It’s been a good while now since Facebook rolled out the “Top Stories” method of displaying posts in our Newsfeeds.
Well, everything that I have seen and read about it clearly indicate that the vast majority of users absolutely hate it.
I receive at least three or four messages every week asking me how to prevent Facebook from randomly switching the Newsfeed from “Most Recent” to “Top Stories”, and every time I have to give the same answer: “You can’t”.
Truth be told, you actually can do it with the help of a third-party browser add-on called Social Fixer, but that shouldn’t be required in my opinion.
You really should be able to disable auto-switching to “Top Stories” in the Facebook settings without having to install another piece of software on your computer, but that simply isn’t possible right now. [Read more…]