Facebook Is Changing Its Algorithm to Prioritize Original Reporting

User research results show an appetite for credible news stories

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Facebook published a blog post today outlining a system for prioritizing original reporting. Facebook

Facebook is changing the way news stories are ranked to prioritize original reporting and transparent authorship, the platform said today in a blog post.

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