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Facebook working to remove clickbait from your news feed

Every time you open your Facebook news feed you'll probably see a few articles with clickbait headlines such as "you won't believe what these celebrities eat for breakfast". While these headlines are good for drawing in clicks, Facebook will soon treat…

Facebook looks to clean up News Feed spam

Facebook announced yesterday that the company is planning to cleanup the News Feed by reducing stories that users report as spam, or dislike. The cleanup targets three categories of News Feed spam: Like-baiting posts, frequently circulated content, and spammy links.

Weekend Open Forum: Do you use an RSS aggregator?

As you've likely heard, Google's doing some spring cleaning and Google Reader is among the handful of services being kicked to the curb. Although the seven year old web feed aggregator has many loyal followers -- more than 100,000 of which have signed this petition pleading...