Yahoo Leans on Facebook in Revamp of Home Page

Yahoo on Wednesday morning plans to unveil a much-awaited overhaul to its iconic home page, as Chief Executive Marissa Mayer looks to reverse a long-term decline in the time people spend on many of its sites.

The new home page has a stronger emphasis on tailoring the news articles and other content to individual visitors’ personal interests, in part based on their Facebook accounts.

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