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Facebook News Feed redesign

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  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:16:43 PM
    The new design also gives places more prominence. Again, bigger images.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:16:43 PM
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:16:56 PM
    Now, she's talking about third-party apps like Pinterest.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:17:01 PM
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:17:22 PM
    The new design gives Pinterest content bigger images.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:17:22 PM
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:17:36 PM
    Doing this for other third-party apps as well.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:17:46 PM
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:18:03 PM
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:18:17 PM
    New layout for video -- can see all the people in the video to the left side.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:18:29 PM
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:18:44 PM
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:18:45 PM
    On to check-ins and events
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:19:07 PM
  • Casey Newton 3/7/2013 6:19:11 PM
    I'm seeing lots of comparisons to Google+'s design in our comments and on Twitter. And it's a fair comparison. CC JustinMaslin
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:19:32 PM
    Surfacing the most shared articles.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:19:33 PM
  • Paul Sloan 3/7/2013 6:19:38 PM
    That's true. Google+ is terrific for photos on mobile.
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:20:00 PM
    Depending on the things you've liked on Facebook in the past, you'll see articles that are trending and that are relevant to you, she says.
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:20:18 PM
    A richer, simpler, more beautiful news feed, she said.
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:20:38 PM
    Tech Lead Chris Struhar is up next.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:20:41 PM
  • Dustin Winter 3/7/2013 6:20:47 PM
    Google+ has a great design, but no one I know uses it.
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:20:55 PM
    He's going to walk through the new feeds.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:21:04 PM
  • Paul Sloan 3/7/2013 6:21:08 PM
    All of Zuckerberg's talk about mobile first is coming to fruition. This is key -- for users, and Wall Street. Eager to see how Instagram fits into this.
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:21:19 PM
    They heard from people that they wanted more choice and more control over the stories they were seeing on their home page.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:21:45 PM
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:22:11 PM
    You can jump to the feeds using the switcher at the top of the page.
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:22:21 PM
    Or, mobile, swipe across the page to see.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:22:22 PM
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:22:41 PM
    Now, I can see every single post in chronological order.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:23:00 PM
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:23:03 PM
    Or, see only music -- what my friends are listening to or what events are happening.
  • Josh Lowensohn 3/7/2013 6:23:07 PM
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:23:20 PM
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:23:30 PM
    Photos feed--- shows every single photo friends are posting.
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:23:39 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 3/7/2013 6:23:40 PM
  • Josh Miller 3/7/2013 6:24:14 PM
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:24:18 PM
    Following feed -- be able to see all of the posts from their pages and the public figures that they like.
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:24:42 PM
    That includes news sources or local sports sources.
  • Paul Sloan 3/7/2013 6:24:46 PM
    A followers feed -- sure sounds like Twitter.
  • Donna Tam 3/7/2013 6:25:19 PM
    Other feeds: recent interactions, plus the same close friends feeds and games feeds.
  • Casey Newton 3/7/2013 6:25:23 PM
    'Every single post' from the people you're following -- that's a big deal to publishers. Resolves the issue Nick Bilton wrote about it in the Times this week. And yep, Paul -- it's a lot like Twitter.
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