Facebook News Feed Now More Like “Personal Newspaper”

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If you haven’t noticed already, you now have the option to view your Facebook News Feed the old way: Chronologically. Welcome back, comfort zone.

“Facebook positioned the layout as ‘new’. ‘Now you have a new way of sorting your News Feed: most recent stories first,’ Facebook’s Mark Tonkelowitz wrote. ‘You can also continue to view highlighted stories first, followed by recent stories, like what you see today. If you don’t have the updates to News Feed yet, you can expect to see them over the coming weeks as the rollout continues.'”

Read more: Facebook’s Chronological News Feed is Back

Facebook News Feed Changes

TechCrunch beat me to it, but the changes are already rolled out anyway: Facebook has given us a new look for our News Feed.

Here’s what I see when I come in:


Once again, Facebook is being all Beneficent Overload with its suggestions: “This blue corner marks a story we think will be interesting to you. Learn more about top stories”.

And once again, I have to wonder how much I want to depend on Facebook to think for me, per recent changes.

But it seems like we do have a little control over what Facebook shows you–though the “stories like this” still seems subjective.


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