Facebook debuts design overhaul of its social network

Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past scandals while tapping new revenue sources. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a fresh design for the world’s biggest social network that de-emphasized… Read More Facebook debuts design overhaul of its social network

Facebook rejects Australian regulator’s recommendation of more scrutiny of news feeds

Facebook Inc has rejected an Australian regulator’s recommendation for greater scrutiny over the social network’s advertising market power and the ranking of news articles in customers’ feeds. The proposal by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in December, along with a new regulator to police technology giants, is being watched closely in other countries… Read More Facebook rejects Australian regulator’s recommendation of more scrutiny of news feeds

Facebook to perform users trust ranking of news sources

Facebook Inc. will prioritize trustworthy news in its feed of social media posts, using member surveys to identify high-quality outlets and fight sensationalism and misinformation, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday. The company, which has more than 2 billion monthly users, said its members, not experts or Facebook executives, would determine how news outlets… Read More Facebook to perform users trust ranking of news sources

Facebook prioritize friends and family posts, videos on News Feed

Facebook Inc. on Thursday began to change the way it filters posts and videos on its centerpiece News Feed, the start of what Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said would be a series of changes in the design of the world’s largest social network. Zuckerberg, in a sweeping post on Facebook, said the company would change… Read More Facebook prioritize friends and family posts, videos on News Feed

Facebook tests split of news feed into personal and commercial divisions

​ Facebook Inc. said on Monday it was testing the idea of dividing its News Feed in two, separating commercial posts from personal news in a move that could lead some businesses to increase advertising. The Facebook News Feed, the centerpiece of the world’s largest social network service, is a streaming series of posts such… Read More Facebook tests split of news feed into personal and commercial divisions