Annoyed with something in your News Feed? Soon you can tell Facebook why

facebookYou’ve likely seen something in your Facebook News Feeds that annoys you, whether it’s another annoying I’m-on-vacation-and-you’re-not feet-by-the-pool photo or a “Sponsored Post” that keeps reappearing every third day.

Soon you’ll be able to tell Facebook why you dislike certain posts in your feed. ABC News reports that while social network giant already gives you less similar content when you hide a post from your feed, it wants to fully understand your reasoning so it can both provide a better experience for users and also target ads more effectively.

Facebook’s Q2 earnings come out later today and Wall Street analysts seem cautiously optimistic about the company’s future. We’ll be reporting on the financial results on GeekWire, so check back later for another update.

  • Mike

    While I feel this would be an infinitely great idea to lower the mass of abortion pictures on my news feed, I don’t really think it should be used for anything other than provocative interactions. If someones mad that someone else is on vacation, they should go on vacation instead of complaining.