Meta’s Testing a New Format within the Desktop Model of Fb
Fb seems to be testing a new layout in the desktop version of the app, with some customers just lately having this new format unleashed on their screens.
That looks like so much.
Based on Mashable, the brand new structure appeared for some customers final week, with an replace alert within the app explaining the change, which strikes your entire navigation choices to the left facet of the display screen.
Although it appears fairly chaotic – check out this image of the brand new desktop teams structure.
As Mashable notes, many different desktop apps are left-aligned like this, with Twitter and Gmail additionally displaying your entire numerous choices in the identical method.
Although they appear much less crowded. Possibly the menus are supposed to be extra collapsible, so that you don’t have all the pieces on display screen without delay. Possibly that will work, in streamlining your view to deal with one central level, versus displaying so many choices without delay.
Then once more, perhaps not – perhaps Meta needs to make sure that customers are conscious of the assorted choices obtainable, and highlighting them on display screen is a solution to encourage broader use.
There’s not a heap to go on at this stage, and it does look like at the least some parts are nonetheless in testing, so it could be that that is only a take a look at proper now to see how customers reply.
But it surely might be coming – or in any case, it’s in all probability an indicator of the place Meta is trying, by way of growing the app’s subsequent stage.
We’ve requested Meta for more information on the take a look at and we’ll replace this put up if/once we hear again.