If you think about it, how could your Facebook newsfeed be customized to such detail if it was only be based on your profile? How is it that your most favorite pages always feature some posts there, while those you neglect almost never appear? Is it a coincidence that you see an ad for sneakers after browsing through 5-10 sneaker brand websites?
We take a look at how Facebook uses the data we hand over to them, even without knowing.
Info Based On Your Social Media Activity
Although it’s true that the basis of your dossier is provided by your Facebook profile, there are many more sources other than that. The last F8 developer conference revealedthree major sources for your news feed input that come from your on-site activity:
1. Interaction with your friends – on-site best friends you chat with every day will score top places
2. The type of content you’re more likely to enjoy – if you like and share more videos than photos, more video content will appear in your news feed
3. Activities on a certain post – if there are a lot of likes and comments and tagged photos of your friends, it will be featured at the top