Facebook tests augmenting article links with publisher info from Wikipedia
Posted on October 9, 2017
In a test starting today, Facebook will add context to article links appearing in people’s news feeds by attaching information about the publisher that’s pulled from sources like the publisher’s Wikipedia page, the company announced on Thursday. A Facebook spokesperson has yet to answer a question about how Facebook is able to identify whether a link shared on the social network corresponds with an article versus a non-article web page.
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