When Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced the social network’s redesigned News Feed last March, he repeatedly referred to it as a “personalized newspaper.” And a new News Feed design the social network is currently testing, which was discovered by Fast Company’s Co.Design, indicates a further push to bring newspaper-like elements to Facebook’s primary destination.
To build the redesigned News Feed, Facebook designers quarantined themselves into a plush living room-style office with a live feed of users testing out the new product. They didn’t really have a set plan, other than making the user experience simpler and better. Two designers recently spoke with Taxi, a site celebrating design, about the experience of creating the new Facebook News Feed.
One of the leading minds behind Facebook’s mobile-first push is leaving the company. TechCrunch reported that Rasmus Andersson, Facebook’s lead mobile designer, has taken a job at Dropbox, working with the design and engineering teams.
Is Facebook on another acquisition binge? Just days after announcing that the team from storytelling social network Storylane would join the social network, the company announced its acquisition of San Francisco- and New York-based design agency Hot Studio in a note on the Facebook Design page.
Facebook introduced a minor design change, making the background of permanent link pages light blue, to reflect the color scheme of timeline.
More Facebook users are seeing a new layout for the display of photos within Facebook, where captions and comments appear to the right of the image, rather than below it.
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The opt-in phase has ended — Facebook is beginning to roll out the new pages layout across the site today, a process that may last a couple of weeks.