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1. Facebook looks after the well-being of its users, even if its 'sacrifices' mean users leave
Over the last quarter, Facebook has made a series of serious changes to its algorithm. The reason? To prioritize the well-being of its users, discourage passive consumption of content, and better the role the platform plays in society, Facebook said.