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CORRESPONDENT JO LINGKENT WHO COVERS SOCIALMEDIA EXTENSIVELY FOR KENT WHO COVERS SOCIALMEDIA EXTENSIVELY FORUS HAS THE STORY.

MEDIA EXTENSIVELY FOR US HAS THE STORY.

>> Reporter: TONIGHT, US HAS THE STORY.

>> Reporter: TONIGHT, AFTER MORE THAN A YEAR >> Reporter: TONIGHT, AFTER MORE THAN A YEAR UNDER FIRE FOR HOW IT AFTER MORE THAN A YEAR UNDER FIRE FOR HOW IT DELIVERS INFORMATION UNDER FIRE FOR HOW IT DELIVERS INFORMATION TO USERS, FACEBOOK CEO DELIVERS INFORMATION TO USERS, FACEBOOK CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG TO USERS, FACEBOOK CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG ANNOUNCING WHAT HES MARK ZUCKERBERG ANNOUNCING WHAT HES CALLING A MAJOR CHANGE ANNOUNCING WHAT HES CALLING A MAJOR CHANGE TO YOUR NEWS FEED.

CALLING A MAJOR CHANGE TO YOUR NEWS FEED.

HERES WHAT YOU CAN TO YOUR NEWS FEED.

HERES WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO SEE.

HERES WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO SEE.

MORE POSTS, PHOTOS AND EXPECT TO SEE.

MORE POSTS, PHOTOS AND VIDEOS FROM FRIENDS MORE POSTS, PHOTOS AND VIDEOS FROM FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

VIDEOS FROM FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

THAT MEANS LESS AND FAMILY.

THAT MEANS LESS CONTENT FROM THAT MEANS LESS CONTENT FROM BUSINESSES, BRANDS AND CONTENT FROM BUSINESSES, BRANDS AND FEWER NEWS ARTICLES, BUSINESSES, BRANDS AND FEWER NEWS ARTICLES, TOO.

FEWER NEWS ARTICLES, TOO.

ZUCKERBERG PREDICTS TOO.

ZUCKERBERG PREDICTS YOULL SPEND LESS TIME ZUCKERBERG PREDICTS YOULL SPEND LESS TIME ON FACEBOOK AS A YOULL SPEND LESS TIME ON FACEBOOK AS A RESULT.

ON FACEBOOK AS A RESULT.

AND SAYS, THIS WILL RESULT.

AND SAYS, THIS WILL BE, QUOTE, GOOD FOR AND SAYS, THIS WILL BE, QUOTE, GOOD FOR PEOPLES WELL-BEING.

BE, QUOTE, GOOD FOR PEOPLES WELL-BEING.

THE MOVE COMES AFTER A PEOPLES WELL-BEING.

THE MOVE COMES AFTER A BARRAGE OF CRITICISM THE MOVE COMES AFTER A BARRAGE OF CRITICISM INCLUDING FACEBOOKS BARRAGE OF CRITICISM INCLUDING FACEBOOKS FOUNDING PRESIDENT INCLUDING FACEBOOKS FOUNDING PRESIDENT ACCUSING THE COMPANY FOUNDING PRESIDENT ACCUSING THE COMPANY OF CREATING AN ACCUSING THE COMPANY OF CREATING AN INTENTIONALLY OF CREATING AN INTENTIONALLY ADDICTIVE PRODUCT.

INTENTIONALLY ADDICTIVE PRODUCT.

>> IT PROBABLY ADDICTIVE PRODUCT.

>> IT PROBABLY INTERFERES WITH >> IT PROBABLY INTERFERES WITH PRODUCTIVE IN WEIRD INTERFERES WITH PRODUCTIVE IN WEIRD WAYS.

PRODUCTIVE IN WEIRD WAYS.

GOD ONLY KNOWS WHAT WAYS.

GOD ONLY KNOWS WHAT ITS DOING TO OUR GOD ONLY KNOWS WHAT ITS DOING TO OUR CHILDRENS BRAINS.

ITS DOING TO OUR CHILDRENS BRAINS.

>> Reporter: AND CHILDRENS BRAINS.

>> Reporter: AND ACCUSATIONS THAT >> Reporter: AND ACCUSATIONS THAT FACEBOOK DID NOT DO ACCUSATIONS THAT FACEBOOK DID NOT DO ENOUGH TO STOP RUSSIAN FACEBOOK DID NOT DO ENOUGH TO STOP RUSSIAN MEDDLING IN THE 2016 ENOUGH TO STOP RUSSIAN MEDDLING IN THE 2016 ELECTION WHICH MEDDLING IN THE 2016 ELECTION WHICH ZUCKERBERG ADDRESSED ELECTION WHICH ZUCKERBERG ADDRESSED LAST YEAR.

ZUCKERBERG ADDRESSED LAST YEAR.

>> TO BRING FACEBOOK LAST YEAR.

>> TO BRING FACEBOOK TO AN EVEN HIGHER >> TO BRING FACEBOOK TO AN EVEN HIGHER STANDARD OF TO AN EVEN HIGHER STANDARD OF TRANSPARENCY.

STANDARD OF TRANSPARENCY.

>> Reporter: MORE THAN TRANSPARENCY.

>> Reporter: MORE THAN 2 BILLION PEOPLE USE >> Reporter: MORE THAN 2 BILLION PEOPLE USE FACEBOOK EVERY MONTH, 2 BILLION PEOPLE USE FACEBOOK EVERY MONTH, MORE THAN THE FACEBOOK EVERY MONTH, MORE THAN THE POPULATION OF CHINA MORE THAN THE POPULATION OF CHINA AND THE U.

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POPULATION OF CHINA AND THE U.

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ZUCKERBERG SAYS HES AND THE U.

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ZUCKERBERG SAYS HES MAKING THESE CHANGES ZUCKERBERG SAYS HES MAKING THESE CHANGES TO ENCOURAGE MAKING THESE CHANGES TO ENCOURAGE MEANINGFUL TO ENCOURAGE MEANINGFUL INTERACTIONS BETWEEN MEANINGFUL INTERACTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE, BUT IN AN INTERACTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE, BUT IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW, PEOPLE, BUT IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW, FORMER FACEBOOK EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW, FORMER FACEBOOK MANAGER SANDY PERICLES FORMER FACEBOOK MANAGER SANDY PERICLES SAYS ITS NOT COULDING MANAGER SANDY PERICLES SAYS ITS NOT COULDING QUITE ENOUGH.

SAYS ITS NOT COULDING QUITE ENOUGH.

>> ITS TAKEN TOO LONG QUITE ENOUGH.

>> ITS TAKEN TOO LONG TO THE POINT OF EVEN >> ITS TAKEN TOO LONG TO THE POINT OF EVEN ADMITTING THERES A TO THE POINT OF EVEN ADMITTING THERES A PROBLEM.