Jan 13, 2018 - Technology

Facebook users are already seeing changes on their news feeds

A man is seen holding an iPad with Facebook login screen.

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Facebook users reported seeing changes to their news feeds on Saturday, per Business Insider, days after the social media giant announced it would start prioritizing friends and family over public content.

Why it matters: Business Insider spoke to Facebook users on Saturday; Kelly Snider of San Jose said it "is unusual to [her] eyes" that her news feed consists primarily all friends. Axios' Sara Fischer reported earlier this week that almost half of Americans rely on Facebook for news: "These changes will significantly impact the way people around the world receive and distribute information."

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