Another day, another update. The leading social network unveils a new feature each day, showing that it’s in a dynamic course for drastic changes and even more personalized content serving.
The latest update? A small tweak in the newsfeed algorithm which ensures that people will see more relevant news and what their friends have to say about them. With the new update users may also notice older posts resurfacing at a higher pace after they receive new comments.
This means that Facebook is starting to keep conversation going on, by highlighting the most recent comments in the posts that receive attention from your circle of friends. According to Varun Kacholia, Engineering Manager, and Minwen Ji, Software Engineer
Starting soon, we’ll be doing a better job of distinguishing between a high quality article on a website versus a meme photo hosted somewhere other than Facebook when people click on those stories on mobile
Facebook will also recommend related articles to users who click on a link from their feed. These recommendations will appear below the original post. Updates will be available to all newsfeeds within the following weeks. Stay tuned!