Facebook: User Interface

  • Video: See how Facebook inserts mid-roll ads in non-live videos

    … Of course the first time I find an ad interrupting a video on Facebook would happen while watching a video titled “No pants in court.” The video, about a Kentucky judge berating the local jail for sending a defendant to her courtroom sans pants, posted by millennial-centric news publisher Mic appears to be part of the test Facebook announced…

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  • Facebook turns sound on by default in videos, debuts TV apps

    … feed, with the sound fading in and out as pass through each video. Facebook hopes you are cool with an audible news feed because that will make the company cooler with advertisers, like Unilever and its agency GroupM that only buy video ads that run with the sound on, as well as brands, publishers and creators that have had to rethink…

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  • Facebook will let celebs edit Live videos after broadcast ends

    … Celebrities live the good life. They get the best tables at restaurants, free swag and access to some Facebook features before anyone else, like Facebook Live. And now they’re getting access to Live features that won’t be made available to normal people using Facebook. Facebook will let people using its Mentions app — which is only available…

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  • Facebook Live will spin up 360-degree streaming to match YouTube

    … more reasons for viewers to be interested in live streams on Facebook. Sports teams could use to give people a better of view of what it’s like to watch a game in their stadiums; same goes for music festivals. News publishers could use it to give an even rawer on-the-ground look at breaking news events. And brands could use it when they have…

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  • Workplace by Facebook opens to organizations across the globe

    … a whirl? The first 3 months are free to try. Here are a few features that may drive companies to use Workplace: Workplace is ad free and won’t have an impact on your personal Facebook account. The move to brand the product as Workplace (without the main Facebook logo on the website) is a smart one as most users utilize Facebook for personal use…

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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

    … test into an official product, marking one of several times when Facebook tried something Snapchatt-y and it — or its users — decided against it. Stickered On Snapchat a photo alone is kinda boring when you can add stuff to it like sketches, text, filters (which Instagram had already popularized) and stickers. Facebook had already tried to get…

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