Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Facebook Unveils New Home Page Design

By Somini Sengupta
The New York Times
March 7, 2013

"Hoping to tame the blizzard of information that has turned off many users and discouraged some advertisers, Facebook on Thursday unveiled a major makeover of the home page that greets users when they log into the site." Facebook has gone through major changes before, but this one doesn't seem to be as drastic as others before it. You always want to keep things fresh and updating the home page is one way to change things up a bit.

"The changes are designed to address the company's two most vital challenges: how to hold on to users at a time of competing, specialized social networks and how to draw more advertising dollars to please Wall Street."

"The topic-specific News Feeds could well persuade users to spend more time scrolling through various streams of content. And the redesign will offer bigger real estate for advertisers."

Read More: New York Times 

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