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A more 'meaningful' Facebook feed to focus on friends, family: Zuckerberg

Facebook and its social media competitors have been inundated by criticism that their products reinforce users' views on social and political issues

Reuters  |  San Francisco/London 

Facebook Inc on Thursday began to change the way it filters posts and videos on its centerpiece News Feed, the start of what Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said would be a series of changes in the design of the world's largest social network. Zuckerberg, in a sweeping post on Facebook, said the company would change the filter for the News Feed to prioritise what friends and family share, while reducing the amount of non-advertising content from publishers and brands. Facebook, which owns four of the world's most popular smartphone apps including Instagram, has for years ...

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 09:54 IST