Facebook Took Steps to Improve the Health of Health-Related Posts on News Feed

Posts with exaggerated or sensational claims will be downranked, along with those selling related products or services

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Facebook made two changes to its News Feed algorithm last month to reduce the distribution of posts from pages that contain exaggerated or sensational health claims, or that attempt to sell products or services based on those claims.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.