Facebook to rank content it deems 'authentic' higher on the News Feed

Facebook is updating its News Feed algorithm in an effort to rid its site of spam and clickbait. On Tuesday, Facebook announced it is adding signals to its News Feed algorithm to identify “authentic” posts from people and pages.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/01/facebook-to-rank-content-it-deems-authentic-higher-on-news-feed.html

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Facebook Aims to Scrub Clickbait From News Feed


Facebook last week announced a new move to fight clickbait in the News Feed: downranking links from Web domains and Facebook Pages that consistently post clickbait headlines. Those that stop posting clickbait no longer will be downranked. Users who post links that lead to a clickbait domain on their personal Facebook page also could have their posts downgraded, according to Facebook. The latest adjustment is an extension of Facebook’s earlier efforts to reduce the distribution of clickbait posts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83785.html?rss=1

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Apple Watch 'collapsing sales' report actually shows Apple is crushing smartwatch sector

Widely publicized study data reported by clickbait sites as evidence that Apple Watch sales have “plunged” and “are tanking” actually shows something completely different: that Apple has launched the most successful smartwatch product by a vast margin.

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