My headline would read “Facebook makes tweaks to increase addiction”. It’s a never ending quest to ensure that you are getting a good experience, rather than one that leaves you feeling empty, frustrated, angry, or ready to quit. Wow… sure sounds like addiction to me… and the article also says as much!

Facebook is updating the News Feed ranking algorithm to incorporate data from surveys about who you say are your closest friends and which links you find most worthwhile. Today Facebook announced it’s trained new classifiers based on patterns linking these surveys with usage data so it can better predict what to show in the News […]

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