Fb checks Information Feed-solely posts that keep away from your Timeline
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With the ability to cover a Fb replace after it posts is not solely new, however the social community is testing a method to let customers hold issues from ever hitting their Timeline. A “Cover From Your Timeline” checkbox will permit you to solely publish one thing within the Information Feed, with out the necessity to take away it afterwards. CNET stories that any publish you retain off your Timeline will nonetheless present up in search outcomes they usually’ll be listed alongside your different exercise on the “Your Posts” web page that solely you’ll be able to view. The function seems to obtainable for a choose few on the internet, and Fb is not saying when or if it’s going to be a everlasting addition.
We reached out to the corporate on the matter and it provided the next assertion:
“The Timeline in your profile is a superb place to see a complete historical past of your Fb posts. We have heard suggestions that typically, chances are you’ll need to share a publish with family and friends by way of Information Feed and never have that submit be displayed in your Timeline. The power to cover a submit out of your Timeline already exists, and at present we’re testing a function that may make it even simpler to regulate the place your posts stay by supplying you with the choice to publish a submit solely to Information Feed and to not your Timeline”
Fb is letting customers create posts that ONLY present up in Information Feed and Search, however NOT on their profile timeline pic.twitter.com/9MAM7UcwPk
— Matt Navarra ⭐️ (@MattNavarra) June 6, 2016