In an announcement, Adam Mosseri, the Facebook VP in charge of News Feed, said that the company's research shows that people who post more than 50 times per day are often sharing low quality content. Their posts frequently include clickbait, sensationalism and misinformation. The connection between fake news and high-frequency posters is strong enough that Facebook has just tweaked its algorithm to make those posts show up less often in others' feeds. The change should curtail the reach such links have throughout Facebook.
Facebook's fake news problem became an issue during the presidential election and fake news activity
spiked around election day. Other attempts at reigning in false content include other algorithm
fact-checkers as well as rather empty additions like an...
Articles shared by high-volume posters will be deprioritized.
So, we are going to see less post off CNN, mashable, MSNBC, engadget and all other regular posters? Don't think these companies are going to be happy.
The irony that Engadget shared this.
Pretty sure more people follow Engadget now just to bash who ever manages their political opinions.
Fake news stirs up the most reactions and shares.
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