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Facebook’s News Feed algorithm now ranks friends and family higher than posts from publishers
Jun29

Facebook’s News Feed algorithm now ranks friends and family higher than posts from publishers

Are we heading to a new era where friends and family take precedence over publisher’s posts in Facebook’s News Feed? That’s precisely what the Menlo Park, Calif.-based social network giant wants every user to know—that it cares about you. Concerns have been forthcoming about how Facebook users no longer see important updates from friends and family they care about. In fairness to users, it is getting even more difficult to see...

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Facebook Revamps its ‘Like’ button and Introduces 2 New Chrome Extensions
Jun29

Facebook Revamps its ‘Like’ button and Introduces 2 New Chrome Extensions

Highlight – In addition to the design update for the ‘Like’ button, Facebook also introduced 2 new Chrome Extensions – see details below!!!   Sharing your favorite content on social media is something very common. We usually just click the Like button without giving much thought about the design. These social plugins are an easy way to combine Facebook with your website. So, the social media platform...

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Facebook Featured Events List Shifts to Human Curation
Jun28

Facebook Featured Events List Shifts to Human Curation

Facebook has launched a human-curated Featured Events list for users in ten U.S. cities that include New York, Chicago and San Francisco. While the social network already suggests events to users, a computer algorithm creates those suggestions lists for them. On Monday, a team of human curators at Facebook will start making the new Featured Events list, hinting that the company will soon use editorial views to publish suggested...

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Google, YouTube will automatically block hateful videos
Jun27

Google, YouTube will automatically block hateful videos

The web related companies want to eliminate any extremist videos   Social media platforms are a place to share thoughts, photos, news and videos. But, not all content is safe. According to Reuters some of the biggest web destinations have quietly been automatically removing extremist videos from their sites. We are talking about Google, YouTube and Facebook. The story came from two people who are familiar with the process. This...

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WhatsApp users could soon be able to share and listen to music in the chat app
Jun26

WhatsApp users could soon be able to share and listen to music in the chat app

  WhatsApp is not letting go its dominance of the mobile messaging world as rumors of new updates to include sharing and playing music within the app are making the rounds. German tech site, Macerkopf reports that users of the chat app could soon start sharing and playing music inside the messaging app. Music stored locally on your device as well as tracks from Apple music will be available for users to play without exiting the...

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