Facebook officially announced the introduction of call-to-action buttons for pages, saying that the feature will roll out in the U.S. over the next few weeks and worldwide next year, although several page administrators already had access to the feature prior to the social network’s official announcement.
Facebook appears to have tweaked the status update interface in its iOS application, moving the functionality for tagging friends, adding activities from structured status updates and checking in to buttons located at the top, adjacent to users’ profile pictures.
Facebook appears to have quietly revamped its Places page, adding distinctive cover images and different sections by city and category, along with integration with the social network’s page locations application-programming interface, Graph Search queries and user-generated content. Reader Matteo Gamba shared several screenshots with AllFacebook.
Users of Facebook-owned cross-platform messaging application WhatsApp can now tell when their messages have been read.
It appears that Facebook is in the process of reminding users that they are no longer in college, as some users are seeing notices that their Timelines will no longer display information related to their school residences.
Facebook appears to be supplementing its recently introduced Privacy Checkup security tool with pop-up messages that appear when users are performing security-related tasks on the site.
Facebook apparently got into the spirit of the fall season over the weekend with a Facebook Harvest Sale in the games section of its App Center.