Facebook Testing New Version of Secondary Categories in News Feed?

Facebook began testing secondary categories within its mobile News Feed in December, and a redesigned version was spotted in the wild.

Facebook began testing secondary categories within its mobile News Feed in December, and a redesigned version was spotted in the wild.

Reader Guillaume Baratte shared a host of screenshots from Facebook’s flagship Android application with SocialTimes, displaying the various options for customizing categories and pages to be featured.

Baratte pointed out that he had not seen any ads within News Feed categories.

These are stories within News Feed tagged with categories:

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Here, users can select their favorite subcategories:

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And here, users can choose which categories will be displayed in their News Feeds:

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Readers: Would you like to see Facebook roll this out globally?