Facebook is targeting jerks who spam your News Feed

Facebook is taking new steps to fight spam.

The social network will now weed out posts from spammers who fill their friends' feeds with "vast amounts" of links to "low quality content." 

"We want to reduce the influence of these spammers and deprioritize the links they share more frequently than regular sharers," writes Facebook's VP of News Feed Adam Mosseri. 

In this case, Facebook is setting a pretty high bar for what it considers a "spammer." The update was designed to address the "tiny group" of users who share 50 or more public posts a day. Read more...

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