Here’s how AI determines what you see on Facebook News

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…

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How to Scale Facebook Ads for More Leads and Sales

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The Apple privacy offensive continues — and Google and Facebook are shook

One of my favorite longburn stories over the past couple of years is the Apple privacy drive. It’s a winding narrative, but the easiest way to sum it up is the company has made privacy one of its leading products. This has been bubbling away in the background for some time, but hit fever pitch recently with the launch of iOS 14. You can read more about the specifics of the Apple privacy offensive in its latest iPhone software here, but there’s one update that’s particularly relevant to the state of things today: app tracking and data. To put it… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Apple,Facebook,Google

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