Facebook has a new feature that gives you more control over your News Feed – Research Snipers

Facebook has a new feature that gives you more control over your News Feed

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Facebook has reported another feature called “Why am I seeing this post?” which will enable you to all the more likely comprehend the content that appears on your News Feed from companions, Pages, and Groups you follow. That, however, this will likewise give you more power over what you find in the News Feed, letting you effectively deal with the posts you interact with on the site.

The organization says this is the first occasion when it has assembled data on how News Feed positioning functions straightforwardly into the Facebook application, taking note of that it is a piece of its endeavors to be increasingly straightforward with users about how its algorithms target you.

To gain access to the new instrument, first revealed by The Telegraph,
all you have to do is click or tap the drop-down menu on the right-hand corner of a post. From there, you’ll be able to view info at a glance on why you’re seeing certain posts on your News Feed — e.g. because you’re a member of X Group or Page on Facebook — as well as manage the content you’d like to see more or less of. You’ll get shortcuts to controls to help you further personalize your News Feed too, including See First, Unfollow, News Feed Preferences and Privacy Shortcuts.

Facebook says that amid its research for the “Why am I seeing this post” highlight, which is accessible beginning today, it discovered that individuals needed more than straightforwardness on its News Feed algorithms. They needed more control, and that is the reason it chose to reveal the tools to make it more straightforward for clients to deal with the posts they see on their feed.

“Both of these updates are part of our ongoing investment in giving people more context and control across Facebook,” the company said in a blog post. “We will continue to listen to your feedback and evolve these features over time.”

When Facebook is under substantial scrutiny by general society and governments, it should be as straightforward as conceivable with clients. The new highlights positively don’t tackle the majority of its issues, yet at any rate, they’re a positive development.

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