Facebook’s Liz Heron answered for a litany of perceived sins and slights last week during a conversation with The Atlantic’s Alexis Madrigal and attendees at the Online News Association conference in Chicago. Journalists are anxious about being left out of the loop about how Facebook works, and they want answers.
Does Facebook play favorites in the News Feed Algorithm? Nope, according to Heron, the company’s head of news partnerships:
— Laura E. Davis (@lauraelizdavis) September 25, 2014
Does Facebook decide what news you see? No, your past behavior does, because the News Feed is very personalized:
— Sam Cohen (@NewsySam) September 25, 2014
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