Others were concerned that the News Feed made it too easy for other people to track activities like changes in relationship status, events, and conversations with other users.
The news feed is the primary system through which users are exposed to content posted on the network.Using a secret method (initially known as Edge Rank), Facebook selects a handful of updates to actually show users every time they visit their feed, out of an average of 1500 updates they can potentially receive.In response to this dissatisfaction, creator Mark Zuckerberg issued an apology for the site's failure to include appropriate customizable privacy features.Thereafter, users were able to control what types of information were shared automatically with friends.The concept of tagging in status updates, an attempt to imitate Twitter, Early in 2011, tagging in comments was added.
In addition to postings by other users, the Wall also displayed other events that happened to the user's profile.
On March 7, 2013, Facebook announced a redesigned newsfeed.
"Friending" someone is the act of sending another user a friend request on Facebook.
In 2011 Facebook updated the News Feed to show top stories and most recent stories in one feed, and the option to highlight stories to make them top stories, as well as to un-highlight stories.
In response to users' criticism, Facebook later updated the News Feed to allow users to view recent stories first.
On September 6, 2006, Ruchi Sanghvi announced a new home page feature called News Feed.