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Facebook News Feed Updates: plans to revamp it

Facebook News Feed Updates: Plans to revamp it

The Social Media giant, Facebook is planning to completely optimize its news feed on which more than 2 billion users navigate and spend most the time during the day. This is the most important redesign of the Facebook news feed in the recent years done by any big social media giant which is completely intent to focus on users, users & users.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Recently announced that in few weeks, the Facebook news feed is having the potential to dramatically change how people interact with the social network.


Facebook News Feed

Over the next few weeks, the Facebook news feed will start showing fewer articles which relate to news, events or any product marketing content and other sponsored ads, Zuckerberg wrote on his wall this Thursday. Instead of it, now users should start seeing more vacations videos from their related friends, they will see photos of their nephew’s college graduation and other glimpses of family-friendly events posts which the users are really interested to see.

Why Facebook Plans to Revamp it.?

Mark Zuckerberg Explains it briefly while giving an interview to Adam Mosseri (Head of Facebook news feed), The way Facebook will rank publications in the coming weeks, highlighting photos, videos, and statutes published by relatives, should help to promote interactions and personal relationships between users, explains John Hegeman, a product manager at Facebook.

“It’s a big change,” he says. “People are actually going to spend less time on Facebook, but it suits us because it will make the time they spend more valuable and ultimately it will be good for our business.”

Facebook estimates, for example, that a family photo is more valuable to a user than a celebrity video or a brand of clothing.

Watch this video, and you will understand what Facebook is planning to revamp

How will Facebook News Feed Update effect Publishers & Page Owners?

Online advertisers and businesses that distribute marketing through the news feed will face similar challenges as the whole news industry.

“Facebook has clearly put a stake in the ground that user experience is more important than the brands that pay them, Businesses may actually end up buying more online ads on Facebook to promote themselves because simply creating content and attempting to share it on the Facebook news feed for free will no longer work as well as it once did. “That definitely is a potential consequence.

Facebook is going to be a people’s community, instead of Advertiser’s hub,

The founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has made it a priority to bring together people using his network in real life.

we are sharing his message with you for bringing people closer together.

Zuckerberg wrote this on his own page on Thursday.

“Facebook was built to bring people together,” says Hegeman. “This update should help improve this.”

Facebook was widely criticized for its passivity amid the avalanche of false information that invaded the feed of US users during the presidential elections of 2016.

Mark Zuckerberg, in his wishes for 2018, has also promised to “repair” these “errors”. “One of our top priorities for 2018,” he added on Thursday, “is to make sure that time spent on Facebook is time well spent.”

Also, it is estimated that it will directly affect the advertising business of Facebook and they are going to bear the loss of more than $23 Billion every year from advertisers.

Wrap up: Facebook News Feed is updating with a motive to change your life and Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring people together, after connecting them together.

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