Facebook Is Testing a Pinterest-Like Feature Called Sets

Sets are Pinterest-like themed collections that include status updates, photos, videos and links

Now Facebook is borrowing from Pinterest
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Facebook took a break from imitating Snapchat and LinkedIn to imitate Pinterest.

The social network confirmed that it is testing Sets, Pinterest-like themed collections that include status updates, photos, videos and links, and that can be shared with all friends or specific friends.

The Next Web director of social media Matt Navarra shared screenshots of the feature from Blake Tsuzaki.

A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the test of Sets, saying in an email to Social Pro Daily, “We’re testing a way for people to create sets of specific posts, photos and videos for just the friends that want to follow along.”

According to the social network, users in the test group will see the option to create a Set and choose a theme, and the privacy settings default to friends via users’ Timelines and News Feed. Friends default to following Sets, but they can choose to unfollow and only see Sets on their creators’ Timelines.

Facebook is also testing the option of making Sets available to only a group of friends selected by their creators.