Facebook has been constantly tweaking its News Feed algorithm to display things that they think will interest the user the most. However now it looks like Facebook is trying to go more local and in an announcement on its website, they have revealed more changes to its News Feed where it will now display more local content on your News Feed.

“People tell us they come to Facebook to connect with friends. They also say they want to see news about what’s happening in the world and their local community. This month, we’ve announced changes to prioritize posts from friends and high-quality news sources. Today, we’re updating News Feed to also prioritize local news so that you can see topics that have a direct impact on you and your community and discover what’s happening in your local area.”

However according to Facebook, these changes are expected to be applied to the US first before it makes its way to other parts of the world, so it could be worth keeping an eye out for if you’re interested in reading more local content. In the meantime Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg also announced earlier this year that the News Feed will start being populated with more content from friends.

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