Facebook, a 12.4 billion revenue generating company, a social media for the users to share photos and other multimedia with their friends is the number one desktop site. The Facebook keeps its users and investors engaged all the time with its innovative features, helping users to share their feelings (and connect with their friends) with others and investors to earn more profit than ever. It works on one principle: People always want to connect and share in diverse ways. This article lists the latest features available on Facebook.
Nearby Friends Feature on Facebook
Enabling this feature is optional. You can individually enable the people who can find you if you are nearby them. Your location can be shared with all, close by friends or a specific list. The option is innovative in the way that the user can specify that till when he will be available. When both parties’ timing meets, the user can get better suggestions to select nearby restaurant.
A Look Back Feature on Facebook
The Look Back feature enables the user to look at the life it had been since joining Facebook. The user can get a full length movie, a slide show or a thank you card based on how long it has been after joining Facebook. After crating a Look Back, the media can be shared by selected friends using the drop down menu available below. The feature enables the user to share the movie after performing a few touch ups and edits.
Paper Feature on Facebook
The Paper feature helps the user to create interesting stories to share with their friends. The Paper application contains many themes and designs which can be selected to suit the theme. The movie runs in full screen without any menu or buttons. This creates a distraction free experience while watching the movie. Tilting the phone enables the viewer to enjoy panoramas and other close up features makes the experience of using the Paper more interesting and interactive.
Trending Feature on Facebook
The Trending window appears in the top right of the news feed which helps the user to have a look at the issues or topics which is seeing spiking popularity recently. The trending lists can be personalized so that the feature becomes more interesting. Clicking on the headline gives more information on the topics your friends are interested in. In one line, it is a feature which gives a short cut to discover best contents on Facebook which are relevant to you based on your personalized list.
Facebook strives continually since its inception to keep people connected and help them in sharing contents and life. There are many more features and applications yet top come out of the Facebook labs.