ZuckTok: Leaked Memo Reveals Facebook Is Changing Its Algorithm to Copy China's TikTok

ZuckTok: Leaked Memo Reveals Facebook Is Changing Its Algorithm to Copy China's TikTok


According to a recently leaked memo, Facebook employees have been given a new directive to make the app’s feed more like the massively popular Chinese-owned TikTok.

The Verge reports that according to a leaked memo, Facebook employees have been given a new directive — to make the app more like TikTok. An internal memo from late April shows Facebook (now known as Meta) executive Tom Alison outlining the plan for the future of Facebook.

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Rather than prioritizing posts from accounts people follow, Facebook’s main newsfeed will reportedly start recommending posts regardless of who made them or where they came from. The company also plans to rejoin its Facebook and Messenger apps to mimic TikTok’s

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