As such, posts from news pages will populate a smaller portion of users news feeds, and Facebook will trust users to determine what sources should appear.
The company said it would ask its more than 2 billion users to rank the news organizations they trusted in order to prioritize "high-quality news" over less trusted sources. While many users may welcome more posts from friends and fewer memes, posts from news outlets encourage political conversation on the social network, the report says.
The change to the Facebook news feed comes as the online giant seeks to address charges that it has failed - along with Google and Twitter - to prevent the spread of bogus news, most strikingly ahead of the 2016 United States election.
Zuckerberg said the company is not "comfortable" deciding what news users see, but he is willing to prioritize personal interactions and friends' posts over news. In reflecting on those challenges, company executives said they no longer want to be an arbitrator of the content people see.
"There's too much sensationalism, misinformation and polarization in the world today". This comes after putting loads of effort into building up Facebook as the place where people get their news. It will use those scores, along with other factors, to decide how much to show a source in people's news feeds.
On January 12, MarkZuckerbergannounced in a post that Facebook was making major changes in its newsfeed algorithm.
Map shows projected path of MI meteor through Livingston Co
Reports have come in from across the Great Lakes region, but so far, there no one can say where the possible meteor landed. Usually, during annual meteor showers, stargazers only see smaller dust particles burning up in the upper atmosphere.
To do so, he said, Facebook chose to rely on member surveys as the most "objective" way to rank trust in news sources. A source's broad trust is one of many signals that determine stories' ranking in News Feed.
Zuckerberg said social media's power to distribute content quickly and widely makes Facebook responsible to promote "high quality news". We considered asking outside experts, which would take the decision out of our hands but would likely not solve the objectivity problem.
"This update will not change the amount of news you see on Facebook", he said.
Air New Zealand says kia ora to Alexa
The Echo ($179) is the standard unit, while the Dot ($89) has all the smarts but no speaker and is created to be connected to one. Westpac also has a financial markets news product allowing you to ask Alexa for the headlines.
Facebook has been struggling with how to handle its distribution of news in an era of fake news and claims of media bias.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry statement said the government was not in need of USA dollars "stained with the blood of Syrians". The U.S. has at least 2,000 troops in Syria , according to figures the Pentagon released in December.
Responding to this, foreign ministry spokesperson HE Lulua al-Khater had told QNA that Qatar was closely monitoring the situation. The Ministry denounced the current escalation by Qatar, and called upon the country to abide by worldwide law and customs.
Mashable obtained the email and has verified its authenticity. (NASDAQ:AAPL)'s charter buses are targeted as well. The Redwood City CHP is now working with Apple and Google to identify the sources of the past week's attacks.
His 41-year-old wife, Janelle Marquez Monroy, an American citizen, faces life in prison if she is found guilty of assisting him. If the death penalty didn't work out, his maximum sentence would be life imprisonment.
Another NBA romance: Khloe went on to have an eight-month relationship with Houston Rockets star James Harden . Then, Johnson specifically asked Odom about Kardashian's current pregnancy with Tristan Thompson .
Struff looked good in his opening match and clearly has some shotmaking ability that's needed to counter somebody like Federer. The world No 2 and title favourite went unbroken in his 6-3 6-4 6-3 win on Rod Laver Arena in just one hour and 39 minutes.
A spokesperson for London's Metropolitan Police clarified on Tuesday, Jan. 16, that they found no evidence of foul play. She is survived by her three kids - 20-year-old son Taylor, 16-year-old daughter Molly and 12-year-old daughter Dakota.
I suppose I should also mention that Trump now denies making the statements , but there is absolutely no reason to believe him. Jeff Flake, a Republican who said he heard it directly from attendees of the meeting although he was not there in person.
Another test that replicated online transactions at a stock brokerage disclosed a 4 percent slowdown . Intel has also followed up its initial desktop performance metrics with benchmarks for data center .
Consumption and residential investment have been stronger than anticipated, reflecting strong employment growth. Up until a couple of weeks ago, many forecasters still had doubts that Poloz would raise the rate Wednesday.
WSU community mourns the loss of Tyler Hilinski
The public vigil will begin at 7 p.m.in front of the Cougar Pride statue outside of Martin Stadium on Washington State's campus. Hilinski, the expected starter for the Cougars in 2018, was found dead from an apparent suicide on Tuesday afternoon.
WhatsApp launches app for small businesses
Business Profiles: Help customers with useful information such as a business description, email or store addresses, and website. After creating a " Business account ", companies can access a host of additional features meant for them.
Putin takes an icy plunge on Epiphany
Water blessed by a priest during Epiphany week is considered holy and pure according to Orthodox Christian tradition. He was then seen dunking himself in the icy water and crossing himself.
'Text bomb' bug slows down Apple's iPhones and Macs
Meanwhile Buzzfeed reports that the text bomb affects all Apple devices running iOS 10 up to iOS iOS 11.2.5 beta. "Nasty. Masri revealed in a Twitter post that the flaw, which he named ChaiOS bug , could freeze your iPhone .
Morgan Stanley flies excessive on wealth administration
Morgan Stanley's tax adjustment payment totalled just under $1.0 billion, once the tax change benefits were also factored in. Trading revenue, which is traditionally Morgan Stanley's biggest source of income, fell 19.5 percent to $2.25 billion.
Larry Nassar accuses choose of operating a 'media circus'
That brings the total number testifying to 105 but judge Aquilina said there's no cap to the number of victims who can testify. A prosecutor read a statement from McKayla Maroney , who won gold and silver medals at the 2012 Olympics.
Bitcoin Crashes Below $10000
South Korea announced a few days that they were seeking out ways to regulate cryptocurrencies, with rumors of an outright ban. "What we're seeing is part of the evolution of bitcoin ", he said . "About half of my friends trade cryptocurrencies".