Finally, Facebook pulls back the curtain on how its algorithms determine what should appear in your news feed.
The tech giant launches a new button called "Why do I see this post?" who will show the users which factors helped to show specific posts on their news feed.
This transparency on ranking is a first for the social network that has closely monitored exactly how its algorithms work over the 1
When users press the new button that will be placed in the drop-down menu at the top right of the post, they will see an explanation of how their past behavior has affected the posts they see. 19659005] GOOGLE PULLS GAY CONVERSION THERAPY APP FROM PLAY STORAGE FOLLOWING UDKRY
Especially the company said in a blog post, users will see "if a post is from a friend you made, a group you joined or a page you followed What information generally has the greatest impact on the order of posts, including (a) how often you interact with posts from people, pages or groups, (b) how often you interact with a particular type of post, for example, videos, foot us or links; and (c) the popularity of posts shared by the people, the pages and the groups you follow. "
Facebook said the survey showed that users also wanted to be able to act quickly on the basis of the new transparency in news feed.  Facebook provides users with more news feed news. “/>
"We've made it easy to control what you see in the news feed right from this feature," the company said in a blog post.
In addition, Facebook has updated its "Why do I see this ad?" Tool to give more details about which ads users see and why they see them.
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"Both of these updates are part of our ongoing investment in giving people more context and control across Facebook," the company said in its blog post.
The technology company is facing a number of scandals and disadvantages regarding privacy issues, hate speech, targeted advertising, data sharing and choice integrity over the past few years. Last week, Zuckerberg called for stricter government regulations in a Washington Post op-ed piece.