Facebook Tests New Story Post Format

By Justin Lafferty Comment

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Facebook is testing a new post format, called a story, that allows users to upload a photo album that displays as an automatically-playing slideshow on News Feed.

Facebook confirmed to SocialTimes that this is a test:

We’re testing a new way to view albums on Facebook.

The format looks somewhat similar to the annual “year in review” type posts that Facebook makes available to users, where the post is a scrollable collection of images.

When shown in News Feed, the main image changes to different pictures within the album.

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Facebook did not say when or if this would be made more widely available.

Readers: What do you think of this story post format?