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Facebook moving non-promoted posts out of news feed in trial

Facebook moving non-promoted posts out of news feed in trial | 23 Oct 2017 | Facebook [FaCIAbook] is testing a major change that would shift non-promoted posts out of its news feed, a move that could be catastrophic for publishers relying on the social network for their audience. A new system being trialled in six countries...sees almost all non-promoted posts shifted over to a secondary feed, leaving the main feed focused entirely on original content from friends, and adverts. The change has seen users' engagement with Facebook pages drop precipitously, from 60% to 80%. If replicated more broadly, such a change would destroy many smaller publishers, as well as larger ones with an outsized reliance on social media referrals for visitors...In a second statement issued after this article was published, Facebook added: "We have no current plans to roll this out globally."