Most of us scroll on social media to share our opinions and connect with friends or family members. Well, its time to add another reason to look at your phone for another 5 hours. Facebook has just revealed a new update that will push out your local news stories, without your permission.  Depending on what new source you’re following on Facebook, that will determine which news source will populate on your timeline. If you don’t follow any News sources on Facebook, then it will just add to your timeline the most local news page in your area.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg has expressed the desire to increase more trustworthy and reliable news. This update will affect those who are into acting and creating mocks of actual news because Facebook will only boost local news, arts. sports and human interest topics. Those that benefit the most with this update is your local publishers as it will allow them to connect with locals.

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