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Facebook renames Newsfeed to Feed

You used to be able to write on your friends ''wall'' before it changed to the ''timeline''. Now the ''News Feed'' will go to the graveyard with the other words it's been called. ''News Feed'' will now be called simply, the ''feed''.

This could be seen as an attempt for Facebook to seperate the feed form news. They have quite literally taken the news out of news feed.

So renaming the feed could distinguish the posts from from friends, family, groups and pages - from the actual Facebook news selection.

Facebook News is a dedicated tab on Facebook in the bookmarks section that will spotlight news stories from a diverse range of reliable and relevant news sources,” the company wrote in a blog post. “As part of our ongoing commitment to journalism and content creation at Meta, this new tab will give people a dedicated space to seek out stories that matter the most to them, whilst ensuring original reporting is given a wider reach to audiences across the country.”

Faceboook has recently announced they're launching Facebook News in France. A team of journalists will help create France's Facebook News to make sure ''a fair overview of news is published''.

Facebook has also become a publisher in its own right through Bulletin, it's curated slate of newsletters.

We’ve had this change planned for some time. We think Feed is a better reflection of the broad variety of content people see as they scroll.” a Facebook spokesperson told TechCrunch.

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