Facebook Introduces More Local News
Facebook has only one mission ” to connect the world“, the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerburg today announced that that their next update on our 2018 focus to make sure Facebook isn’t just fun but also good for your well-being and for society…
“We’re making a series of updates to show more high quality, trusted news. Last week we made an update to show more news from sources that are broadly trusted across our community. Today our next update is to promote news from local sources.” said Mark.
Facebook’s News Feed also noted that “We identify local publishers as those whose links are clicked on by readers in a tight geographic area. If a story is from a publisher in your area, and you either follow the publisher’s Page or your friend shares a story from that outlet, it might show up higher in News Feed”.
The updated has started rolling out in the United States and will expand to more countries as the year progress. We hoping that it will be rolled out in Africa soon. this is great news for the Zimbabwean community hence they use most of their data on Facebook.