Well, it’s not surprising that there is a buzz about the changes hitting Facebook this week and those coming soon. Here’s a rundown of what you need to know.
Your News Feed – Right Now
The most immediate change on Facebook, and the one most people are talking (or complaining) about, is the revamped news feed. You now have a number of different options when it comes to keep in touch and staying up to date with your friends. Allison Nassour provides a great overview in this post.
Read more from Girl’s Guide to Social Media: Facebook News Feed Overhaul. Benefits and Your Control.
f8 Keynote Video
Yesterday, Facebook’s f8 developer conference took place in San Francisco. There were lots of announcement and explanations. Watch this video of the keynote for more.
Read more from Entrepreneur: Facebook Has Lots to Share at f8
More from f8
If you don’t have an hour and a half to watch the f8 keynote video (watch at least the first 5 minutes for a laugh!), read through this recap of what was covered at f8 and what it means for your Facebook account.
Read more from Search Engine Land: New Facebook Features From F8 Include Timeline, “Liking As A Verb,” & More Engaging Apps
One of the most talked about features coming soon on Facebook is the Timeline, the new way profiles will be displayed. This is a lot to digest for Facebook users who are used to the current setup, so it’s a good thing we have a few weeks to get accustomed to it. See what the Timeline is all about in this article.
Read more from Simply Zesty: Facebook’s New Timeline – Exclusive Behind The Scenes Photos And Video Demo
With the new subscribe button, you can now subscribe to public updates posted on user profiles, and allow your public updates to be subscribed to by non-friends. John Haydon put together a great recap on what you need to know about using the subscribe feature.
Read more from John Haydon: How to activate Facebook’s new Subscribe Button (and what it means)