Launch had been blocked by users protesting Facebook stream when ten years old
United States, local press reported 10 years ago, when Mark Zuckerberg (Mark Zuckerberg) and Facebook launched News Feed team (flow) feature, caused widespread controversy, almost all negative news about it.
Millions of people joined the protest organization, threatened Facebook if you do not turn off the new features, they will opt out. The protesters occupied the street in front of Facebook’s headquarters, in order to avoid protesters encircling, responsible for the development engineer Chris Cox of the News Feed (Cdivis Cox) can slip through the back door.
What’s the matter with it? When Facebook was founded in 2004, and user profile pages, are not viewing friends status update features. Now Facebook Director of product Chris Cox 2007 recounted: “people only by clicking on the Facebook profile page to see what is updated. It is surprising, that we have such a large-scale communications infrastructure, but is still unable to answer the question: How did this happen? ”
To this end, for 10 million users Facebook decided to create “daily”, which caused a lot of people. Cox said he felt the American Russia composer Igor Stravinsky (Igor Stravinsky), and of the latter’s Ballet the rite of spring (The Rite of Spring) has staged riots. Mr Cox said: “many of my old friend once said to me: ‘ you just ruined my most precious things, please be sure to close it. ’”
Inside Facebook, engineers noticed a very important phenomenon. Even protest organizations opposed to News Feed, Facebook users have doubled in volume 1 time. News Feed engineer and current Vice President of platform and advertising andelu·bosiwosi (Andrew “Boz” Bosworth) 2011 said: “emotions are negative at that time, mainly from the News Feed itself. ”
Today, the News Feed has become one of the most powerful tools on the Internet, not only can show friends and family updated, to 1.71 billion global Facebook users also include passing news of the world. Facebook’s advertising business, News Feed has become the most important asset. Zuckerberg once said: “News Feed we bet the maximum bet is one of the last 10 years to help shape our communities and almost the entire Internet. ”
On Tuesday, Zuckerberg held a Facebook News Feed the original development team members live, about 20,000 people watched the live broadcast. News Feed is still in dispute, Facebook users often complain about what they see, or don’t see what.
Facebook is constantly changing algorithms decide what users see when they login. These changes are intended to guide the Facebook users compelling content, whether it be friend’s status updates, and news reports about current events, the latest news or their favorite celebrities, which can ensure long-term user loyalty.
Zuckerberg said that the News Feed represents the major challenge of artificial intelligence: it needs to select the most appropriate update from 2000 200 updates show up in Facebook users ‘ News Feed.