Facebook to Launch 'Save for Later' Reading Feature Like Instapaper

By Vivek

The popular social networking site Facebook has seen a number of improvements in its features over the couple of months. The company has been heading towards making the social platform more user friendly and more accessible as well.

Facebook to Launch 'Save for Later' Reading Feature Like Instapaper


Now the reports from AllThingsD suggests that the multi billion dollar company has been testing a feature that will allow users to save links for later reading inside the social networking site itself. Moreover, the site has also published a screenshot of the social app with the aforementioned feature.

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If you think it is a new feature, its not! Because similar features has been seen before on apps like the Pocket, Readability and Instapaper. The new Facebook feature doesn't end there, online reports also note that a bookmark icon would enable users to save the complete article in their profile activity. Not only that but Facebook post and the activity is also added in the user's Profile Activity.

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Apart from that, a new 'Saved' option also appears in the Facebook sidebar menu listing the saved links with 'Link Saved Time,' a thumbnail, link title, website name, meta description and the privacy type, and it can also be shared and removed with a swipe to the left gesture.

The new feature could help a lot of users in many ways. Moreover, the globally recognized social site might just let the Facebook users personalize their reading options in an influential way.

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