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Zuckerberg said in a post on Facebook that the changes would be "major" and lead to a short-term drop in the time spent on the network.

"As we roll this out, you'll see less public content like posts from businesses, brands, and media", Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook page. Zuckerberg said in the post yesterday that he wanted to change the way Facebook ranks posts by putting more weight on social interactions and relationships. Facebook is also weighing including some kind of authority component to its news feed algorithm so outlets that are considered more credible will get more prominence in the news feed. Video and other public content have exploded on Facebook in the past couple of years.

These include an anonymous sperm donor seeing his daughter as a possible "friend" on Facebook, and patients in the same psychiatric office seeing others suggested as "people they may know".

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants you to remember a time when you curated your list of favourite movies, showed off your new pair of shoes, shared some good news, and didn't see using Facebook as a pseudo-masochistic act of poor impulse control. We can feel more connected and less lonely, and that correlates with long term measures of happiness and health.

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Israel's Saare Tzedek hospital would be signing an agreement with India's ministry of health and family welfare as well. The visit comes merely six months after PM Modi visited the Jewish state, becoming the first Indian premier to do so., an analytics company used by many top publishers, said in a blog post a year ago that data from February to October showed a 25 percent decrease in Facebook referral traffic. "People are frustrated with the Russian Federation revelations and fake news and have taken it into their own hands and stopped engaging". "Without that - as the large majority of all new online advertising spend continues to go to the search and social media platforms - quality content will no longer be a choice or an option".

But by de-emphasising content from brands and links to publications, Facebook is likely to become less valuable to them, thus diminishing its potential - or at least perceived potential - to make money. Mr Akhil Karthik, who runs a social media campaign, said, "Facebook is making it hard for social media marketing".

That could mean well over $20B off the company's market cap today.

At its best, Facebook has always been about personal connections. But business was good.

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In September, in another blow for the social network, ProPublica reported that Facebook's ad-buying platform could be used to deliver ads to users who identify as anti-Semites.

The update is a significant overhaul of News Feed.

According to Mr Adam Mosseri, head of News Feed, "The impact will vary, depending on the type of content they produce". To do this, we will predict which posts you might want to interact with your friends about, and show these posts higher in feed.

Tweaking the news feed to encourage people to talk about their personal lives might, therefore, be seen as a means of increasing Facebook's commercial value. The measure is a part of a wider program aimed at prioritizing "meaningful social interactions" against "relevant content". Downplaying those posts from brands and businesses may put revenue at risk, said James Cakmak, an analyst at Monness Crespi Hardt & Co. Martin said. "This confirms that we will have to pursue other channels".

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