How to Fine Tune Your Facebook News Feed Like a Boss

Written on:February 13, 2012
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Don’t like what you see in your Facebook news feed? Do the company’s algorithms that determine what you see drive you nuts? Are you missing out on important content from friends? Are you fed up with seeing what people are pinning on Pinterest?

There are ways to kick your Facebook news feed into shape. By customizing what your news feed delivers, you can tailor content to your liking. The result: Every time you fire up Facebook, you’re only going to see stuff that interests you.

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Take a look through our simple gallery, which offers a quick how-to on great native solutions for customizing your news feed. Let us know in the comments what kind of updates you’d banish forever.

1. Top Stories or Most Recent

The quickest and easiest edit to your news feed is to be found at the top of your home page.

Click on “Sort” and you get the option to see just “Top stories” or “Most recent.”

“Top stories” means you’re letting Facebook’s algorithms decide what’s most important.

Facebook says this is decided by “lots of factors,” including your relationship to the person who posted the story, how many comments and likes it got, what type of story it is, etc.

The “Most Recent” option will return to your news feed to a more chronological order.

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