Meta is testing a new layout in the desktop version of Facebook / Digital Information World

Four major overhauls have taken place on Facebook over the years.

The “new Facebook”, also known as FB5, is the newest and in some ways the biggest of them all. On desktop and mobile, Facebook has undergone a major overhaul. Site-wide dark mode is also available. Don’t switch to blend mode yet. It’s been a long time since Facebook has had a major design change, so this update is unexpected.

Facebook now allows users to test the “New Facebook” on a desktop computer. Once you’re logged into Facebook on your desktop, choose the “Switch to New Facebook” option from the drop-down menu at the bottom of the page. For the basic white style of the old Facebook, simply disable it in the settings by selecting “Disabled”.

According to Mashablesome users noticed the new layout last week, with an in-app update message describing the change, which moves all navigation choices to the left side of the Facebook interface.

With the help of a little assistant, Facebook explained what’s new. Your navigation has been simplified into one place, according to the statement. Messages, alerts, your profile, your search and more are now all in one place.

The news feed seems to be flawless. Because the news feed is the same as we have in the official Facebook app, now you can enjoy the same experience. There are four sections in News Feed: Home, Watch, Groups, and Games.

At the top right of the screen are the choices for dial, messaging, notifications, and your account. It is located on the right side. To the left of the News Feed are pages and shortcuts. This is only in case you want to access it. The icons, on the other hand, are brand new and look great.

Other than that, there will be improvements to Facebook Live’s interactivity such as chat for gaming groups and tools for users who use it for selling and buying.

User awareness is an important part of Meta strategy, and emphasizing multiple choices on the page is a good method to achieve this.

Currently, there’s not much to do, as it looks like some features are still under development, so it’s possible this is just a test to see how people react.

As small as it is, it’s possible that it’s a clue as to where Meta intends to take the app further.

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