Facebook is set to kill its "trending" news section next week after four years and is testing a new breaking news feature that could replace it. But over time, the section failed to gain much traction among users, the company said Friday.
Conservatives were outraged by allegations in 2016 that news curators had suppressed articles from right-leaning news outlets from being featured.
But the curation of trending news in the absence of human oversight led to more blowback and embarrassment.
The social network is also testing a section called "Today In" that aims to connect users to the latest breaking news from local publishers in their respective cities. The changes and features Facebook is putting out, he said, are being treated as "bug fixes" - addressing single problems the way engineers do. She added that the company is exploring new ways to help people stay informed "while making sure the news they see on Facebook is from trustworthy and quality sources".
Another feature, called "Today In", shows people breaking news in their area from local publishers, officials and organizations. More problematic was the feature's tendency to spread fake news, particularly during the 2016 presidential election, The Associated Press noted.
The site is also reportedly working on a live coverage news section as part of Facebook Watch.
One mortar shell exploded near a kindergarten building, a military spokesman said, causing damage to the structure. A fragile truce appears to be holding on the tense Israeli border with the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip .
The United States' claims that China is militarizing the South China Sea are "ridiculous", China said on Thursday, after U.S. If anybody will get the pure assets within the Western Philippines Sea, South China Sea, he'll go to warfare.
She also reposted tweets by many supporters, including one message that strongly criticized ABC executive Channing Dungey . Barr took to Twitter overnight to apologize again and say that she sent out her racist tweet after taking a sedative.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and would be the highest-level North Korean official to travel to the U.S. since 2000. He was linked by U.S intelligence to a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures in 2014.
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire termed the United States tariffs as "unjustified unjustifiable and dangerous". This morning, Mexico announced tariffs on USA goods in retaliation while the European Union promised to do the same.
The latest reports have confirmed that PeeCee is, in fact, dating Jonas and they surely make for a good looking couple. Priyanka Chopra , whose espionage drama Quantico just got canceled by ABC, is reportedly dating musician Nick Jonas .
The Cavaliers would settle for a desperate shot that missed, and head to overtime, where they would fall to the Warriors . And then I looked over at Bron and he looked like he was trying to call a timeout.
Evans tells The New Yorker that she's pressing charges. "It was always my fault for not stopping him", she said. The public allegations against Weinstein helped prompt a broad public reckoning about sexual misconduct.
While this new game retains the core aspects of the series, it does add few changes - by playing around with Mega Man's abilities. Double Gears need time to recharge after use, especially if Mega Man gets desperate and utilizes them both at once.
Pixel 3 XL To Sport Notch and Chin
Fresh leaks inform that the new flagships will be manufactured by Foxconn , and be Verizon exclusive (in the US) once again. The larger phone is designed with a almost edge-to-edge screen, except for a thicker "chin" at the bottom of the phone.
Andrew Lincoln To Exit ‘The Walking Dead’ After Season 9
The departure of Lincoln's Rick would be momentous in terms of the character's prominence in the show and also his longevity. It is unclear how exactly Lincoln will exit the series, though it is expected to come before the season finale.
How to turn on Messages in iCloud
However, if you've missed it you can go to the " General " tab in the settings app and click on " Software Update ". The new update also seems to carry new Red Wallpapers for the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Red edition phones.