Facebook kills the side Ticker | Engadget Today04:33

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Published on January 23, 2018

Long live the algorithm!

has killed one of its oldest features, the “ticker,” that let you see at a glance what your friends were doing or sharing. First launched in 2011, it used to appear to the right of your news feed (on the web app) showing likes, comments and other friend activities. As TechCrunch noticed, ‘s help community had been posting about the ticker’s disappearance, when a verified employee chimed in to say that “this feature is no longer available.”

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