How Facebook is becoming more "meaningful"

Mark Zuckerberg is promising to make your Facebook feed more meaningful by filtering out unwanted content. In in a Facebook post, CEO Zuckerberg says the social media site is changing the filter for the News Feed to prioritize what friends and family share, and reduce the amount of non-advertising content from publishers and brands.

Zuckerberg said he's changing the focus of the News Feed from helping you find relevant content to helping you have more meaningful social interactions. Facebook has been accused of reinforcing users' views on social and political issues, leading to addictive viewing habits. Critics charge that Facebook's algorithms may have prioritized misleading news in people's feeds.

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