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Facebook Tests Navigation Bar Layout With Search On Left, Messages And Notifications On Right

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Facebook’s accelerated focus on search may soon be extended to the navigation bar that appears throughout the site, as sister blog Inside Facebook reported, via a tip from Ignited Art Director Jeremy Carson, that some users of the social network are seeing a rejiggered version of the navigation bar, with the search box next to the word “Facebook,” and the icons for messages and notifications pushed to the right-hand side.

Inside Facebook pointed out that this test version of the navigation bar also does not feature a “home” link, meaning that users must click the Facebook logo to return to their homepages.

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