Tag Archives: news feed

TikTok was “just a dance app”. Then the Ukrainian war began | ICT Tac

MSome have called the invasion of Ukraine the world’s first “TikTok war”, and experts say it’s high time the short-form video platform – once known mainly for its silly lip-syncs and dance challenges – be taken seriously. Some politicians do just that. In a speech, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appealed to “TikTokers” as a group that could help end the ...

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Meta employees left to do their own laundry as benefits are cut | Silicon Valley

Lavish on-site perks may be a thing of the past for Meta employees, who will now have to do their own laundry due to corporate cutbacks. Facebook’s parent company told employees it would cut various perks, including free laundry, dry cleaning and valet parking, as well as postponing the daily half-hour free dinner from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. first ...

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Brave News: Brave desktop users get support for custom RSS feeds

Brave desktop web browser users who use Brave News, a service that displays news from various online sources on the browser’s new tab page, can now add custom RSS feeds as sources. Introduced in 2021 on Brave for iOS, support for custom RSS feeds was a much requested feature. It allows browser users to add any RSS feed to the ...

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Australia’s showdown against Google and Facebook worked – sort of

Elena Lacey | Getty On Zoom, Australian Communications Minister Paul Fletcher looks like a man in the middle of a victory speech. He credits his team and the country’s competition regulator with succeeding where others have failed: making tech giants pay for information. “A lot of people were saying you can’t really pull it off against the global digital giants,” ...

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Exclusive: Trump app opens to hundreds of testers ahead of planned launch

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S. November 4, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Feb 17 (Reuters) – Details of former U.S. President Donald Trump’s new social media app are spreading as around 500 beta testers started using an early version of ‘Truth ...

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Reviews | The wellness story is a hoax

Photo of TPN file A shelf in the Pitt Pantry, based at Bellefield Presbyterian Church. Americans love good news, where ordinary civilians come together for the greater good despite their differences and overcome any obstacles that stand in their way. Some examples include a Philadelphia woman using her home as a pantry Where a teacher who raises funds so that ...

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The municipal council will meet on February 8, 2022

Each City Council Briefing Package includes a note from the City Administrator providing a summary and background to the items on the agenda. We’ll start posting these memos here in our news feed to make them more accessible. You can sign up to be notified of news, agendas and more by email. This meeting will be held in person and ...

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The 7 Best Apps to Check Sports Scores on Your iPhone

Whatever sports you follow, you’ll likely benefit from apps that will help you stay on top of the latest scores. Sports can be a welcome distraction from a busy life, but chances are you won’t have time to watch all the games. In this scenario, these sports score apps are even more valuable. 1. Sky Sports Results Covering all the ...

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Social Media Fuels Division and Angst – But solving the underlying issues at stake is extremely complex

Despite various studies and counter-studies, largely funded by the networks themselves, social media remains an extremely problematic vehicle for divisive messages and harmful movements. But its influence is often misunderstood, or elements are amalgamated to obscure the facts, for various reasons. The true influence of the social is not necessarily due to algorithms or amplification as elements of focus. The ...

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Windows 11 Sun Valley 2 will be finalized by summer

Windows 11 turns one year old in July 2022, and Microsoft will be giving users a birthday present – a new feature update with a long list of much-needed improvements. The update is apparently codenamed “Sun Valley 2” internally and will be similar to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Sun Valley 2 or 22H2 would be a version of Windows ...

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What is the value of local news survival?

“A democracy ceases to be a democracy if its citizens do not participate in its governance. To participate intelligently, they need to know what their government has done, is doing and is planning to do on their behalf. Every time an obstacle, whatever its name, is placed in the path of this information, a democracy is weakened and its future ...

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Microsoft Edge to relaunch a classic RSS feed feature on Windows

After Google, Microsoft is now also testing the RSS-powered “Follow” button and feed that will help you stay connected to your favorite websites. In the Canary Edge builds for Windows, Microsoft has started testing a new feed that introduces native RSS functionality with collection integration. Platforms like Google News or Microsoft News have put an end to the classic era ...

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The user is not working • The register

Something for the weekend, sir? It was night after Christmas, but I felt all alone. I had opted for the on-call rather than spending it at home. Paid double to sit idly by, my colleagues said: No one will be working late this Christmas Day. The office is pretty much empty – it makes you laugh! (This is a Boxing ...

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Clarksville Now: A local source of information to unite our community

Comment from Chris Smith, editor-in-chief of Clarksville Now: A few years ago, I think it was in 2019, I was speaking at a Kiwanis club reunion, giving them an annual recap of major local media stories. I was the newspaper’s editor at the time, answering questions about the decline of print – which is a national problem affecting newspapers and ...

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Congolese rumba joins the UNESCO world heritage list | Al Jazeera Newsfeed – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Congolese rumba joins the UNESCO World Heritage List | Al Jazeera News Feed – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Born in the crucible of 19th century Cuba and re-exported to Africa ...

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Live video: Instagram’s Adam Mosseri testifies before Congress

WASHINGTON – Instagram chief Adam Mosseri appears before a Senate panel Wednesday afternoon to defend the social media app against growing bipartisan outrage over reported harms to young users. This is Mr. Mosseri’s first appearance before Congress. He is the top official at Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook and the parent company of Instagram, to testify before lawmakers ...

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New Delhi schools close indefinitely amid severe air pollution crisis | Al Jazeera Newsfeed – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – New Delhi schools close indefinitely due to severe air pollution crisis | Al Jazeera News Feed – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. It’s like a Catch-22 situation… whether you like it ...

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Facebook tests Newsfeed controls that let people see less from Groups and Pages – TechCrunch

Facebook announced Thursday that it is performing a test to give users a little more control over what they see on the platform. Image credits: Facebook The test will be posted on the Facebook application for English speaking users. It adds three submenus to the Facebook menu to manage what appears in the news feed: friends and family, groups and ...

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Climate change won’t sink central US in 30 years, Facebook post shows

(PoliFact) IF YOUR TIME IS SHORT The image was created by a blogger to see if the Mediterranean Sea could fit in with the United States It was not a prediction or representation of what the United States might look like 30 years from now due to climate change. But it has been used on social media to make this ...

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Facebook faces new antitrust lawsuit

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg uploaded a popular new app, Phhhoto, on August 8, 2014, and took a selfie. Other Facebook executives and product managers quickly followed suit. The social network then made openings to integrate Phhhoto. But senior Facebook executives’ interest in Phhhoto was just a spectacle, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in New York’s Eastern District by the ...

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Double Homicide, Albertsons Shoplifter, Soft and Silent, Unanswered Questions, Youth Programs – KRQE NEWS 13 – Latest News, Albuquerque News, New Mexico News, Weather and Videos

KRQE News Feed: Double Homicide, Albertsons Shoplifter, Soft and Quiet, Unanswered Questions, Youth Programs Video Kids gather at Balloon Fiesta Park for 3rd annual Trunk or Treat event Video UNM hopes to create tribute to Rudolfo Anaya in Zimmerman library Video Arguing between roommates leads to murder charge Video Woman Charged With Shoplifting Nearly $ 1,000 In Albertsons’ Merchandise Video ...

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Several Google News editors miss featured images on some articles

The Google News service is having problems displaying posts in its feed. Several reports indicate that some articles are often displayed without a featured image, which is a big problem for publishers. Some articles appear with missing featured images on the Google news feed According to reports (1, 2, 3), this problem started about a week ago. Affected publishers report ...

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Emoji reactions were a cute addition to Facebook. They became a headache.

At the end of 2017, Facebook was in the final stages of preparing for a major change in the way it categorizes posts and comments, and at least one employee had a lingering concern: what to do with emojis. The plan was to give emoji reactions such as “love” and “anger” five times the weight of a traditional “like” in ...

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No, this quote from Baldwin in a report on the propeller pistol incident is not genuine

(PoliFact) On October 21, actor Alec Baldwin shot a gun at a film set in New Mexico, killing the film’s cinematographer and injuring its director, according to the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office, who is investigating the murder. The fatal incident received extensive media coverage, including by Variety, which reported on the developing story and the death of cinematographer Halyna ...

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In India, Facebook fights disinformation and hate speech

On February 4, 2019, a Facebook researcher created a new user account to see what it was like to discover the social media site as a person living in Kerala, India. For the next three weeks, the account operated under one simple rule: follow all recommendations generated by Facebook’s algorithms to join groups, watch videos, and explore new pages on ...

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Facebook Hate Speech AI drops nearly 50%, closes reports of ineffectiveness

Facebook posted an article on its AI disputes for hate speech, which has been found to be ineffective in filtering out hate speech and violence shared through social media. The company said its AI has helped remove up to 50% of posts containing this negative content online. The large blue social media company located in Menlo Park recently updated its ...

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Use social networks for your business? This app can help you.

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Many people these days are using social media not only to stay in touch, but also to promote a business, side business or hobby. It is one of the most important ways for business owners to stay in front of clients and promote their work to potential clients. It takes a lot of work to tweet and ...

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New bill would remove protections specifically from Facebook’s news feed

New bill proposed by four lawmakers aims to remove Section 230 protections from algorithm-based recommendations like Facebook’s news feed and hold social media companies accountable for what is provided to their users . Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act currently prevents individuals or entities from suing web services such as social media platforms for content posted by its users. ...

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Facebook intends to reduce newsfeed political buzz in 75 new regions / digital news world

Facebook has faced the hammer of the law too often in recent years, giving in to one of the toughest cases ever. The most recent is Facebook VS Frances Hugen which focuses on Facebook cheating on the board there. However, the previous case against election rigging and action against far-right legal activists is what got them in trouble in the ...

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Google News wants to rob you of Twitter for events happening now using “Big Moments”

When there is a current major event such as a natural disaster or something that everyone is talking about, the first place most people think of checking these days for ongoing updates on it is Twitter. . Tweeting is fast and people close to the scene usually have valuable information about the situation as they provide a flow of information. ...

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Facebook bans developer who created tool to make people use Facebook less

Developer Louis Barclay has created a tool called “Unfollow Everything” for Facebook users. The extension removed the news feed of Facebook users by mass unsubscribing from friends and pages. Barclay received a cease and desist letter from Facebook in July and was kicked from his platform, he says. Loading Something is loading. A developer who designed a tool to allow ...

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Facebook Whistleblower Has Obvious Solution To Fix News Feed

Alert launcher Frances Haugen exposed major problems at Facebook, but the data scientist also offered a few solutions. One of his most eye-catching suggestions is to change the order of the news feeds on Facebook and Instagram. Facebook’s algorithms are currently directing users to content that generates more engagement. Haugen told a Senate panel on Wednesday that this approach can ...

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Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies before the Senate – TechCrunch

After revealing it Sunday night Frances Haugen, the whistleblower who leaked controversial Facebook documents to The the Wall Street newspaper – testified before the Senate Committee on Trade, Science and Transport Tuesday. Haugen’s testimony came after a hearing last week when Facebook’s global chief safety officer Antigone Davis was asked about the company’s negative impact on children and teens. Davis ...

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Watch the Facebook whistleblower explain why your news feed is so toxic

It’s no coincidence that your Facebook news feed is such a disastrous mess. It turns out that the content selected by algorithms and presented to users on their personalized feeds is intended to generate likes, shares or comments. But not, as one might naively suspect, for the benefit of the user who watches his feed. Rather, the goal is to ...

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Whistleblower accuses Facebook of contributing to January 6 riot, Memo says

“We will continue to be the subject of scrutiny – some righteous and some unjust,” he said in the note. “But we must also continue to hold our heads up high.” Here is Mr. Clegg’s memo in full: OUR POSITION ON POLARIZATION AND ELECTIONS You will have seen the series of articles about us published in the Wall Street Journal ...

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TASS launches a news feed in French – Société & Culture

MOSCOW, October 1. / TASS /. The TASS news agency is expanding the range of its products for its foreign audience and is launching a French-language news feed – TASS French News Service. It will publish up-to-date information on the most important events in Russia and around the world in real time. TASS French News Service subscribers will have access ...

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Facebook Reveals Which Post Types Are Downgraded in the News Feed

Facebook’s Transparency Center detailed a list of 28 types of offensive posts that are seeing their reach reduced in the News Feed. The often obscure, controversial and somewhat ambiguous way in which Facebook controls the distribution of content on the News Feed was clarified a little more last week, with the publication of the platform’s “Content Distribution Guidelines”. Related | ...

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What Mark Zuckerberg Achieves With New CTO Andrew ‘Boz’ Bosworth

Andrew Bosworth AKA Boz, an expert in advertising for Facebook, gives a talk at the Online Marketing Rockstars marketing trade show in Hamburg, Germany, 03 March 2017. Photo: Christian Charisius / dpa | usage worldwide (Photo by Christian Charisius / picture alliance via Getty Images) Christian Charisius | image alliance | Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg looks to old ...

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Opinion: Facebook’s alarming plan for news feeds

But you should also be concerned that Facebook has developed a way to reduce the chances that you will hear about such reviews of the platform in the future. The company now plans to show users more positive articles about itself in the news feed, using what is known as Project Amplify, according to the New York Times, citing three ...

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Facebook would use the news feed to improve its image

Facebook has nearly 3 billion monthly active users. Sarah Tew / CNET Facebook is reportedly trying to repair its damaged image by showing users positive stories about the company in its news feed. The New York Times reported on Tuesday that the social network was taking a more aggressive approach on Project Amplify, an effort reported internally in January. The ...

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“He was a kind, kind and loving soul.” Co-star and friend Wendell Pierce remembers Michael K. Williams

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Now listen to Spotify while browsing your Facebook news feed

Its mini-player function is easily accessible and does not interfere with the browsing experience Mathure Paul | Posted on 09.16.21, 08:23 AM The biggest problem a social media business faces is when a user leaves the app. Leave as if to switch to another app, be it a music streaming service or a game. What if you could stay on ...

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Political parties have complained that Facebook’s algorithm promotes polarization

Facebook has reportedly filed complaints from political parties claiming that a major change in the news feed pushed them towards negative and polarizing posts. Today, The Wall Street Journal published leaked reports from Facebook after spurring “meaningful social interactions” on the platform. While Facebook touted the move as helping friends connect, internal reports said it had “unhealthy side effects on ...

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Drown in literature? These smart software tools can help you

Illustration by The Project Twins Whenever Eddie Smolyansky had a few moments to himself, he tried to keep up with new publications in his field. But in 2016, the Tel Aviv, Israel-based computer vision researcher was receiving hundreds of automated literature recommendations a day. “At one point, bathroom breaks weren’t enough,” he says. The recommendations were “far too many and ...

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Low death toll from COVID-19 in Sweden in July ignores other markers in pandemic toll

From the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Sweden made a compelling case study, forgoing lockdowns and mandates, keeping its society wide open – and prompting to claim it was doing better with COVID-19 than the United States. From the start, we found that such statements were exaggerated. Now, almost a year and a half later, as the delta variant of ...

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Pickin ‘in Parsons returns for 2021

PARSONS, W.Va. – An annual music festival is back after a year off due to COVID-19. The 2021 Pickin ‘in Parsons Bluegrass Festival is underway in County Tucker this week. The festival features five different groups each performing for five days to music lovers from across the country. Festival organizers said this year’s turnout is shaping up to be the ...

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The new NBC 7 San Diego local news and weather app is live! – NBC 7 San Diego

The NBC 7 San Diego apps for iOS and Android have been completely redesigned to make it easier to stay informed and quickly find important local news and weather. The app, which was designed in-house by the local NBCUniversal team, introduces new features focused on timeliness, ease of use and readability to better showcase NBC 7 San’s award-winning storytelling. Diego. ...

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Facebook posts video to shed light on its news feed algorithm and provides insight into how content is ranked / digital news world

Facebook recently posted a video, in which his insider looks at the algorithm that redirects content to users and how he selects that content to display. The video, posted to the Facebook for Business blog, is part of a new video series, titled “Let me explain”. With a combination of animation and live action footage, the videos guide users through ...

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Facebook Provides New Explanation on How Its News Feed Algorithm Works

Facebook has shared a new explainer video how its infamous news feed algorithm works, which doesn’t provide major new information or tips, but gives a good general overview of Facebook’s content ranking process, and why some things are gaining more traction than others, depending on individual response. As explained by Facebook: “Our goal is to make sure that you see ...

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Kohr explore: Aimsir Distilling Company – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-07-12 09:39:32 – Portland, Oregon (KOIN) – Aimsir distillation company Northeast Portland is known for its gin and whiskey, as well as its extensive cocktail menu and Irish cuisine. Currently, they are expanding to include the whole family. Cole Harlan showed us the Emerald Room in Aimsil, a place where people of all ages can enjoy delicious food ...

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Dead in Cleveland Motorcycle Crash – Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio 2021-07-02 04:43:57 – Cleveland, Ohio (WJW) – Cleveland Police Station We are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred early Friday morning. The agent replied to E.139e St. and Miles around 2:30 a.m. Those who searched for multiple house fires in Akron The scene was still active a few hours later and the roads in the area were ...

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Crunch, Prowl helping 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Feed Minnesota

If you were recently at the Hy-Vee store in Plymouth, you may have seen Wood wolves Crunch mascot and Lynx mascot Prowl shopping and awareness. “After the pandemic, our communities continue to face challenges,” said Jennifer Ridgeway, executive vice president of Timberwolves and Lynx. “And we want to encourage people to come here to Hy-Vee and support our community. The ...

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TASS launches news feed in Spanish – society & culture

MOSCOW, July 1. / TASS /. The TASS news agency inaugurates its information service in Spanish for the Spanish-speaking world community. Special attention will be paid to Russia’s interaction with Spanish-speaking countries in Europe, Latin America, in addition to countries in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, the corporate communications department reported. by TASS. TASS Managing Director Sergei Mikhailov stressed that ...

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Facebook launches Bulletin newsletter product, powered by top journalists

Facebook on Tuesday launched its newsletter product “Bulletin”, a standalone platform for free and paid articles and podcasts that will aim to compete with Substack. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the platform, which is live on Bulletin.com, and showcased some of the editors the company has hired in a live audio room on Facebook. Facebook is struggling to compete with the ...

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Facebook tests new animations when sharing a post in the News Feed

Facebook is testing a new way to make your shared feed posts stand out, with animated graphics that appear on the post as users scroll. As shown in this video from a social media expert Matt Navarre, thanks to this new process, when you go to share a Facebook post in your news feed, you will have the option to ...

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New Facebook Algorithm: How to See YEN.com.gh News in Your News Feed Now ▷ Ghana News

If you’ve been browsing your Facebook feed and scratching your head trying to figure out what happened to the YEN.com.gh post, fear not. YEN.com.gh has not disappeared from the face of the earth. Our Manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in Facebook introduced a new algorithm that could make YEN posts completely disappear from your newspaper. But, you can always ...

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Reviews | How Facebook’s News Feed Changed the Internet

In the wee hours of September 5, 2006, before sunrise, Facebook, seeking to totally dominate the social media space, went from an interactive library of individual profiles to a fluid personalized space, organized by algorithms, which ‘he called News. Feed. And our relationship with the Internet and with each other has changed forever. Until then, the Internet was a shared ...

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How to set Facebook news feed to chronological

Ah Facebook. Why are you so irresistible, but so irritating at the same time time? The social media platform is amazing for keeping in touch with family and friends. However, the developers like to throw curvy balls at us every now and then that make it painful to use the app or desktop site. New avatars are appearing which we ...

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