Facebook’s Testing New Page Labels To Provide More Context On Posts


Facebook is working on providing more information on posts, specifically those related to politics, with a test of new labels which describes if the page is a ‘public official’, a ‘fan page’, or a ‘satire page’.


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As seen in the above image, the new labels will be shown under the Page title on posts, which will give instant information as to why the page be posting about what it is which might help reduce confusion. Facebook posts certainly can prompt heated debate, with information playing a huge role.


Considering this, it could be a valuable addition and it does make sense in providing an additional context where possible and this seems to be a simple approach to counter those instances. Facebook as of now testing the new labels with a small group of people in the US.

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