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

    … Facebook videos are getting bigger and louder. In the biggest change since December 2013 when Facebook began playing videos automatically in people’s news feeds, Facebook will now play those videos automatically with the sound on by default, the company announced on Tuesday. Facebook announced more news surrounding videos playing on small…

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  • Facebook will let celebs edit Live videos after broadcast ends

    … users, is one of several that Facebook announced for Mentions users, and it’s only for Mentions users. Facebook has no plans to make these new features available regular Facebook users or Page owners that don’t have access to the Mentions app, according to a Facebook spokesperson. As Facebook spelled out in a blog post announcing the feature — one…

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

    … National Geographic will air the first 360-degree live stream on Facebook. YouTube added 360-degree live-streaming back in April, and tomorrow Facebook will preview its own version of the all-encompassing broadcast format. On Tuesday at 3 p.m. ET, National Geographic’s Facebook Page will air the platform’s first 360-degree live stream…

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  • 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

    … 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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