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Social Media Today: Facebook News Feed Changes, Teen Problem, App Update

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More changes in the News Feed

(Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

(Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook has changed its News Feed algorithm again, this time to reflect video usage.

It will now take into consideration how long a user has watched a video, in addition to number of views, likes, comments and shares.

People who watch more videos will see more in the future, and those who scroll past videos will likely see fewer.

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What teen problem?

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It turns out Facebook may not have a teen problem after all.

Forrester Research surveyed more than 4,500 teens about their social media habits and found that Facebook is the most popular.

More than three-quarters of teens online use Facebook, twice as many as use Pinterest, Tumblr or Snapchat.

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Facebook’s updates app

(photo credit: iTunes)

(photo credit: iTunes)

Facebook has updated its Pages Manager app.

The app now features quicker navigation to your brand page activity and insights, as well as more direct access to its action bar.

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