Facebook Couldn’t Handle News. Maybe It Never Wanted To.

While Facebook is notorious for its endless piddling product tweaks, this one seems a substantive shift in strategic vision. It’s an unprecedented acknowledgment that Facebook’s core feature — News Feed — has not worked out at all the way it was intended. It was abused by peddlers of misinformation. It was used by foreign governments to attempt to interfere in elections. It made people feel bad.

via Facebook Couldn’t Handle News. Maybe It Never Wanted To.

Good article summarising of all the problems Facebook caused itself and its users with the news feed, that they are now trying to walk back.

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