Apr 1, 2019

Facebook to reveal News Feed algorithm secrets

Facebook is launching a new feature that explains how its algorithms decide what to display in your News Feed. Facebook told the BBC the new feature was available for some users in the UK today. The "Why am I seeing this post?" button will be found in the drop-down menu that appears at the top right of every post in the News Feed. It will now let people know if details on their Facebook profile matched those on an advertiser's database. Facebook has faced intense scrutiny after a series of data breaches, privacy scandals and allegations that the platform was used to interfere in elections.

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