Facebook Goes Old School With New List Feature

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The Facebook Lists feature enables you to create lists of different things such as travel plans or even a daily to-do list to let more people know what's on your mind. To make it an eye-catching post on others' feed, you can add colors and emojis.

Rumors of a possible list-creation feature appeared last month when the company appeared to be testing it among select users. Like other recent additions and changes to the News Feed, Lists was created to encourage "meaningful connections between people rather than passive consumption of content", Facebook said.

Starting Tuesday, the social network is rolling out itemized lists that you can post as you would a status update.

However, with the rollout of Lists, Facebook is running the risk of people flooding the News Feed with boring or annoying updates that turn people off the site.


Facebook is continuously improving its News Feed to provide users with the most relevant content.

For now, the ability to create Lists is only available on Android. iOS users will be able to view Lists on their phones, but can't currently create them. But one problem with that strategy is that people have been posting less personal content over the years. It predicts that the platform will lose 2.1 million more younger users in the U.S. Despite the decline, eMarketer predicts overall U.S. audience growth for Facebook over the next few years. Do you think it will make Facebook more personal? " box. At the bottom of the screen, you will see the usual options, like Photo/Video, Tag Friends, Check In, Go Live, etc". Like we said, this is just the latest update to the status feature that Facebook has introduced in recent times. When you are happy with your list, tap the Share button in the top-right corner.

It is the first major update for the status option after the social networking site had launched coloured backgrounds. Unlike many online publications, we don't have a paywall or run banner advertising, because we want to keep our journalism open, without influence or the need to chase traffic.

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