Facebook Algorithm Now Prioritizes Original Reporting via @MattGSouthern

Facebook Algorithm Now Prioritizes Original Reporting via @MattGSouthern

As of today, Facebook is changing the way news stories are ranked in its main feed with an algorithm update that prioritizes original reporting. In addition, Facebook’s algorithm will now demote news articles without “transparent authorship.” Facebook says both of these updates are based on user research and built with the help of feedback from news publishers and academic experts. Here’s more about each of these changes to Facebook’s ranking signals. Prioritizing Original News Facebook’s algorithm will now prioritize news articles that have been identified as original reporting. In order to identify original news articles, Facebook will look at groups of articles on a similar topic to determine which article […]