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Killing Rumors With Facts: No, Facebook Didn’t Decrease Page Feed Reach To Sell More Promoted Posts

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http://techcrunch.com – People have been screaming bloody murder, claiming Facebook purposefully reduced how many users see Page posts in the news feed to get Pages to pay to reach their fans. But that’s just not true, and I have the data to prove it, plus Facebook on the record saying the rumor is false. Facebook did make spammy Pages less visible in the feed, but that was to make the news feed better, not to more money. I’m going to dive into exactly what’s going on here, but for those who want the quick takeaway to help them bust myths, here’s the short version: Facebook Pages have always o (IT news)