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Conor Brophy: When it first launched, News Feed prompted protesters to rally outside Facebook’s offices

Ten years on, it is still as divisive - yet there is no denying it is the site’s real success story

11th September, 2016

Facebook last week celebrated the tenth anniversary of the launch of its News Feed, but really it was News Feed that launched Facebook.

Founder Mark Zuckerberg noted in a blog post to mark the occasion that Facebook used to be just “a collection of profiles . . . you could visit a friend’s page to look up some basic details about them, but there was no way to see updates from alál your friends or...

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