Facebook begins to explain post visibility | Social Media Training

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1st April, 2019

Facebook have extended a feature previously seen on advertisements in the Newsfeed, telling users why they're seeing a post.

The social network announced the new feature by saying it was to "help you better understand and more easily control what you see from friends, Pages and Groups in your News Feed."

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They go to say "This means you’ll be able to tap on posts and ads in News Feed, get context on why they’re appearing, and take action to further personalize what you see."

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The reason for the introduction of the feature is explained by Facebook as being due to user requests to have more control over what appears in their Newsfeed and the ability to take action on posts.

You can see the full Facebook release by clicking here.