Facebook shifts algorithm to emphasize ‘meaningful content’

The social media platform has made more than a few changes in the past year. The organization’s latest move aims to impact users’ news feeds and how they interact with content.

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Facebook’s algorithm is evolving…again.

Users can soon expect to see content in their news feeds that Facebook anticipates they’ll spend more time reading, instead of what was shared most recently. The shift aims to give precedence to content that users will commit to. It’s not just an article’s length, though, that factors into whether it’ll show up in your feed.

Here’s an explanation from Facebook:

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