Facebook News Feed Update

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http://tier10lab.com/2011/09/28/facebook-news-feed-update/ -- Facebook’s latest news feed update has caused quite a stir, acting as a catalyst for both praise and criticism. In cased you’ve missed it, here’s a run-down of the changes directly from our friends at Facebook. In addition to posts from friends [...]

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Facebook News Feed Update

  1. 1.  Facebook News Feed Updatehttp://tier10lab.com/2011/09/28/facebook-news-feed-update/September 28, 2011By Joseph OleshFacebooks latest news feed update has caused quite a stir, acting as a catalyst for both praise andcriticism. In cased youve missed it, heres a run-down of the changes directly from our friends atFacebook.What types of content can appear in News Feed?In addition to posts from friends and Pages you follow, you’ll see photo tags, friend requests, eventupdates, group memberships and other activity.How has News Feed changed?All of your news is now in one place with the most interesting stories featured at the top. If you haven’tvisited Facebook for a while, the first things you’ll see are top photos and status updates posted whileyou’ve been away. They’re marked with an easy-to-spot blue corner.If you check Facebook more frequently, you’ll see the most recent stories first. Photos will also be biggerand easier to enjoy while you’re scrolling through.What is a top story?Your top stories are stories published since you last checked News Feed that we think you’ll findinteresting. They’re marked with a blue corner and may be different depending on how long it’s beensince you last visited your News Feed.We determine whether something is a top story based on lots of factors, including your relationship to theperson who posted the story, how many comments and likes it got, what type of story it is, etc. Forexample, a friend’s status update that might not normally be a top story may become a top story aftermany other friends comment on it.  
  2. 2. If youve been away for awhile, you’ll see the top stories that happened since your last visit at the top ofNews Feed.Weve also added a control in the top right of each story where you can mark or unmark as a top story.This will help us improve your News Feed over time. If you see something that isnt interesting in topstories, hover over the right side of the update in question, click the arrow and click Unmark as topstory from the menu.How do I control what I see in my News Feed?Filter by friend listsClick the name of one of your lists on the left side of your home page to view only stories by people onthe list you’ve selected.Hide a person or a story type (e.g. a quiz)Click the drop-down menu that appears when you hover over the top right corner of a story you want toremove from your stream. Then, select an option from the drop-down menu:▪ "Hide story" will remove the individual story▪ The "Hide all by" and "Unsubscribe from" links will remove the post and prevent all future stories from aperson, Page, group, event or app▪ "Report story or spam" will remove the post and help keep your News Feed clear of similar stories in thefutureUnhide stories from a person, Page, group, event or app1. From your home page, hover your mouse to the left of the left side News Feed menu.2. Select Edit3. A list of people, apps, Pages, and groups you’ve hidden or unsubscribed from will appear in a pop-upbox. Click the X next to each one youd like to remove from this list. Removing someone or somethingfrom your list of hidden stories means those stories can appear in your News Feed again.4. Click Save.How do I add friends, Pages, groups, events or apps back to my News Feed after I hide them?1. From your home page, hover your mouse to the left of the left side News Feed menu.2. Select Edit.3. A list of people, apps, Pages, and groups you’ve hidden or unsubscribed from will appear in a pop-upbox. Click the X next to each one youd like to remove from this list.4. Click Save.Removing someone or something from your list of hidden stories means those stories can appear in yourNews Feed again.What happened to Most Recent?Weve combined the Top News and Most Recent stories together in a single News Feed view.If you see top stories first when you load your News Feed, simply scroll down to see the recent stories.http://www.Tier10Lab.comhttp://www.twitter.com/Tier10Labhttp://www.facebook.com/Tier10Marketinghttp://www.Tier10Marketing.com  

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