Some Facebook users are seeing detailed explanations of the five-star ratings system the social network uses to allow users to rate places.
Facebook is giving page administrators more options through its iOS and Android native applications. AllFacebook reader Matteo Gamba of Wimdu recently realized that he is able to promote posts through his iOS app. This feature is also available on Android. Previously, users could only pay to give posts more reach through the Pages Manager app.
Facebook has been trying new ways to get page admins to pay to promote posts. Most recently, Facebook tweaked the wording on the “promote,” button on the admin page. Now, Facebook is placing a module on select News Feeds, asking the page admin to promote a recent post that gained a lot of engagement. AllFacebook reader Matteo Gamba of Wimdu noticed that he was asked to advertise one of his page’s posts.
Facebook page administrators are being prompted to turn on the social network’s new replies feature for their pages, but the feature can be turned on for pages that don’t see the prompt below via the “manage permissions” section in the page admin panel.
Facebook is testing a tweak to its chat feature on desktop, making it look more like Facebook Messenger. Reader Matteo Gamba of Wimdu sent along a screenshot showing the chat feature on the desktop version with bubbles.
Facebook appears to be tinkering with more ways to enable users to discover and listen to music via the social network. Following the discovery of a “listen using MySpace” button earlier this week, a News Feed story from music application Spotify offered users the option to “listen later.”
Add the + sign to the list of ways to tag friends in Facebook posts, as that character now brings up the same options as the @ key, allowing users to choose from their friends and pages they follow while creating status updates.
When Instagram users opt to report profiles on the photo-sharing application, they are being directed to a page hosted by its parent company, Facebook.