Mike at the excellent Vox Political site has spotted a change to Facebook’s processes that means, whether by design or accident, that Facebook users are far less likely to see posts by their favourite independent, left-wing news outlets – unless they make a change to the settings that control their feeds.
Normally the SKWAWKBOX stats show a ratio of around four or five visitors via Facebook for every one via Twitter. Over the last few days that has dropped to around one and a half Facebook referrals to every Twitter visitor. Mike appears to have uncovered the reason why.
So, as a matter of urgency – both so you don’t miss your favourite articles and to make sure your favourite independent left-wing sites are supported as they need to be:
Go to the main Facebook page of each of your favourite outlets and change those settings…
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