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Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Tech News, Facebook will highlight local news

They will be displayed first in the News Feed. This is his third profound change since the beginning of January.


Mark Zuckerberg continues to revamp the Facebook News Feed. The CEO of the company announced on his profile that the display of local information would be preferred. "Local information helps us understand the issues that matter in our communities and affect our lives," he says. Research suggests that reading local information is directly correlated with civic engagement.

Our next update on our 2018 focus on make sure Facebook is not just fun but also good for your well-being and for society ...

We're making a series of updates to show more high quality, trusted news. Last week we made an update to show more news Today our next update is from local sources.

People consistently tell us they want to see more local news on Facebook. Local news helps us understand the issues ...

The evidence of this decision also appeared to Mark Zuckerberg after his tour of the US states last year: "Many people told me that they thought that if we could calm things down on the most divisive national issues and to concentrate the concrete local problems, it would be a progress for everyone ".

First in the United States, then in the rest of the world
For the moment the initiative is reserved for the United States, but will be extended to other countries this year. This news feed update is the third novelty announced by Mark Zuckerberg since the beginning of January. In order to make Facebook "better" and to work for the "well-being" of its users.

For this purpose, he had already stated that the publications of the media or brand pages would be less prominent for the benefit of those of our friends. He then announced that the media would be rated by users based on the trust they place in them. And the changes should continue: "I can not wait to share more updates soon," concludes Mark Zuckerberg in his text

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