm. Now Facebook news feed changing. Mark Zuckerberg requests more useful news feed.

Facebook news feed is main page of your Facebook account. It shows your friends natifications and contents of pages you liked. News feed, feeds you in Facebook, funny videos or lovely puppy videos and photos always came your screen through news feed. These kind things will be removed from your news feed.

Facebook is social media giant and one of the first social media app on internet. This makes Facebook very powerful on market. Every business owner wanted to be in Facebook and Facebook gave them a safe place for advertising. In these ralations Facebook and companies made millions of dolars. Now every thing can change.

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Content Pages Must Change

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced “Facebook’s news feed will start showing lesser marketing contents.  like videos, best articles or clickbates. It came from a statistic research. Nielsen research company released a research, it says Facebook users does not have more time in Facebook anymore. It going lesser everyday. According to research Facebook news feed do not offer good contents.

Content companies created and shared so much harmful content for making money and getting hits. This behaviour do not liked by Facebook users. Now these kind of contents and pages will removed from news feed and friendly contents will take their part.

Friends photos, videos and natifications will showing much more in Facebook news feed. Facebook wants more people have fun in news feed.

“We Build Facebook To Help People Stay”

Mark made a Facebook post  in January 12. Post was aboute, changing news feed and more friendly contents. The full text of his announcment is here;

“One of our big focus areas for 2018 is making sure the time we all spend on Facebook is time well spent.

We built Facebook to help people stay connected and bring us closer together with the people that matter to us. That’s why we’ve always put friends and family at the core of the experience. Research shows that strengthening our relationships improves our well-being and happiness.

But recently we’ve gotten feedback from our community that public content — posts from businesses, brands and media — is crowding out the personal moments that lead us to connect more with each other.

It’s easy to understand how we got here. Video and other public content have exploded on Facebook in the past couple of years. Since there’s more public content than posts from your friends and family, the balance of what’s in News Feed has shifted away from the most important thing Facebook can do — help us connect with each other.

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We feel a responsibility

We feel a responsibility to make sure our services aren’t just fun to use, but also good for people’s well-being. So we’ve studied this trend carefully by looking at the academic research and doing our own research with leading experts at universities.

The research shows that when we use social media to connect with people we care about, it can be good for our well-being. We can feel more connected and less lonely, and that correlates with long term measures of happiness and health. On the other hand, passively reading articles or watching videos — even if they’re entertaining or informative — may not be as good.

Based on this, we’re making a major change to how we build Facebook. I’m changing the goal I give our product teams from focusing on helping you find relevant content to helping you have more meaningful social interactions.

Friends, Family and Groups Will Come Front Of Us

We started making changes in this direction last year, but it will take months for this new focus to make its way through all our products. The first changes you’ll see will be in News Feed, where you can expect to see more from your friends, family and groups.

As we roll this out, you’ll see less public content like posts from businesses, brands, and media. And the public content you see more will be held to the same standard — it should encourage meaningful interactions between people.

For example, there are many tight-knit communities around TV shows and sports teams. We’ve seen people interact way more around live videos than regular ones. Some news helps start conversations on important issues. But too often today, watching video, reading news or getting a page update is just a passive experience.

Now, I want to be clear: by making these changes, I expect the time people spend on Facebook and some measures of engagement will go down. But I also expect the time you do spend on Facebook will be more valuable. And if we do the right thing, I believe that will be good for our community and our business over the long term too.

At its best, Facebook has always been about personal connections. By focusing on bringing people closer together — whether it’s with family and friends, or around important moments in the world — we can help make sure that Facebook is time well spent.”

 

 

 

 

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