That person who always posts those questionable fake news links in your Facebook news feed — you may see less of them going forward. Facebook is rolling out an update to its news feeds to help prevent the spread of fake news, Adam Mosseri, vice president of product management, said in a blog post on the company website Friday. The update aims to reduce the influence of Facebook users who “routinely share vast amounts of public posts per day, effectively spamming people’s

feeds,” he said. Facebook’s research found a “tiny group” of users on the network share links — sometimes up to 50 within a 24-hour period — that “tend to include low-quality content such as click bait, sensationalism, and misinformation.” By deprioritizing those users’ “low quality” links, Facebook hopes to improve users experiences with more informative and entertaining content, Mosseri said. If users interact with the links, however, you may still see those links in your feed. READ MORE