Mental Floss a Big Winner After Facebook’s Mysterious ‘High Quality’ Algorithm Change
Posted: 2/18/2014 | By: Sam Kirkland | Poynter
When Facebook announced in December that it was altering its News Feed algorithm to focus on “high quality content,” speculation centered on which sites might be in danger of excommunication as Facebook took aim at the viral bubble.
Was BuzzFeed’s silly clickbait a target, or would the site’s growing commitment to real news and longform save the domain from banishment? (It’s doing just fine.)