Today at Facebook’s News Feed redesign event, the company has announced the launch of new feeds focused on specific verticals, including an “All Friends” feed, which highlights content from all of your friends; a “Music” feed, which contains both the music your friends are listening to and relevant updates from musicians you like; a “Following” feed, which provides an easy way to keep track of users you follow; and a “Photos” feed.
Facebook Tech Lead Chris Struhar detailed during the event that users will now have more control over what they see in their feed. Struhar says feeds will also be sorted by how much you view them, and that they will be available across desktop and mobile.
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Here’s the new photos feed:
Here’s the music feed:
There also appears to be a Games section, which Facebook did not formally announce:
CEO Mark Zuckerberg details that he wants the News Feed to be the best “personalized newspaper” in the world. Zuckerberg also shared that imagery is now 50% of total news feed content.
This news follows speculation over how Facebook plans to redesign its News Feed. Given Facebook’s scale and how essential the News Feed is to the social network’s overall experience, even the smallest changes can impact public perception of the service.
Facebook has provided a video on its redesign, too: