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I Can’t Believe How Stupid Facebook’s News Feed Update is

Facebook has been teasing a massive overhaul to the News Feed—its core product—after widespread, utterly deserved criticism that it had acted as a megaphone for disinformation on an unprecedented scale. Today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced how his platform will handle news, and it’s quite possibly the stupidest solution imaginable. Read More >>

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Wistful Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Bring Back the Old Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants you to remember a time when you curated your list of favorite movies, showed off your new pair of shoes, shared some good news, and didn’t see using Facebook as a pseudo-masochistic act of poor impulse control. He wants you to forget the time Facebook made you hate everything. And he insists he has a plan. Read More >>

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‘They Treated Us Like Garbage’: Former Trending News Writer Slams Facebook

On Monday, a woman identifying herself as a former writer for Facebook’s trending section took to Twitter to criticise the social media giant, saying the solution to the site’s current fake news problem is the editorial team it fired with “no grace, no notice, no care” earlier this year. Read More >>

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Facebook’s Fight Against Fake News Was Undercut by Fear of Conservative Backlash

It’s no secret that Facebook has a fake news problem. Critics have accused the social network of allowing false and hoax news stories to run rampant, with some suggesting that Facebook contributed to Donald Trump’s election by letting hyper-partisan websites spread false and misleading information. Read More >>

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How Much is Facebook to Blame?

Throughout this year’s presidential campaign, journalists have focused, correctly, on the power of Facebook to shape, distort, and ultimately control the news and information that inform and educate voters. They’ve written dozens of stories about the proliferating number of anonymous, low-rent websites that publish bombastic and clearly inaccurate stories designed to spread throughout Facebook’s platform as quickly as possible. Because so many of those stories were so heavily slanted toward the Republican nominee, some of those very same journalists are now beginning to blame Facebook, rather than actual voters, for yesterday’s earth-shaking election of Donald Trump. Read More >>

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How to Control Your Facebook News Feed

You can’t complain about Facebook News Feed serving you up stuff you’re not interested in if you haven’t taken the time to customise all of the options and tweaks available. There are more than you might think. From prioritising your closest friends to controlling the sponsored links you see, here’s how to take control of your Facebook News Feed. Read More >>

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How to Get Rid of Your Facebook News Feed

Remember the days when Facebook was simple? There was no News Feed, no FarmVille requests, no massive privacy violations—it was a nice, clean directory of all your friends and their basic information. Well, thanks to a developer from Hamburg, you can finally have that Facebook back. Read More >>

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Dear Facebook, Please Stop Trying to be Twitter

Today, Facebook introduced its brand new, real-time gift to newshounds everywhere. Feast your eyes on FB Newswire, an aggregated feed of only the latest and greatest breaking news stories out there. In other words, Facebook just made its own Twitter—and then gave it a lobotomy. Read More >>

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How Facebook’s New News Feed Was Developed Using… Post-Its

Some times, the good ol' fashioned ways are the best. Seems Facebook would certainly agree: according to a blog post, its new news feed was developed using paper, Post-its, and a large blank wall. Read More >>

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Facebook’s Most Overlooked Design Change

Facebook showed us its new News Feed last week. It's as pretty as anyone could have hoped, and a wonderful update to the design. But lost in the big images and new feeds was a pretty major change that actually started weeks ago: The first thing you look at on Facebook's page has moved.
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Facebook’s New News Feed: The Biggest Change In Years

The last time Zuck overhauled the website you check all day every day, was two years ago. Two! You've probably changed a decent amount since then, but Facebook hasn't—until today. Here's how you'll be stalking the universe now. Read More >>

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Facebook Is Going to Revamp the News Feed By Adding More News Feeds

We knew Facebook was going to overhaul the News Feed this Thursday. Now we may have an idea what that means. According to TechCrunch, Facebook plans to introduce new ways to filter the News Feed. Meaning there'll be a Photos feed for pictures, a Music Feed for what friends are listening to and more. Read More >>

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Facebook’s Getting a News Feed Overhaul Next Week

As though Graph Search wasn't enough to turn your Facebook world upside down, the company's retooling its news feed again. So what will new new new (new) Facebook have in store? We'll find out next Friday. Read More >>

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Facebook Is Cracking Down on Apps That Clog Your Feed So That It Can Clog Your Feed with Other Crap

One of the more annoying things about Facebook is how your News Feed gets clogged and spammed and smacked with stuff you don't care about. Facebook is trying to fix that by limiting what apps can post stuff to your Feed. Read More >>