Facebook’s privacy settings, which change often, can be confusing and overwhelming for users, but the company is committed to changing that. The social announced to reporters Tuesday that there will be clearer calls to action so that users can better understand with whom they’re sharing content.
Facebook has provided detailed information on the new layout for desktop pages it introduced last month, but tips on how page administrators should tweak their cover images and profile pictures to accommodate the new design have been lacking. Enter Fialkov Digital.
With the new layout for Facebook pages on desktop in the process of being rolled out, the social network sought to answer the most common questions from page administrators with a post on the Facebook for Business page.
Thursday is the first day of spring, and Facebook shared some spring-cleaning tips for users looking to tidy up their News Feeds, shine up their profiles, organize their notifications, and get their privacy settings in order.
The ink is barely dry on Facebook’s redesigned News Feed, which it is still in the process of rolling out, and there is already a browser extension that enables users to return to their old News Feed layouts.
Facebook continued its focus on groups with a revamp of its groups discovery page, including not only top suggestions, but also open and closed groups their friends are members of, as well as groups relevant to the locations listed on users’ profiles.
Facebook announced that its users now have the ability to specify custom genders, such as transgender, androgynous, and genderqueer, and they can also specify whether to publicly be referred to as male (he/his), female (she/her), or neutral (they/their).
EasyCovers24, a tool that allows Facebook page administrators to easily manage the cover images on their pages, recently overhauled its pricing structure and added the ability for page admins to schedule posts along with their cover image changes.
Despite Facebook’s well-documented efforts to simplify its advertising offerings, several different dimensions still exist for elements on pages and in ads. Facebook marketing expert Jon Loomer took the most recent crack at putting all of the necessary information in one place with an infographic created for him by Lea Heckley.