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Facebook Study Says Users Control What They See, But Critics Disagree

The Huffington Post | Alexander B. Howard | Posted 05.14.2015 | Technology

In the end, the slant of the news you see may be the slant of the news you seek.

Facebook Said Its Algorithms Do Help Form Echo Chambers. And the Tech Press Missed It.

Zeynep Tufekci | Posted 05.11.2015 | World
Zeynep Tufekci

So, can you stop worrying about the role of algorithms and personalization in creating echo chambers online? The shortest version is this: Absolutely not.

Why Do Some of Your Friends Get More Likes Than Others?

Simone Collins | Posted 05.04.2015 | Technology
Simone Collins

Some of us run small-scale tests and develop theories as to what can garner the most interaction. Others convince themselves to rise above it and attempt to ignore the addictive validation people bestow onto the content they share.

Victory! Facebook Is Finally Cracking Down On Click-Bait

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Technology

Facebook is officially cracking down on click-bait. In a blog post published Monday, research scientist Khalid El-Arini and product specialist Joy...

The Facebook Experiment Is Failing -- Here Are Its Flaws

Jeswin Kumar | Posted 06.14.2014 | Technology
Jeswin Kumar

The thing is, these aren't accidental flaws in Facebook. These are features.

Timothy Stenovec

Your News Feed Is About To Change | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.07.2013 | Technology

The next time you log in to Facebook, you may notice slight changes to your news feed. The world's largest social network announced on Tuesday that...

Why FB's Algo Changes Are a Good Thing for Brands

Mateo Gutierrez | Posted 12.22.2012 | Technology
Mateo Gutierrez

Like most things that seem, at first, a bit peculiar, historical context usually helps to lend some calm to the situation. When it comes to the recent changes Facebook has made to its fan page edge rank algorithms, this holds true.