Facebook may slip local politician’s posts into your News Feed


Amid allegations of fake news on Facebook affecting election results, social networking giant Facebook is testing a feature that slips “top posts” from local politician`s into your News Feed.
an Francisco: Amid allegations of fake news on Facebook affecting election results, social networking giant Facebook is testing a feature that slips “top posts” from local politician`s into your News Feed.

The feature will appear not more than once per week, and only for users who follow at least one local, state or federal representative from their area, Recode reported on Friday.

“We are testing a new civic engagement feature that shows people on Facebook the top posts from their elected officials,” a Facebook spokesperson said.
an Francisco: Amid allegations of fake news on Facebook affecting election results, social networking giant Facebook is testing a feature that slips “top posts” from local politician`s into your News Feed.

The feature will appear not more than once per week, and only for users who follow at least one local, state or federal representative from their area, Recode reported on Friday.

“We are testing a new civic engagement feature that shows people on Facebook the top posts from their elected officials,” a Facebook spokesperson said.
Facebook has been trying to get its user base involved in politics for some time now. This new feature is expected to encourage more politicians to be social media savvy.

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