Zuckerberg Tweaked Facebook Algorithm After Election

Several days after the election, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg agreed to increase the weight that the social networks algorithm to make sure “authoritative news” appeared more prominently, the New York Times reports. “The change was part of the ‘break glass’ plans Facebook had spent months developing for the aftermath of a contested election.

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