Facebook: User Interface

    • Facebook adds new tools for local discovery and commerce to Pages

      Facebook wants to be the mobile solution for local businesses. It also sees itself increasingly as a local commerce platform for consumers. The company’s recent introductions of Marketplace and its Events app are indications of a full court press into local. Today Facebook is adding more tools for consumers and business owners: Booking and ordering for Pages Social recommend ...

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    • Workplace by Facebook opens to organizations across the globe

      Over 1,000 organizations are currently using Workplace by Facebook, and now you’ll be able to as well. Workplace (formerly Facebook at Work) is currently used around the world as an internal communication and collaboration tool to bring teams together. To date more than 100,000 groups have been created within Workplace and companies such as Starbucks, Danone & Campbell’s ...

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    • Facebook’s Craigslist-style Marketplace isn’t open to brands, Page owners

      Last year Facebook rolled out Shops, which appears to be the social network’s bid to take on Amazon, and now it’s taking aim at the other end of the e-commerce spectrum: Craigslist. On Monday Facebook debuted Marketplace, a section in its mobile app for people to put items up for sale that other people can buy. Marketplace very much like Craigslist, i.e. very bare bones.

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  • Official: Facebook launches new layout for Pages

    … introduced a new design for Pages on desktop to make it easier for people to learn about and interact with businesses on Facebook, including a new column for tab navigation and a more prominent call-to-action button.” The layout impacts all desktop users and has been rolled out to all but a small percentage of users on desktop devices. This goes…

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  • Facebook’s testing another ad-free Pages design for desktop

    … The trend of ad-free Facebook Pages continues. Facebook has started testing another redesign of its desktop Pages that omits the ads that normally appear on the right-hand side of the page. A reader tipped us off to the new look, and a Facebook spokesperson confirmed that this is one of the ad-free layouts the company is trying out…

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  • 14 times Facebook has tried to be Snapchat

    … A few years ago Facebook reportedly tried to buy Snapchat. It was turned down. Since then the social network has worked on a bunch of products and features that appear to copy the mobile app it once coveted. On Monday The Wall Street Journal reported on the latest example: Facebook is developing an app whose home screen will open…

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  • Facebook rolling out new mobile search filters on iOS

    … Facebook appears to be rolling out a new set of mobile search filters today that let users refine results by date, location and/or source. A search for “wendy’s” this afternoon in Facebook’s iOS app prompted the pop-up alert shown above, encouraging us to “use filters to refine your search results with more precision.” From there, two…

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  • Facebook Launches Reactions Globally

    … Facebook today is launching reactions to all users, the company announced. Facebook Reactions, which have been in the works for quite some time, extends the Like button to allow people to express other reactions, such as Love, Haha, Wow, Sad or Angry. Reactions will appear on posts, giving users the option to express themselves in other ways…

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  • Facebook Piloting New Profile Search Feature On Profile Pages

    …) November 13, 2015 The Huffington Post’s Business editor, Alexander Kaufman, saw the above search box that relegated the search function to a specific profile. Mashable was also able to replicate the feature along with the specific results and was able to confirm that this was in fact a test that was being piloted. A Facebook spokesperson stated: “We’re…

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  • Is Facebook Rewarding Fast Responses By Admins?

    … A new message spotted in the wild appears to reward the fastest responding Facebook administrators. Select admins that responded to 90% or more messages within a 5 minute period “can turn on an icon” to let folks know that they are quick responders. The message specifically states: Respond to 90 percent of messages with a five-minute response…

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  • Oculus Goggles To Usher In Era Of “The Virtual Web”

    … the chance to wear the Oculus VR goggles it’s a revelation. One immediately sees why Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought the company. Gaming is the immediate use case. Yet tOculus and similar headsets are really a new connected platform, a new internet. How quickly VR goggles sell is a function of pricing and content. But there’s no question in my…

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