Facebook Steps Up News Game With Save For Later Feature

Following Login Changes, Facebook Extends Social Login Dominance

Saved items are personal, meaning they won’t appear to your friends unless you choose to share them. See also: Facebook’s News Feed: What Changed and Why You can save an item in News Feed by clicking the drop down menu in the post’s upper righthand corner. If a user is looking at a place or music Page, a new “Save” tab will appear just under that Page’s profile photo. Users can then re-visit their saved items using the “More” tab on mobile, or by hitting the “Saved” link on lefthand rail of the desktop version.

Facebook Save is rolling out on iOS, Android and web over the next few days. “Some of the announcements they made at the last F8 probably made an impact there,” Salyer said. “I think the majority of the impact is really coming from the increased transparency and control for consumers.” Gigya isn’t alone in its findings. Additional login data from Janrain, another software company with social login integration products, found that Facebook added market share in Q2 for the first time in a year and a half, extending its lead over Google+. Logins are important for Facebook, as they help ensure users won’t be deserting the service any time soon. If you rely on your Facebook email and password combination for all your other apps, it’s likely you’ll keep you Facebook activated.

Facebook’s new feature “saves” interesting news for later – CBS News

Now, Facebook has announced a new feature called “Save” that allows users to save interesting links privately to read later. Whether on mobile or web, if Facebook users see an item they wish to access later, they can do so by clicking “More” and then hitting “Save.” Not only applicable to links, users can save places, music, television shows and so on. Saved items will automatically be grouped by category. They can be accessed on through the “More” tab on mobile or the “Saved” link on the left hand side of their homepage.


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