Facebook has rolled out an update to its News Feed that will prioritise local news that will have a direct impact on the users, and they can discover what’s happening in their area.
The update comes after the social media giant announced changes to News Feed that showed posts from friends and high-quality news sources.
Facebook plans to expand it to more countries this year. Users can choose which news sources, including local or national publications, that they want to see at the top of their feed with social media giant’s.
In addition to prioritising local news, Facebook is also testing a dedicated section on Facebook that connects people to news and information in their community, called ‘Today In’.