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Domesticated animals eat feed. Day after day, the farmer fills the trough with the same oats, the same feed. As we lie in sleep, our sidecars charge, our prostheses: computers, tablets, smartphones. Receptacles for the news feeds, charging to accommodate relentless scrolling throughout the day. Everywhere, silently revving for the coming feeding.
Is this creepy or helpful? You check out a pair of shoes online, and suddenly - there they are in your Facebook news feed. That's programmatic marketing. Or, you're a mom and you bought a new stroller at Babies 'R Us and now you see an ad for birth announcements from a company like Shutterfly.
The social network is currently rolling out a test redesign of its "Trending" sidebar that groups buzzy news and hashtags
Yeah, it sees you looking at this, too.
Television is sooooooo 1999.
So, can you stop worrying about the role of algorithms and personalization in creating echo chambers online? The shortest version is this: Absolutely not.
Get ready for a slightly new look, 360-degree video and more.
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.
It's easier to limit what type of content you see Adam Mosseri, the Facebook News Feed's product management director, told
Your Facebook News Feed has been filled with old irrelevant posts instead of new ones. You complained. Facebook listened
Additionally, the company will begin looking at the ratio of clicks to shares and comments. That article with lots of clicks