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More Local News on Facebook, Globally

Now, people around the world will see more news on Facebook from local sources covering their current city and other cities they may care about.

Ending the Explore Feed Test

We constantly try out new features, design changes and ranking updates. Some of these changes work well and go on to become globally available. Others don’t and we drop them.

Bringing People Closer Together

We’re making updates to ranking so people have more opportunities to interact with the people they care about.

Replacing Disputed Flags With Related Articles

We’re announcing two changes which we believe will help in our fight against false news: Replacing Disputed Flags with Related Articles, and a new initiative to better understand how people decide whether information is accurate or not.

Fighting Engagement Bait on Facebook

“LIKE this if you’re an Aries!” This tactic, known as “engagement bait,” seeks to take advantage of our News Feed algorithm by boosting engagement to get greater reach.

Introducing News Feed Publisher Guidelines

We’re releasing News Feed Publisher Guidelines, which include “do’s and don’ts” to help publishers succeed on our platform.

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