Facebook’s re-design is getting some tweaking.
After a deluge of negative feedback and accusations the social media giant was trying to become more “twitter-like”, Facebook Product Director Christopher Cox unveiled the changes in his blog on Thursday.
The changes already in the works include:
Live Updating: You won’t have to refresh the page to see what’s new. Photo tags: Facebook will add photos tagged with a person’s friends to her stream. Applications: Users will have the ability to cut down on the application-related content that’s showing up in streams. Highlights: This section in the right-hand column will update more frequently and show more content so it’ll be more like the old News Feed. Requests: Friend requests and event invites will be moved to the top of the right-hand column so they’re more prominent. Friends lists: Users will be able to create a new list of friends with which to filter their streams.
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