Facebook has revamped its news feed for its users, assigning more space to music, games and advertising in a proposition to increase revenues.

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and ceo, unveiled the redesign at a press conference in San Francisco on Thursday, saying the move was intended to “reduce clutter” on the social network.

Photographs now account for 50% of all content and other updates appear larger on the revamped news feed, which features a new left-hand navigation bar and separate tabs for music and games.

The redesign also gives more prominence to advertising in a change likely to irk a number of Facebook’s 1 billion worldwide users.

Zuckerberg said the Facebook news feed aimed to create a ” give everyone in the world the best personalized newspaper in the world”. Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with over 1 billion monthly active users and this redesign gives more prominence to advertising which is going to boost facebook revenue and annoy a big no of users.

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