For most people, Facebook is the first place many of us see our news, but that’s changing.
Engineers behind the timeline’s algorithm are focusing it on “friends and family” first. It means news accounts won’t show up as often as posts your mom makes.
Instead, the algorithm is designed to show you a collection of posts based on your previous shares, likes and interactions with your friends.
Major publishers, like most new outlets, aren’t seeing a dramatic change in readership. However, it could greatly affect sales at smaller businesses like a small town jewelry store.
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