It’s Local News’ Turn for a Facebook News Feed Algorithm Boost

Small outlets may benefit more from this change

Local publishers are defined as 'those whose links are clicked on by readers in a tight geographic area' Facebook

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post earlier this month that he asked the social network’s “product teams to make sure we prioritize news that is trustworthy, informative and local,” and Facebook revealed Monday that its News Feed algorithm has been tweaked once again to prioritize the former. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.