Facebook Revamps Privacy Basics

Facebook issued an update to its Privacy Basics portal in advance of Data Privacy Day Jan. 28. The social network introduced Privacy Basics in November 2014, saying at the time that it offered interactive guides to answer the most frequently asked questions by users about how they could control their information on Facebook. Facebook said in a…

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Facebook News Feed Algorithm: Percent of a Video Watched By Users Given Weight

Facebook announced another change to its News Feed algorithm, this time giving more weight to what percentage of a video is watched by users. Product manager Abhishek Bapna and research scientist Seyoung Park detailed the tweak in a Newsroom post, saying that one of the reasons for the move was to avoid penalizing longer videos.…

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