News Feed

Facebook News Feed Get Redesign for Improved Readability

Facebook on Tuesday announced that it was making a number of changes to its News Feed format to allow for better conversations, improved readability and easier navigation. "Every person’s News Feed is different and populated with a unique set of stories — from photos and videos to GIFs and links. And with so many types...

Google for iOS Introduces Customizable News Feed

Google has updated its main search app for iOS and Android devices by adding a Facebook-like news feed, allowing the app the ability to present the latest news, weather, and sports scores that are relevant to the user. According to a new report from The Verge, the feed will now be influenced by trending subjects in the...

Facebook ‘Collections’ to Showcase Curated Content from Publishers

Citing two people familiar with the project, Business Insider is reporting that Facebook is planning to showcase lists of curated content from its favoured media publishers directly in the News Feed. According to "internal documentation” seen by the source, the feature is called ‘Collections' and functions similarly to Snapchat's Discover section, highlighting news stories, videos and...

Facebook to Tweak News Feed with Focus on Friends and Family

Facebook has today announced a new update to its News Feed, that aims to help you see more posts from your friends and family. The new tweak tries to make sure that stories posted directly by the friends you care about, such as photos, videos, status updates or links, will be higher up in News Feed...

Instagram Starts Testing Facebook-Like Algorithm-Driven News Feed

Today, Instagram announced that it has started testing a more personalized feed for its users. The reorganized feed relies on an algorithm to sort images and videos based on what users are likely to be most interested in. The social media platform currently organizes posts in chronological order, which often leads to missing posts from...

Facebook to Optimize News Feed for Slower Connections

Facebook has today announced in an official blog post that it will soon be rolling out new features that could be used on a slower connection or even when a user is offline, in an effort to improve feeding news updates to its users. Facebook says that on a sluggish connection, it will load the user's previously...

Facebook Brings New Controls to Improve News Feed Experience [VIDEO]

Social networking giant Facebook has today introduced redesigned and expanded News Feed Preferences to further improve and personalize your experience, giving you even more control over your Facebook News Feed. You can now prioritize stories from particular pages and friends, easily find new pages to connect and follow, and also quickly hide unwanted contact from your News Feed. Select friends and...