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Facebook to launch redesigned News Feed immediately, include feeds

March 07, 2013|By Salvador Rodriguez
  • A look at the new Facebook News Feed on a computer, tablet and phone.
A look at the new Facebook News Feed on a computer, tablet and phone. (Facebook )

Facebook revealed its redesigned News Feed and said the new feature will begin rolling out to users Thursday.

The redesign emphasizes visual content and will be more in tune with the news feed of the Facebook mobile app. Facebook also said users can use a new switch  at the top right of the screen to toggle among different types of feeds to see different types of content.

Among the feeds users will be able to switch among include close friends, games, all friends feed, most recent feed, music feed and following feed. Users also will be able to switch among their feeds using the Facebook mobile app.

Photos: The evolution of the Facebook News Feed

Before presenting the new design, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg explained  Facebook wants to create "the best personalized newspaper we can" for every one of their users. The new feeds are intended to accomplish that goal.

Users can sign up to get the new design by going to facebook.com/newsfeed. Facebook said mobile users will start to see the new design in the next couple of weeks. 

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