Tag: news feed

by Fannie Cohen

Last year, Facebook honcho Mark Zuckerberg said he wanted Facebook to provide the “best personalized newspaper in the world.” No one really knew what that meant, but now Facebook clearly wields enormous power over what news content is read at various publications. That’s because its News Feed uses algorithms — adjusted and designed by humans […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Bit by bit, feature by feature, Facebook is making inroads into sites that live outside of Facebook.com. Major publishers now sprinkle their sites with Facebook plug-ins, from fan page widgets to friend recommendations to the ubiquitous “Like” thumbs-up. And hey, why not? It’s a win-win, with publishers getting more engagement and increased traffic from Facebook […] more »

by Corbin Hiar

Click here to see the entire series No company has done more to push the boundaries of online privacy than Facebook. The world’s leading social network has changed the way friendships are maintained, news is shared, and protests are organized — among much else. While many of these innovations have been enthusiastically embraced by Facebook’s […] more »