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Facebook to Emphasize 'Trustworthy' News Via User Surveys

Facebook to Emphasize 'Trustworthy' News Via User Surveys

By Tali Arbel | Jan 22
In a blog post and a Facebook post from CEO Mark Zuckerberg Friday, the company said it is surveying users about their familiarity with and trust in news sources. That data will influence what others see in their news feeds.

Facebook Edits Feeds to Bring Less News, More Sharing

Facebook Edits Feeds to Bring Less News, More Sharing

By Barbara Ortutay | Jan 13
Facebook is changing what its users will see to highlight posts they are most likely to engage with and make time spent on social media more "meaningful."

Zuckerberg's 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook

Zuckerberg's 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook

By Barbara Ortutay | Jan 6
Mark Zuckerberg says his "personal challenge" for 2018 is to fix Facebook.

Facebook Changing How It Identifies 'Fake News' Stories

Facebook Changing How It Identifies 'Fake News' Stories

Dec 23
Facebook says it is changing how it identifies "fake news" stories on its platform to a more effective system.

Facebook Improves How Blind Can 'See' Images Using AI

Facebook Improves How Blind Can 'See' Images Using AI

By Ryan Nakashima | Dec 22
For the sighted, the new facial recognition settings will also help crack down on imposters. Starting Tuesday, Facebook will notify you if someone has uploaded your face as their profile picture.

Some of Facebook's Early Friends Now Its Sharpest Critics

Some of Facebook's Early Friends Now Its Sharpest Critics

By Barbara Ortutay | Dec 15
Some of Facebook's former friends are starting to express some serious doubts about the social network they helped create.

Facebook Pledges $50M A Year to Match Relief Donations

Facebook Pledges $50M A Year to Match Relief Donations

By Barbara Ortutay | Dec 4
Facebook is pledging $50 million a year to match disaster-relief donations, part of a bevy of tools and efforts around charitable causes the social media giant announced on Wednesday.

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Nov 29
Facebook is turning to artificial intelligence to detect if someone might be contemplating suicide.

Did You 'Like' Russian Propaganda? Facebook Will Clue You In

Did You 'Like' Russian Propaganda? Facebook Will Clue You In

By Barbara Ortutay | Nov 24
Facebook says it will show users if they followed or 'liked' Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram.

Fact-Checking Fake News on Facebook Works - Just Too Slowly

Fact-Checking Fake News on Facebook Works - Just Too Slowly

By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 20
Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect - although that finding comes with a major caveat.

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