Facebook Has Decided To Down Rank The Spam Posts Asking You To Tag Your Friends

Facebook, a known social networking site in the world has recently decided to punish the spammy posts via some of the viral publishers asking you again and again to tag a friend or press “like” in response to a specific post, the company cleared in the latest BlogSpot

Facebook is becoming common to use all over and the phenomenon to tag a friend has gained a height these days. As soon as you log into your account, the chances become bigger where you will come across “engagement bait” in just few scrolls.

Facebook tag lover Shona Ghosh/Business Insider it is probably becoming a common scenario to find the post asking users to like the friend or give an instant reaction in some way or the other.

As per the details from the Facebook, publishers make use of this tactic due to higher involvement from likes as well as tags which show that their posts will gain upper rank on Facebook’s news feed. Moreover, this makes it more likely to come across the spammy posts while you log in.

Facebook spoke that team has viewed this and found so many spammy posts and decided that the posts that utilize engagement baiting will catch lesser attention on Facebook’s news feed.

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