However, FB soon found that people were less satisfied with the change and it didn't really help them connect more.
Beyond individuals some news outlets had bristled at changes as it meant that their ability to reach an audience via Facebook fell by two-thirds. What is this "Explore" feed? you may ask.
After an unsuccessful run that lasted less than four months, Facebook has made a decision to end its Explore Feed.
Weekend box office: Black Panther stays on top
Paramount earlier sold the film's worldwide rights (except in China) to Netflix after disappointing reactions in test screenings. One of the most talked about Hollywood ventures Black Panther has proved to be a money spinner at the India box office.
Senator Dianne Feinstein fails to receive party backing
Feinstein's chief strategist Bill Carrick played down expectations saying, "It's just another element in the overall campaign". California Democrats shocked Senator Dianne Feinstein by not endorsing her for re-election at their state convention Sunday.
Mosseri also said that Facebook received negative feedback from users in the test countries.
For Facebook, extricating itself from the news game once and for all may prove harder than it originally suspected.
MPs and officials in the United States have questioned the site, along with other internet giants such as Google and Twitter, over their policing of such content as well as the use of their platforms to create political discourse. Today, we're ending one of those tests: "the Explore Feed", the company has said it its blog post. Explore is an exception though, with Facebook now announcing that it will be restoring the old behaviour for people who currently have access. Facebook says that it will act on this feedback by updating how it determines where it tests new products and features.
USA digital publisher Little Thingsbecame the first major casualty of the algorithm change this week, after a "catastrophic" and sudden drop in organic and influencer traffic of more than 75 per cent. "My explore feed looks quite normal, but a few people told me that they see distinct content here - old jokes, alt-right pages, posts by non-standard politicians", Slovakian journalist Filip Struháriktold The Guardian.
Mosseri said this initiative will "better address the feedback we heard from people who said they want to see more from friends and family".
Perhaps it was an attempt to foster inclusivity, but candidates would not find that ratio reflected if they joined Google. Wilberg said he was sacked after he complained to the HR department about the tech giant's hiring practices.
Raine is a former Olympic Alpine skier, who competed for Canada at the 1992 Albertville Games but did not medal. Later on, when the police had concluded their investigation, the Committee issued a final word on the matter.
Many parents have been outraged to see their daughters wrestling someone who, effectively, has the strength of a young man. A wrestling parent filed a lawsuit previous year to block Beggs from wrestling girls, but the suit it was dismissed .
The threat, according to Palestinian Media Watch , comes from Sheik Muhammad Hussein, the grand mufti of Jerusalem. She argues that it is created to protect residents who live on land sold by churches to private developers.
In a statement, the Department of Homeland Security called the report "factually inaccurate and misleading". He added that the department had seen only "preparatory activity like scanning" in the 21 states targeted.
Generally, when interest rates are rising, companies need to produce bigger profits just for their stock prices to stay flat. The economic analysts are looking for consensus of 0.3 percent, down from 0.4 percent in the prior month.
Featuring a different physical design altogether, this particular device also comes with a rather peculiar camera setup. The first thing I'll say, however, is that the Zenfone 5 would not be possible without Apple and Samsung's innovation.
In another segment, he asks about her baby's due date, then proceeds to comment on when her child was conceived. Ardern responded that their baby was due on June 17; "not that we need to get into those details".
There are some people who see this permanent ban as taking away people's gun right and aren't too happy with the change of Dick's. Sporting goods giant, DICK's, admitted it sold a firearm to reported Parkland shooter, Nikolas Cruz .
Mumps and measles - both highly infectious viruses - are rare today due to the MMR vaccine, which is administered to children. The original source - who caught it during a trip to London - as well as the 57 people who caught it were all unvaccinated.
It appears rain chances will start to go back up after 8 PM west of highway 49, then gradually increases eastward overnight. Our morning will see temperatures in the low 50s, only warming to the upper 60s for your afternoon highs.
Marsh hails Starc as world's king of swing
Usman Khawaja failed to have an impact with the bat as well as he was caught behind off the bowling of Kagiso Rabada for 14. Shaun Marsh survived an lbw appeal on 19, with replays showing he was out after the umpire turned down Rabada's appeal.
Brock Lesnar Likely to Jump From WWE Back to UFC
That bout marked Lesnar's first in almost five years... and also his first since the UFC entered in a partnership with the U.S. He, instead, spent time with Dana White , as evidenced by the picture shared by the UFC president on social media.
McMaster could leave the White House by the end of the month
Meanwhile, Ford Motor Company Vice President Stephen Biegun is reportedly regarded as a leading candidate to succeed McMaster. Now Donald Trump is facing a shrinking circle of trusted advisers and a staff that's grim about any prospect of a reset.
Weather week ahead: Rain gone until the end of the weekend
The cold front will work across Kentucky, bringing more showers and even a few storms through the region this afternoon. The pattern will remain unsettled as a strong storm move across the mid-section of the country through Wednesday.
Apple to launch its biggest iPhone yet with 6.5-inch display
Apple launched the 10th anniversary iPhone X at its September event previous year , billing it as the 'future of the smartphone '. It, too, will use OLED technology and could include a resolution of 2688 x 1242 (at least that's what Apple's now testing).
Children killed, wounded in Yemen air strike: United Nations
Security Council, instead, unanimously adopted a Russian-proposed resolution that did not mention Iran, Al Jazeera wrote. On Monday, the resolution gained 11 favorable votes at the 15-member Security Council but was halted by Russia's veto.
Little Miami River Brings Flooding to Loveland, Ohio
The Ohio River may crest near Louisville today, as parts of Arkansas and IN are bracing for major flood damage . On its website, the weather service specifically notes "much of Portsmouth itself is protected by flood walls".
Ledecka Writes History With Super-G and PGS Gold
Justin Reiter is Ledeckas snowboarding coach . "We're trying to take her away from training, and from the slopes, some days". But going back and forth between both is not easy. "That I could just hop from sport to sport ".