Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) will be redesigning the News Feed to make it look better than it is today. After listening to a lot of complaints users had with newspaper style News Feed and with more number of advertisements, company announced to have it redesigned, looking much similar to the one they had an year ago.
Facebook’s official blog reads, “You may recall that last year we experimented with a complete redesign of News Feed for desktop and mobile. People who tested it told us that they liked the bigger photos and images, but found it more difficult to navigate Facebook overall. The updated design has the best of both worlds: it keeps the layout and navigation people liked, but offers bigger images and photos, as well as a new font. The current design on mobile remains the same.”
In an another event News Feed product manager Greg Marra said “Over the last year, we’ve spent a lot of time seeing what people were saying, what was working, what wasn’t working, and we’re rolling out the version that takes all of that feedback into account, Some parts weren’t working and were just getting in the way for people.”
The new design which will be rolling out on this Thursday, will encounter a complete maker over —well not very much. The old design didn’t had much of issues regarding overall navigation, which users complained about in new News Feed.
Company’s Product Manager Marra said, “Our goal was to retain the parts that users really liked about the redesign such as the modernized look and feel and consistency with mobile stories, and remove the parts that people found disruptive, such as changing the navigation,”.
With more and more advertisements invading your News Feed, posts and updates from your friends with whom you haven’t contacted in a while seems to go away. It may happen that you never see an update coming.
Facebook has its most of the revenue by targeting users with ads on the basis of their online activity. Many times you may observe ads of websites or the products you have searched for.