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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.”
The impact will apparently be “noticeable” and “significant” but “small” and not “humongous.”
Plus: A shield-law victory, messaging changes at Twitter and commenting changes at HuffPo, and rest of the week’s news in media and tech.
Plus: The Washington Post drops its ombudsman position, a new News Corp. sports venture, and the rest of the week in the future of news.