Facebook spam canned

Facebook is taking another shot at wiping spam and other nonsense from its news feeds.

The House of Zuck says it will put new filters in place that seek out commonly used phrases in clickbait headlines – such as "You won't believe" or "What happens next will shock you" – and remove them from users' timelines.

Facebook said most users will not notice much of a difference in their news feeds, but pages that rely on clickbait-type headlines for distribution will see their circulation decrease. ®

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