What content of his Facebook friends sees a user decides so far mainly Facebooks software. The online network have more influence on users with new features.

Facebook facilitates users the control over what content show up in your news feed. You can choose now among other things, by which friends news more prominently displayed. So far, the order was determined often only by Facebook’s software.

Facebook facilitates users the control over what content show up in your news feed. You can choose now among other things, by which friends news more prominently displayed. So far, the order was determined often only by Facebook’s software.

Users can select now among friends, of which they want to see all content posted on Facebook without omissions. This content will appear above in the message stream. At the same time a new selection screen with a list to make it “entfolgter” Facebook friends easier, to be reinstated into the spotlight. Another new feature to make personalized suggestions, a Facebook user could follow what artists, media or business. The new features will be available for the iOS client now. See Android as well as on the desktop will “in the next few weeks publish Facebook”.

Too many friends

The online network has more than 1.4 billion members and users have now accumulated hundreds of Facebook friends to the part. To avoid an information overload, Facebook uses algorithms that select content for the news feed of users. The pre-filtering is regularly criticized. It takes into account, inter alia, with whom it interacts more often on the Facebook platform.

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