Facebook will test reducing political content in Brazil, Canada and Indonesia

Brazil is among the countries where people most report viewing much political content on Facebook and this is one of the reasons why the country is taking part in the pilot.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, February 10th, Facebook announced that it will lessen the amount of political content posted to 'a low percentage of people' in a test in Brazil, Canada and Indonesia starting this week.

"During these initial tests we’ll explore a variety of ways to rank political content in people's feeds using different signals, and then decide on the approaches we’ll use going forward," the social network said in a statement.

Brazil is among the countries where people most report viewing much political content on Facebook and this is one of the reasons why . . .

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