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The End of the Social News Era? Journalists Brace for Facebook’s Big Change

Media executives watch skeptically as Mark Zuckerberg, in a heated political environment, shifts the focus of his site back to the personal......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 12th, 2018

Facebook was already punishing publishers before it announced its big newsfeed change (FB)

Last month, Facebook announced its plans to deter the spread of fake news on the social network by prioritizing user generated content (think baby pictures) above professional content created by publis.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 22nd, 2018

How To Keep Track Of Your Favorite News After Facebook’s New Algorithm Change

Changes to the algorithms Facebook users to populate users’ News Feeds have publishers concerned, and their concerns highlight just how much power the social network has.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 22nd, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg says he"s changing the way Facebook works for people"s well-being — but it could be worse for your mental health

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced Facebook will start to prioritize "meaningful social interactions" over content from news sources and publications.  The change is meant to help users' overall well-being.  But according to studies, this will.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 17th, 2018

Facebook's ad business seen powering through news feed change - The Star Online

The Star OnlineFacebook's ad business seen powering through news feed changeThe Star OnlineAd dollars will continue to pour into social media and search feeds, and only Alphabet Inc's Google currently h.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJan 15th, 2018

Facebook Is Making a Change Zuckerberg Says Will Decrease Engagement

The social network wants to make your news feed more relevant......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 13th, 2018

How Facebook’s newsfeed change is stoking uncertainty about its future

For Facebook Inc. and its wildly successful social-media network, the changes it announced to its news feed on Thursday could have sweeping implications......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2018

Facebook is making a big change to your news feed

Facebook says you'll see more updates from friends that spark meaningful social exchanges and fewer posts from businesses, publishers and celebri.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 11th, 2018

No Overwhelming Support for More Online Regulation, Poll Finds

Congress has held high-profile hearings on Facebook and is debating new regulation of social media companies, but a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds that Americans have only a limited appetite for new government oversight of social media companies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 17th, 2018

Previewing what Mark Zuckerberg will say at Capitol Hill hearings

Executive editor of CNET News Ian Sherr joins "Red and Blue" to discuss what we can expect from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's hearings on Capitol Hill. He will address the social media company's massive mishandling of its users' data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 10th, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Made Mistakes on "Fake News," Privacy

In testimony to Congress, the Facebook chief is set to say the social-media giant didn’t do enough to prevent its tools from being used for harm......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 9th, 2018

Facebook forming commission to see how social media impacts elections

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 9th, 2018

Sandberg: Facebook users would have to pay to opt out of ads

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg tells NBC News in a new interview that users of the popular social media platform would have to pay a subscription fee in order to avoid the company's data-driven advertisements......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 6th, 2018

Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook users would have to pay to opt out of ads

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg tells NBC News in a new interview that users of the popular social media platform would have to pay a subscription fee in order to avoid the company's data-driven advertisements......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 6th, 2018

Snap roundup: Snapchat throws shade at Facebook, Instagram

Venice, California-based Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) is in the news so often, here at L.A. Biz we call stories about the social-media platform “daily Snaps.” Here’s what the company has been up to recently: BlackBerry Ltd. is suing Snap Inc. for .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2018

Why this cybersecurity firm CEO will delete his Facebook

Reg Harnish, the chief executive of GreyCastle Security in Troy, New York, plans to delete his Facebook. He's not the only one: People have been abandoning the social media network after news that political data firm Cambridge Analytica, which work.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2018

Everything that's going wrong for Facebook right now - CBS News

CBS NewsEverything that's going wrong for Facebook right nowCBS NewsIt's a tough time for the world's largest social network. As fallout continues from Facebook's (FB) Cambridge Analytica scandal, Playboy and .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 30th, 2018

2016 Facebook memo suggests company values growth over user safety - CBS News

CBS News2016 Facebook memo suggests company values growth over user safetyCBS NewsA memo sent to Facebook (FB) employees two years ago is putting the social media giant back in the headlines Thursd.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 30th, 2018

Facebook Starts Fact Checking Photos and Videos in This Country

To thwart the spread of fake news. Facebook has started to fact-check photos and videos to thwart the spread of fake news. The social media giant said Thursday that it has partnered with the Agenc.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 29th, 2018

Facebook begins "fact-checking" photos and videos

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had begun "fact-checking" photos and videos to reduce the hoaxes and false news stories that have plagued the world's largest social media network......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 29th, 2018

Researcher says era of privacy is over despite Facebook changes

On Wednesday, Facebook changed its privacy settings to make them easier to find. But some experts warn that no matter what the social media site does, your privacy is already gone. CBS News correspondent Tony Dokoupil explains why......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 29th, 2018