Facebook News today rolled out across the UK, and the social network marked the launch by revealing new details on how algorithms power the feature. In a blog post, Facebook said the ranking system isn’t comprised of a single algorithm. Instead, it uses multiple layers of machine learning models to predict what a user wants to see. Facebook explained how this would work for a fictional user called Juan: Since Juan’s login yesterday, his friend Wei posted a photo of his cocker spaniel. Another friend, Saanvi, posted a video from her morning run. His favorite Page published an interesting article about the best way… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook
The Dublin-based biopharmaceutical company will be moving its main product for treating neurological disorders onto further clinical trials.
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Liberals on Facebook are given one picture of ExxonMobil. To them, the multibillion-dollar oil giant sells itself as turning over a new leaf, exploring “carbon capture” techniques that put carbon back into the ground. If you’re a conservative, Exxon has a very different message: “The oil and gas industry is THE engine that powers America’s economy,” reads one ad targeted at conservatives. “Help us make sure unnecessary regulations don’t slow energy growth.” Credit: Facebook Ad Library via NYU Ad ObservatoryThe ad on the left was shown to Facebook users who engage with liberal political content, while the one on the…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook