How Facebook Changes Impact the News You Receive From NBC Bay Area

Facebook announced this week it will tweak its news feed algorithm to emphasize posts from friends and family. That change could cause Facebook users to see fewer posts from media companies like NBC Bay Area. 

Some viewers have asked how they can be sure to continue to receive local news they count on. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to guarantee you see receive every update from NBC Bay Area in your news feed.   

Go to NBC Bay Area's Facebook page and be sure you've liked the page.

On your mobile device, click "Following" and you will see three options.

If you'd like to see every post from NBC Bay Area, click "See First." If you'd prefer to see what the Facebook algorithm serves you, click "Default," and Facebook will show you posts based on how often you engage with NBC Bay Area's content.


On desktop, you can find the "See First" and "Default" options by clicking on the small arrow right next to the "Like" button. 

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To manage notifications on your mobile device, tap the "More" button, then click down to "Notifications." There you can select which notifications you'd like to receive on the page. 


On desktop to edit notifications, click on the small arrow to the right of the like button and select either all on or all off. You may also choose to receive specific notifications, such as videos and photos. To do so, click on the pencil next to the notifications button to select which post types you'd like to receive notifications for. 

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