The Menlo Park, California, company said in a news release that it identifies local publishers as those clicked on by readers in tight geographic areas. "If you follow a local publisher or if someone shares a local story, it may show up higher in News Feed".
"People consistently tell us they want to see more local news on Facebook", The Verge quoted Founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, as saying.
"There's a lot of research that suggests that people who read local news are more engaged in their community and they're more likely to engage in civic improvements", Zuckerberg told the newspaper.
Reading more local news, he noted, can also motivate people to get more involved in their communities.
If a user follows a local news outlet or a friendposts a local story, it may show up higher on the News Feed, he said.
Facebook said it will start ranking local news higher on the News Feed in the United States, but plans to roll out the changes to other countries this year. For more, see their Publisher Guidelines. We are testing this in six U.S. cities and plan to expand in the coming months. This update may not capture all small or niche-interest publishers at first, but we are working to improve precision and coverage over time.
We've worked closely with local publishers through the Facebook Journalism Project over the previous year, visiting newsrooms around the world to provide training and support for journalists, as well as building products that work for their publications and readers. But the company, which also competes with news outlets for ad dollars, has also faced criticism that it isn't doing enough to combat misinformation from going viral.
On January 11, Facebook announced that its switch to meaningful social interactions with friends and families will take a hit on the amount of news in News Feed.
The social network also worked with local news publishers through the Facebook Journalism Project in the past year. It connects people to news and info in their community and will expand all over the country in the next months.
Rorkjop CEO Frank Olsen said he would have helped solve the issue, however, he was prevented from doing so by a technicality. In December 2016, a Paris-bound flight from NY landed in Ireland so its passengers could use the bathroom there.
The eclipse will be already underway when the moon rises in the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the Indian subcontinent. Supermoons occur when the #Full Moon accords with the closest orbit point (perigee) to the planet.
The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 19 with "Buy". (NYSE:WMT) rating on Monday, May 16. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $107.66. (NYSE:WMT) for 50,322 shares.
This will mark the third time Timberlake has performed during a Super Bowl halftime show, the most of any individual entertainer. If you have a TV (or a friend with one) it's easy to watch, as it's airing on NBC and you don't need cable to access it.
The investor is now holding $11.04 million shares due in part to a decrease of 5.53 million new shares in their portfolio. Considering that the stock recent volume of 60555756 shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size.
Weinstein allegedly sat on the side of the jacuzzi, where he forcibly performed oral sex on her while masturbating. - rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) January 31, 2018 Fuck you you fucking douche bag loser from hell.
One of the commercials, dubbed "The Perfect Fit", is about balancing a healthy lifestyle with beer-fueled fun. Specifically how long Ill have to be on that treadmill to burn off the beer, said Chris Pratt .
Rosenstein was joined at the White House meeting by FBI Director Christopher Wray, who also opposed its release, they said . McCabe abruptly stepped down from his position after Director Christopher Wray read the memo Sunday night.
China denies spying on African Union
The AU servers were changed in 2017, when this system flaw was discovered, and a new IT architecture was deployed. Asked to clarify, Kuang Weilin said: "People in the West".
Khloe Kardashian mourning the death of her dog
It's been such a sad night and an even sadder day. "She is so well-trained and super smart, and she loooves Pup-Peroni, haha." . Khloe's little sister Kendall also posted a tribute, as the model said she'd "forever miss her kisses".
Steve Kerr ripped the Warriors after blowout loss in Utah
In fact, he was rather candid with reporters after the game saying: "I saw one team get their a** kicked, that is what I saw". From the moment they stepped between the lines , the Warriors were, in boxing parlance, looking for a soft place to land.
Mike Fisher ends retirement, will rejoin Predators
Predators general manager David Poile said team captain Roman Josi sat down with Fisher and helped recruit him back to the team. By coming out of retirement, Fisher figures to extend his career total of 1,088 National Hockey League games played.
Formula One to Stop Using 'Grid Girls'
The Women's Sports Trust applauded the decision, and are now in support of F1 for making similar changes changes . F1 has experimented with changes in its presentation in previous years.
US Consumer Confidence Increased in January
Economists monitor the index because consumer spending accounts for more than two-thirds of economic activity in the country. Though, the proportions of responders expecting more jobs in the months to come was virtually unchanged at 19%.