New Facebook algorithm: How to see Briefly news in your News Feed now

If you're scrolling through your Facebook News Feed and you're left scratching your head while trying to figure out what's happened to Briefly's post, don't fear. has not disappeared off the face of the earth.

PAY ATTENTION: Click 'See First' under 'Following' tab to see Briefly news on your news feed.

Facebook has introduced a new algorithm that could see Briefly's posts completely disappear from your timeline. But, you can still keep up to date with the latest news via

The social media platform has changed it's algorithms, which means page owners, like Briefly, need to find new ways to keep you, our readers, up to date with the latest local political, crime, entertainment, gossip, sport, international and viral news.

It's believed only about 6% of Facebook's users see posts relating to news content shared. It's speculated that due to the new algorithms, this could decrease to as little as 1%.

What this translates to in everyday English is, might not appear on your news feed again.

1. Go to the Briefly Facebook page

2. Make sure you like the page

3. Follow Briefly News

Although you might have already liked the page, you need to ask to see the content, otherwise Briefly news won't appear on your timeline.

To do this, click on the 3 dots as indicated in the image below and click on 'Follow settings':

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You can choose to see first on your timeline or choose to be notified when a new article is published to the Briefly Facebook page.

4. Sharing is caring: Invite your friends to like the page

Invite your friends and family to like our page.

The more people like and share the Briefly page, the more people you will now that are up to date with the latest news.

3. Share, comment and like Briefly's posts

The more our readers like, share and comment on our posts, the more unique views Briefly will have, which basically means more people will get to read the news we publish.

From the team at, thank you to each and every one of our loyal readers. We hope to bring you more breaking, up to date and factual news.

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