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The Washington Post (June 3) -- By now, it should be common knowledge that the News Feed does not show you every post your friends put on Facebook. Unfortunately, there’s still a major misconception around how News Feed works: in a recent study by CS associate professor Karrie Karahalios and others, 62.5 percent of participants had no idea Facebook screened out any posts. Also: Chicago Tribune (June 3).

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This story was published June 3, 2015.