Facebook drops like a button from public pages


The social media company said on Wednesday that it had dropped the Like button from redesigned public pages used by Facebook artists, public figures and brands.

Facebook The company says the pages only show followers and include a unique news feed to help users engage in conversations, interact with peers and stay in touch with fans. Blog post. The redesign began on January 6th.

“We are removing likes and focusing on followers to simplify the way people connect with their favorite pages,” Facebook said of the redesign.

Notable changes include redesigned layout, news feed, easy navigation, updated work-based admin controls, actionable insights and security features.

Users can now quickly navigate between personal profile and pages. With the new admin controls, users can choose to give full control or partial access to trusted page managers. “You can now give different levels of access to perform specific tasks, including insights, advertising, content and community activity & messages. It also ensures account security and integrity, ”he said on his Facebook blog.

New security features make spam and fraudulent accounts more accurate.

Dedicated News Feed also shows and suggests new connections to other public persons, pages, groups and trending content. Comments from public figures also come up. The company said that users can follow the pages directly from the comments and recommendation posts.

Facebook says more experiences will come to the pages in the coming months.

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