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What’s clear is that Facebook has plenty of data from users already, which it can — will — use in conjunction with its two-question survey.
“Let’s put the nail in the coffin of chasing clicks and likes.”
The idea that the value of a piece of news is defined by likes and comments — that taking in information without getting into a back-and-forth with your uncle about it is somehow unworthy — is actually a profoundly ideological statement.
Half the people in our survey saw no news at all in the first 10 posts in their feeds — even using an extremely generous definition of “news” that counted everything from celebrity gossip to sports scores to history-based explainers, across all mediums.
“We don’t have to ask you anything. We just know, by virtue of you being a Journal reader, what you’d like to read and what you should read. You don’t have to tell us anything.”
“How can we have these conversations together, instead of just being in our camps throwing insults at each other that no one is doing enough?”
“It’s important politically how this is going to play out.”
“If we determine that a post might link to these types of low-quality web pages, it may show up lower in people’s feeds.”