Facebook Pages just got more interactive. In a discovery-boosting measure, your Facebook feed will now display another Page if it tags a Page you are following. The new “stranger” Page will be displayed even if you are not following it. It’s a behavior that is just like the way friends are tagged in each others posts. Your friends get to see most photos you are tagged in even if the person who has tagged it or uploaded it isn’t in their friend lists. If you were not tagged, the original post would not be visible to your friends.
After the Trending Topics feature in January, the new update adds another level of interaction for discovering new conversations. Facebook illustrates this with an example: “A post by the Bleacher Report might be shown in News Feed to people who follow or like Dwight Howard, in addition to people who follow or like the Bleacher Report.”
Facebook states that only the most relevant stories will appear in News Feed. The yardstick will include the metrics of likes, comments, shares and clicks. The match between the Page that posted and the Page that was tagged will also be considered when displaying content. To make it more clearer…
For example, if many people who like Dwight Howard also like the Bleacher Report, it suggests that these two Pages are connected. If we see that people who like both the Bleacher Report and Dwight Howard are liking the post above, that’s an indication that it may be relevant for people who only like Dwight Howard.
Have you spotted the change yet? How’s your news feed handling Facebook’s latest tweak?