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Fighting Engagement Bait on Facebook

By Henry Silverman and Lin Huang
4 months ago

“LIKE this if you’re an Aries!” This tactic, known as “engagement bait,” seeks to take advantage of our News Feed algorithm by boosting engagement to get greater reach.

Introducing Snooze to Give You More Control Of Your News Feed

By Shruthi Muraleedharan, Product Manager
4 months ago

Snooze is an option to temporarily unfollow a person, Page or group for 30 days.

For Video, Intent and Repeat Viewership Matter

4 months ago

We’re making an update to News Feed ranking that will help surface videos people are proactively seeking out and coming back to on Facebook.

Introducing News Feed Publisher Guidelines

By Adam Mosseri, Head of News Feed
6 months ago

We’re releasing News Feed Publisher Guidelines, which include “do’s and don’ts” to help publishers succeed on our platform.

New Test to Provide Context About Articles

By Andrew Anker, Sara Su and Jeff Smith
7 months ago

This new feature is designed to provide people some of the tools they need to make an informed decision about which stories to read, share, and trust.

Blocking Ads from Pages that Repeatedly Share False News

By Satwik Shukla and Tessa Lyons
8 months ago

If Pages repeatedly share stories marked as false, these repeat offenders will no longer be allowed to advertise on Facebook.

Taking Action Against Video Clickbait

By Baraa Hamodi, Zahir Bokhari and Yun Zhang
8 months ago

We are announcing two updates that will limit the spread of clickbait videos.