Facebook unveiled the decision in its corporate blog on Wednesday, saying it would increasingly prioritize user-generated content in its users’ news feeds, while reducing news-oriented content from digital publishers. Facebook is a leading social platform for news consumption around the world, but consumers don’t necessarily turn to the platform for news. For example, according to February 2016 polling by Pew Research Center, just 18% of US adults “often” get their news from social media, while an additional 26% do so “sometimes.” Get the full story at eMarketer and Facebook