"Users could see brands and advertisements even more closely aligned with their needs and desires at a given time. potentially making for greater ad performance and thus justification for higher prices for Facebook ads", Deutsche Bank said.
Facebook explained in a statement that it identifies local news sources as outlets who get almost all of their traffic from "readers in a tight geographic area", which means the news feed will not prioritize local stories published by national or global outlets.
Now, local publishers and stories will appear higher up on the News Feed than national news networks.
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The scientists compared the original sounds with the help of a computer algorithm called dynamic time warping (DTW). Previously, researchers found that the creatures are able to imitate the movements and behaviors of other orcas .
The Menlo Park, California, company said in a news release that it identifies local publishers as those clicked on by readers in tight geographic areas.
Zuckerberg, though, this month described Facebook as being at a crossroads, as the world's largest social media network seeks to stem the spread of disinformation in elections and in daily life. But the company, which also competes with news outlets for ad dollars, has also faced criticism that it isn't doing enough to combat misinformation from going viral. "But I also expect the time you do spend on Facebook will be more valuable", he wrote. This month, we've announced changes to prioritize posts from friends and high-quality news sources. It now has 2.13 billion monthly active users and 1.4 billion who use it daily. User surveys will help the tech firm decide what outlet is trustworthy. In December, the company admitted that the site can be bad for users who are merely consuming information but not interacting with family and friends. He added that, in 2018, the focus won't just be to ensure Facebook is fun to use, but also "good for people's well-being and for society".
"Local news helps build community - both on and offline".
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However, the reality star received backlash from followers who accused her of " cultural appropriation ". Lindsay was not impressed, simply stating what we imagine everyone else was thinking: "I am confused".
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told The Selma Times-Journal on Monday that the decision stems from a cross-country tour he took with his wife in which he spoke with people in communities of different sizes.
To start, this change is taking effect in the USA, and we plan to expand to more countries this year. Total costs and expenses of $5.6 billion was an increase of 32% from the year-ago period. In 2016, ad revenue for the newspaper industry, was about $18 billion, a decrease of 10 percent compared to the previous year, according to the center's annual report about the state of the news media.
Total revenue was $12.97 billion for the fourth quarter of 2017, up 47% from this time a year ago, with ad-related revenue making up the bulk at $12.78 billion.
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Richard Burr of North Carolina, "shows how little confidence they have" in their memo. If he does object, the question could come before the full House.