Facebook is always coming up with something new to engage more users on its platform and is finding ways to connect people in real time to have a consistent interaction.
What feature has been spotted?
It has been seen that there is a new ‘Active’ indicator that comes over a profile when the user is online. The feature is under testing and have been seen by few users lately.
The other feature
Facebook is also showing some users when the other commenters or their friends are online.
Page Admin alerts have also been detected when a Page Admin is active.
How this prompts more communication?
This indicators suggests that users are eager in engaging in a conversation when they see that their friends are active. People carry on conversation over the static image live streams and discuss over the current themes. Recently, LinkedIn also came up with the active status for users on their application.