Apple’s iconic iPad tablet has many uses, including connecting visitors to retail stores and other places with those businesses’ Facebook pages, as previously demonstrated by applications including Like Counter Pro and LikeScreen. Droplikes became the latest app to enter this space, with features far beyond merely collecting and displaying likes.
Facebook is testing another redesign of its events page, and the most prominent new feature is an “Events for You” section, which includes public events on Facebook that users or their friends were not invited to, in places users have not checked into.
A test of Facebook’s Graph Search for mobile was discovered in February by Seth Fiegerman of Mashable, who encountered the functionality within the social network’s mobile application. Monday, Justin Lafferty of sister blog Inside Facebook found evidence of a test of Graph Search on the mobile Web.
Facebook appears to be testing a new module located directly under its Trending module, “Popular Pages in Your Area,” and clicking on the “See All” link directs users to their “Local Places in [users’ cities]” pages.
Facebook appears to have redesigned the layout for searches for places in Graph Search, and the new look includes a “Text Me Directions” feature, where users can request that directions to places listed in Graph Search results be sent to their mobile phones via text message.
Facebook must really, really want its users to start writing reviews.
Some one-sided conversations on Facebook are about to become two-sided, as the social network revealed late Friday that page administrators will be able to comment on public reviews of their pages for places, with full rollout slated to wrap up “in the next week or so.”