Facebook: 5 New Features of Entirely Refreshed News Feed

By Anuj Bhatia

    Facebook is changing, it's getting simpler and more compassionate towards what matter to its fanboys. This week, Mark Zuckerberg has come up with some key changes to make its social networking empire free from Google + hack. Nowaday's many ardent Facebook addicts getting used to Google +. Is Mr. Zuckerberg worried with the growing acceptance of Goggle getting into his territory? Well it seems so. News Feed, an integral part of social network, is set to play a bigger role.


    The company is again and again, hitting back to you with the improved news feeds. Basically, much improved news feed will bring better visible pictures, videos and shared links. Again, a kind of better placed newspaper, to get you updated with latest happenings to your friend's breakup party plans. With updated news feed, Mark Zuckerberg is expecting bigger advertising deals and what's not.

    Facebook: 5 New Features of Entirely Refreshed News Feed

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    Facebook says that the News Feed is designed for ‘mobile ‘centric devices; promised seamless interaction across all platforms. The tablet and web version will share similar designs that to mobile.

    As the world changes, the composition of News Feed changes as well," Zuckerberg said during his presentation at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California. "We think there's a place for a personalized newspaper that can bring these things together."

    News feed detects your activity, if you constantly repeat the same activity. For instance - " If Sumitra keep on checking video feed on a regular basis then the feed will first appear on the top followed by music feeds among others "

    Feed category

    From now on consumers can segregate their feeds based on game, friends, videos, music and others. The content will be displayed in a chronological order to be precise.

    Freedom ...choice

    News Feed gives you freedom to choose whatever you want to read or intake. For instance - If you follow a brand called SARA then all the related most popular feeds start appearing in front of you.


    Searching Friends...Feeds help you to find one

    If you are searching a friend on your network then also News Feed makes it simple. For instance - Smita likes a new community page. Instantly a small profile image along with cover page appeared on your friend's page.

    Earlier this year, Facebook unveiled Graph Search. The primary purpose of the so-called Graph Search was to find in depth information about friends current location, interest based info based on your social feeds.

    Complications with News Feed

    With the coming of much improved News Feed there is a big loop hole attached to it. What? Facebook is messing up with the simplicity of being in a social network. For that matter earlier you only have to choose your feeds by two given options: "Most Recent" and "Top Stories ". Now the company is providing you with zillions of choice: Friends, Music, Game, Video, Groups among others. It's getting murky. What do you think about News Feed? Share you opinions in the comments section below.

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