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Facebook to change news feed to promote content by users' friends and family

The move underscores the never-ending algorithm-tweaking Facebook undertakes to maintain interest in its news feed, the company's marquee feature that is seen by more than 1.65 billion users every month.

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FOR years, Facebook has courted publishers of all sizes, asking them to depend more and more on the social media giant to expand their audiences. Now, Facebook has a new message for publishers: Tamp down your expectations.

Facebook said on Wednesday that it planned to