META implemented several changes to Facebook’s News Feed throughout 2021. Here’s what you might have missed.

ザ・ tech giant published a list on its blog on Monday of all the new features and tests it launched for Facebook’s News Feed this year.

Facebook rolled out several new features of News Feed in 2021.

Facebook rolled out several new features of News Feed in 2021.クレジット: アラミー

The company wrote in the ブログ投稿 that all of the changes they launched were for the benefit of their users, specifically togive people who use Facebook more control over their News Feed” とに “reduce negative experiences.

Meta also added that theycontinually evaluate the effectiveness of News Feed ranking signals and give people insight into how content appears in their feeds.

In the blog post, Meta further proclaimed that they have made significant strides in providing more transparency intohow the News Feed ranking process works, what gets distributed, and why.

Here’s a timeline of all the features and tests Facebook launched this year for News Feed:

2月 2021

2月中, the company rolled out tests to reduce political content in News Feed in response to direct feedback from its users.


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行進 2021

The social media app released several new features in March, 含む “Choose Who Can Comment,” “Favorites,” そして “Feed Filter Bar.

They also expanded suggested posts to include theWhy Am I Seeing This” 特徴, which offers users morecontext and control over the content they see and share in News Feed.

4月 2021

4月中, Facebook launched tests to incorporate user feedback and critique regarding the content they wished to see more or less of in their News Feed

五月 2021

Meta announced in May new ways for users to display reaction counts on both Facebook and Instagram.

8月 2021

8月に, the company shared their first-everWidely Viewed Content Report,” to reveal what News Feed content is the most viewed in the US.

9月 2021

Facebook’sContent Distribution Guidelineswas released in September.

The report included definitions of content the company identifies asborderline and likely violating our community standards, sensational health content and unoriginal video content.

11月 2021

十一月に, the company shared its secondWidely Viewed Content Reportand announced plans to make News Feed controls easier to find and use for both users and advertisers.

12月 2021

Facebook stated that this month they actually removed a feature, インクルード “transparent authorship signal,” because it did not have asignificant effect on the news ecosystem.

彼らはそれを付け加えた “we still prioritize original reporting in News Feed and will continue to boost quality news by improving more impactful News Feed signals.

The social media giant said that they "continually evaluate the effectiveness of News Feed."

The social media giant said that theycontinually evaluate the effectiveness of News Feed.クレジット: ゲッティ

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