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    Boo! Facebook Wants You To Focus On Your Friends & Family Instead Of News Articles!


    Facebook takes a hit!

    Facebook really wants you to care less about news articles, but it's starting to costing them!

    On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg announced a "major change" to the social media site's News Feed that will be good for "our well-being."

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    In his post, he explained their new algorithm, which will be rolling out over "the next few months," will bring up posts from friends or ones that spark a conversation rather than showing posts from news outlets:

    "The research shows that when we use social media to connect with people we care about, it can be good for our well-being. We can feel more connected and less lonely, and that correlates with long term measures of happiness and health. On the other hand, passively reading articles or watching videos — even if they're entertaining or informative — may not be as good."

    Sure, with Donald Trump as POTUS, it's hard to believe it's not taking a toll.

    But clearly there are people who feel this new shift isn't for the best, as FB's shares dropped 4% as of Friday morning!

    Read Mark's full statement (below):

    [Image via AEDT/WENN.]

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