Facebook U-turns on controversial change to its news feed
03 March, 2018, 00:33 | Author: Bertha Harmon
"Facebook has ditched a controversial feature that split users" news feeds in two - one with ads and original posts from friends, and another for content from publishers. However, users trialling the new capability were clear that they "don't want" two separate feeds.
In what is nearly definitely a response to the slew of criticism thrown at social media companies for allowing so-called fake news ahead of USA and other elections to spread, Zuckerberg said he meant to focus on "important issues".
Splitting the feed confused a lot of people, but it was publishers who were hit the hardest, with many experiencing a massive decrease in user engagement on the platform.
Describing it as his "personal challenge for 2018", the 33-year-old kazillionaire said the social network was making too many errors enforcing policies and preventing misuse of its tools. The new-look Snapchat keeps your friend content on one page and content from brands and celebrities on another.
Facebook is ending its short-lived (and misguided) experiment with the alternative news feed feature called "Explore".
Now, the firm says it's discontinuing the Explore Feed bookmark this week for users all around the world.
At this time, however, the feed doesn't appear to include advertising.
"We concluded that Explore isn't an effective way for people to discover new content on Facebook", Mosseri wrote. "We didn't communicate the test clearly", Mosseri wrote about the media complaints. "Both of these tests provided us with valuable feedback that we will use to improve News Feed for everyone", the company has said.
LG V30S ThinQ Refresh adds AI and more memory: MWC 2018
The smartphone is fitted with a 6.0-inch 18:9 QuadHD+ OLED FullVision Display with the screen resolution of 2,880×1,440 pixels. LG has unveiled the new V30S ThinQ and V30S+ ThinQ smartphones in Barcelona, ahead of the start of Mobile World Congress .
To be clear, this in no way impacts changes to the News Feed announced last month.
According to People , Harry and Markle have invited 2,640 members of the public to help celebrate their wedding . There are some caveats for those who hope to be invited however, in terms of who those exact people will be.
Hopefully Battlefield 5 will be able to imitate Battlefield 1's successes, especially with the current boom of World War 2 games. It's looking more and more like this year's entry in the Battlefield series is going to be a return to World War II.
In the camera department, the company has finally made a decision to include a setup of dual cameras, each measuring 12 megapixel. These devices will all run a very barebones Android OS, meaning no amounts of bloatware should come preloaded on the device.
Caused by viruses, flu is a contagious respiratory illness with mild to severe symptoms that can sometimes lead to death. More importantly, it would save "lives by taking the guesswork out of the equation", she added.
The tablets will be available later in Q2 across Europe, Latin America and Asia, starting at Euro 70 and Euro 100 respectively. It is now running Android 8.0 Oreo and will be a cheap device aimed at those who want an updated device at budget.
On the other hand, this might be because BlackBerry is using a different metric to decide whether the sales were a success or not. However, as the company is an exclusive partner to Indian Blackberry smartphones, the devices may be sold only in India.
The French club took the lead in the Bernabeu last week but a Ronaldo double and deflected Marcelo strike saw them lose 3-1 . Real coach Zinedine Zidane is taking no pleasure from the news of Neymar's injury.
There will be no Dublin Bus service tomorrow, Friday March 1, due to the adverse weather conditions, the company has announced. . Passengers are advised to check latest flight information with their airline before coming to the airport today.
On Monday, the resolution gained 11 favorable votes at the 15-member Security Council but was halted by Russia's veto. Britain drafted the failed U.N. resolution in consultation with the United States and France.
Selling for €269 and €179, respectively, the Blade V9 and V9 Vita might be attractive options for the sub-€300 price range. The smartphone is also equipped with a dual rear camera setup with a 13MP main sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor.
Jay-Z Is Forbes' Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artist of 2018
The Good Doctor is followed on the list by Drake and Eminem , who came in tied at $100 million each. Dre remains at number 3, with his value raising from $740 million in 2017 to $770 million in 2018.
2nd Threat Reported At Utah High School In A Week
Later that evening, the student who found the note confessed to their parent that they were actually the person who wrote it. The first incident Thursday occurred at Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas at 7:30 a.m., just before school started.
'Black Panther' Is The Fourth Film In History To Do This…
Among newcomers this weekend were New Line's R-rated comedy " Game Night " and Alex Garland's sci-fi thriller " Annihilation ". The film has received appreciation from critics across the globe and fans too have given it a big thumbs up.
Shahbaz Sharif elected un-opposed acting President of PML-N
His elder brother and ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was made the ruling party's top leader, " Quaid " for lifetime. Under the party's rules, the PML-N's CWC is supposed to elect an acting party head within a week of its chief's removal.
Apple planning biggest ever iPhone, says Bloomberg
The phone will not be larger than the iPhone 8 Plus , but due to the edge-to-edge technology the display will be one-inch wider. The iPhone X, on the other hand, is a radical redesign with edge-to-edge display and improved facial recognition technology.