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Facebook Begins Counting Time Spent When Ranking Links In People’s Feeds

As more people hang out reading content on Facebook, it would make sense that Facebook would make much more money.  So naturally, Facebook wants to make sure their users are spend as much time as possible on the site as possible reading up on their Facebook feeds.  In this case, Facebook is making time a …

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Facebook’s Human News Feed Raters Are Now Working Worldwide

Facebook has expanded the amount of human raters to help its algorithms decide what should appear in the News Feed from just the US to around the world. That’s one of the big ticket takeaways from a Slate.com article that was published late Sunday.  Similar to an article that was published a year ago on Medium, when …

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Facebook Adjusts News Feed To Load Better In The 2G World

Facebook is making a bit of a change to the News Feed, and is aiming that change at the developing world. Most of the new users that are signing up with the social network seem to be coming from there, and it seems that those people are connecting through the slower 2G mobile connections.  Due to …

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Publishers Have Begun Prepping For Facebook’s Instant Articles Launch

With Instant Articles coming soon, publishers have started ramping up their content and publishing that will go directly to Facebook.  The hope is that Instant Articles will give stories the added exposure and awareness of content across the social network that publishers want. The Wall Street Journal says that publishers, like the New York Times and NBC News …

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