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Facebook's News Feed changes have publishers on edge

CBS News / SciTech 74 sources

Sites that depend on the social network for all-important traffic could have a hard time maintaining their ad rates

Facebook changes News Feed, investors click on 'sad'

Reuters / Technology

(Reuters) - Shares of Facebook Inc fell more than 4 percent on Friday and were on track for their worst session in more than three months after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced changes that he said would hit user engagement in the…

Facebook’s changing its news feed. How will it affect what you see?

How does Facebook's planned news-feed changes affect me? That's the question people asked Friday, a day after the social network's announcement. But the answer to that depends on whom you ask.

How Facebook plans to change your mind

The Boston Globe

In an extraordinary blog post Thursday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a plan to redesign Facebook in ways that will make its users happier, healthier, better human beings. By Hiawatha Bray Globe Staff January 12, 2018. Facebook founder…

State of the Art: The Difficulties With Facebook’s News Feed Overhaul

Facebook faces complex questions over its prioritization of “meaningful” content in the News Feed, including whether people want that kind of content in the first place.

Facebook should get rid of its news product entirely

CNBC / Technology

Facebook announced new changes to its platform that will show fewer news posts. But it shouldn't show any at all.

Facebook is making major changes. Here's what that means for your news feed.

NOLA.com / News

Facebook Inc. said it's making major changes to its flagship social network, shifting users' news feeds back toward posts from friends and family and away from businesses and media outlets -- a transition that is likely to mean people…

Facebook feed change sacrifices time spent and news outlets for ‘well-being’

TechCrunch

Facebook is making a huge change to its News Feed algorithm to prioritize friends and posts that spark comments between them at the expense of public content, news outlets and, importantly, the total time spent and ads you see on the…

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Jan 19

Facebook to prioritize 'trustworthy' news sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will begin to prioritize "trustworthy" news outlets on its stream of social media posts as it works to combat "sensationalism" and "misinformation," Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.

Jan 18

Facebook needs to kill the News Feed

In 2018, the answer is less certain than ever. Mark Zuckerberg now says it should be "good for people," like kale, polio vaccines, or any number of things that aren't data-harvesting, Russian propaganda-boosting social networks.

Jan 18

Monitoring fake news was never a priority, says ex-Facebook content reviewer

NBC News open event

In an exclusive on-camera interview with NBC News, Sarah Katz, who previously worked under contract as a Facebook spam analyst, discusses what she experienced while working for the company during the 2016 election season. See more…

Jan 17

Facebook widens Russian Brexit influence probe

Facebook has widened its investigation into possible Russian interference in the EU referendum.

Jan 16

Facebook is a 'living, breathing crime scene,' says tech insider

NBC News open event

Three Silicon Valley insiders, including Mark Zuckerberg's former mentor, are sounding off on what they say is Facebook's failure to protect users.

Jan 14

Media industry braces for Facebook changes

New changes to the Facebook news feed algorithm have set off new uncertainty and speculation in the media, where outlets have come to rely on the site for traffic.Facebook announced on Thursday that it would start prioritizing posts from…

Jan 13

How Facebook plans to change your mind

In an extraordinary blog post Thursday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a plan to redesign Facebook in ways that will make its users happier, healthier, better human beings. By Hiawatha Bray Globe Staff January 12, 2018. Facebook founder…

Jan 13

Facebook’s changing its news feed. How will it affect what you see?

How does Facebook's planned news-feed changes affect me? That's the question people asked Friday, a day after the social network's announcement. But the answer to that depends on whom you ask.

Jan 12

Facebook should get rid of its news product entirely

Facebook announced new changes to its platform that will show fewer news posts. But it shouldn't show any at all.

Jan 12

Whoops, analyst downgrades Facebook stock hours after recommending it as shares tanked

Stifel lowers its rating to hold from buy for Facebook shares.

Jan 12

Facebook Changes Could Mean Less Time Spent on Site; Shares Fall

Facebook Inc. said it’s making major changes to its flagship social network, shifting users’ news feeds back toward posts from friends and family and away from businesses and media outlets -- a transition that is likely to mean people…

Jan 12

Facebook edits feeds to bring less news, more sharing

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is changing what its users will see to highlight posts they are most likely to engage with and make time spent on social media more "meaningful."

Jan 12

Media Organizations Grapple With the New Facebook

In a heated political environment, Mark Zuckerberg moves to favor posts by friends. Will that mean a loss in audience for news outlets?

Jan 9

Facebook pays costs in naked photo settlement

A 14-year-old girl who sued Facebook over a naked photo of her settles the case in a legal first.

Jan 8

Facebook executives sold $4 billion in stock last year, more than execs at other large tech firms

CNBC / U.S. open event

Mark Zuckerberg, Jan Koum and other top Facebook execs sold over $4 billion in stock last year.

Jan 4

Mark Zuckerberg's personal challenge for 2018: Fix Facebook

The Facebook CEO is focusing on fixing all the issues that came to light in 2017 including state interference and harassment behavior on its platforms.

Jan 3

Woman shot while streaming argument on Facebook Live

A 27-year-old woman was shot in Chicago on Tuesday while streaming on Facebook Live.

Dec 29

She Wants to Make Sure You're Really Watching Facebook

Bloomberg open event

Mark Zuckerberg has said digital video is the future of Facebook. It's Fidji Simo's job to make sure he's right. Simo, vice president of product for Facebook, oversees the company's effort to transform itself into a hub for web video of…