Facebook Pages experience for Indian users changed! Know what's new
Facebook said that the new design will remove Likes and focus on Followers, thereby simplifying the way people connect with their favorite Pages.
Facebook has something new for its users in India. The company has announced that it is rolling out a new Page design. Facebook says that the new Page design makes it easier to find and manage activities. It also makes it more convenient for users to follow others from the newsfeed and share likes and comments on updates. Additionally, the new Page experience also makes it easier for businesses to understand actionable insights on content performance including audience trends.
To put it simply -- a lot. Facebook says that it has made its Page layout more intuitive, making it easy for users to navigate between a personal profile and a public Page. It will also make it simpler for users to view bios, posts and other important information.
The social media giant also said that a dedicated newsfeed to Pages will bring new ways to engage by helping discovery and joining conversations. This will make it easy to follow trends, interact with peers and engage with fans. This new newsfeed will also suggest new connections such as other public figures, Pages, Groups and trending content that a Page or public figure cares about. Additionally, Page conversations will now be more visible to wider audiences and surface more frequently in the followers' feed and comments from public figures will be bumped to the top of the comments section. People will also be able to follow Pages directly from comments and recommendations posts.
Another major change that is coming to Page layout is the new text-based Q&A format being introduced to make conversations more interactive. Facebook said that the new design will remove Likes and focus on Followers, thereby simplifying the way people connect with their favorite Pages. On the other hand, Followers of a Page can now receive updates from their favorite Pages. This will also enable public figures to get a better estimation of their fan base and build a stronger connection with them.
The company also said updated task-based admin controls will now make Page management more convenient. “Page admins can now be given full or varying levels of access to manage specific tasks including Insights, Ads, Content, and Community Activity & Messages. This will also ensure account safety and integrity,” Facebook wrote in a blog post.
Facebook also said that improved safety and integrity features will now enhance the ability to detect activities like hate speech, violent, sexual or spammy content and impersonation, that are not allowed on the platform. Additionally, increased visibility of Verified Badges will make it easier to identify posts and comments from authentic Pages and profiles. A verified Page's comment on another Page's public post, may appear higher in the comments section and be visible in NewsFeed.
What won't change?
While a lot is changing, Facebook also highlighted a number of things that will not change. Facebook said that some of the key things that will not change include existing content, posts and Page information, existing ads and campaigns and existing admin rights. “Admins will get a notification as one switches to the new experience,” Facebook added.
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