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Little-Known Facebook News Feed Fact: You don’t see all your friends’ updates!

Little-Known Facebook News Feed Fact: You don’t see all your friends’ updates!

I’ve seen a couple people post a message that basically says, “Copy this is you’re reading my status updates, so I can see who’s really paying attention to me.”

I’ve also seen people disturbed that more people don’t respond to their updates.

I thought I’d post this note to clarify some things.

First, here is the little-known Facebook NewsFeed fact:

No one sees everyone of their friends updates. Facebook has a algorithm that decides what ones to show – especially for people who have hundreds of friends.

Shocked?

You shouldn’t be. It makes sense.

In an article called, “EdgeRank: The Secret Sauce That Makes Facebook’s News Feed Tick” http://techcrunch.com/2010/04/22/facebook-edgerank/

It says, “You may not realize it, but News Feed only displays a subset of the stories generated by your friends — if it displayed everything, there’s a good chance you’d be overwhelmed.”

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