My biggest problem with Facebook is the fact that I have to read through a whole lot of “Like” links, stupid updates that tell me nothing and other information from my friends feeds, just to pay closer attention to those friends I actually want to be following.
Sure I could delete friends I don’t talk to on a regular basis or just hide certain friends messages from appearing on my feed, but then I might miss something important down the road. Thankfully, Facebook is now looking to make it easier to stalk…ummm, I mean follow certain friends.
The new feature, called “Subscribe to (person)” creates a separate feed for each subscribed user, that information is then sent to a separate notification screen so you know when the messages you actually want to receive have arrived.
TYPES OF INFORMATION YOU MIGHT LEARN ABOUT YOUR FRIENDS
Want to know if a friend used Facebook Places to check-in somewhere? Want to find out what your BFF said today? It’s no problem with Facebook’s new option. Basically you know EVERYTHING your friends do on the social networking website, aside from sending private messages and you know that information without having to search out their profile all the time to check up on their activities. [Read more…]