Facebook makes News Feed ‘more personal’ with ranking algorithm changes
| Corinne Reichert
5/16/2019 5:12 PM EST
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Facebook has updated its prediction algorithm.
Facebook has added data from surveys to better predict what pages users want up top of their News Feed.
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Posts from family and friends, and news articles or videos from pages followed, will now be ranked at the very top of the page.
Facebook said the changes focus on quality of user experience over quantity of time spent on the social network.
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Surveys were used in the algorithm change, with users asked to rank the friends they are closest to, Facebook said in a blog post.
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