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Facebook is changing its news feed; here’s how to keep seeing stories from the Tahoe Daily Tribune

On Thursday, Jan. 11, Facebook announced it was making big changes to its news feed to show users more content from friends and family over what it calls “passive content” — videos or articles that ask a user to just sit back and watch or read. Posts from businesses, brands and media are expected to have less of a reach unless shared or engaged with by friends and family.

“I’m changing the goal I give our product teams from focusing on helping you find relevant content to helping you have more meaningful social interactions,” Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a statement.

We at the Tahoe Daily Tribune believe it is our responsibility to provide our community with the most up-to-date information. Social media has become a useful tool to engage with readers and quickly distribute information. When Facebook makes changes to its news feed, we have less control of how many of our followers see our posts.

Here’s how you can ensure our content stays prominent in your Facebook news feed.

If you’re on a mobile device, follow these steps:

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Make sure you have liked and are following our page.

Touch the “Following” button, and you will be taken to the screen below. Make sure “Get Notifications” is turned on.

The “In Your News Feed,” section has the option to select “See First.”

If you’re on a desktop, follow these steps: 

Hover your mouse over the “Following” button beneath the cover photo on the Tahoe Daily Tribune’s Facebook page. Select “See First.” This will ensure our content takes priority in your news feed.

 

Other ways to stay keep up with the Tribune: 

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Another way to stay informed is to sign up to receive push notifications on your devices. Simply click into any article on our website, stay on it for 45 seconds, and a prompt will ask you to allow notifications.

You can also follow us on Twitter, @TahoeDailyTrib, and Instagram, @tahoesnaps, for more content.