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Facebook Tweak Promises More Posts From Friends
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Kristin Burnham
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Kristin Burnham,
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1/22/2014 | 9:44:19 AM
A good change.
I htink the change is a good one. I've noticed that I see fewer posts from friends -- unless they're picture posts or story shares -- and more from the Pages I follow. Hopefully this algorithm change will correct that, especially since Facebook is about connecting with people. What are your thoughts?
Whoopty
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Whoopty,
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1/22/2014 | 10:19:44 AM
Surprised
I'm surprised all posts don't have an image of some sort at the moment, as when linking through most of the time Facebook auto-grabs an image from it anyway. Perhaps it's down to people using URL shorteners, a prettty much sure fire way to have me not click whatever it is. 
concrete
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concrete,
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1/23/2014 | 5:35:16 AM
Re: A good change.
Theres also talk of them releasing their ad platform into the wild so expect facebook ads on 3rd party websites!
TomFLaSusa
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1/23/2014 | 12:15:05 PM
Facebook is getting scared
Facebook is getting scared: between the bubbling anger over individual users and businesses not reaching more of their friends & followers unless they cough up some cash, and the fact that platforms like Instagram are slicing into their numbers, I won't be surprised if we see a few more "carrots" dangled like this in the near future to prevent a bigger bleed.
Kristin Burnham
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Kristin Burnham,
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1/23/2014 | 8:34:42 PM
Re: Facebook is getting scared
I don't think I'd interpert Facebook's actions as being scared -- they are the only website (and form of media) that has more than 1 billion users. That's an incredible number that pales in comparison to its competitors. (It also owns Instagram.) I do agree with you that this is a welcome "carrot" for users. It's been a while since it's done something that generally pleases the masses.


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