Fb’s newest standalone app allows you to dive proper into Teams
Prepare for yet one more Fb app. The social networking big has simply introduced its fifth new app of the yr courtesy of its Artistic Labs division — the others have been Paper, Slingshot, Mentions and Rooms — and this time it is focus is Fb’s Teams, which the corporate says has round seven hundred million customers each month. As you may think, the standalone Teams app (out there at the moment for each Android and iOS) provides a extra direct means of interacting with the web communities inside Fb’s partitions. As an alternative of getting to dig by means of the primary Fb app’s menu settings to handle your Teams, the brand new app enables you to see all of them at a look the second you launch it, together with your ceaselessly engaged ones slotted proper on the prime. The design seems to be far more intuitive, with a cleaner and easier look general.
Making a brand new Group is as straightforward as tapping “Create” and going by way of the tutorial, however in the event you’d slightly be a part of one which’s already established, you possibly can peruse the Uncover tab, the place you will see instructed Teams based mostly on standards like favored Pages, your folks’ teams and your location. And, identical to on the primary Fb app, you’ll sustain with what’s new with notifications, which you’ll be able to advantageous-tune so that you see simply those you need. In case you’re involved that a standalone Teams app may imply the function will splinter off a la Messenger, do not fret. Zuckerberg and crew are retaining it proper the place it’s in the primary app, the place you possibly can entry it as part of the Information Feed identical to earlier than, they usually even promise to enhance the expertise over time. However for those who’re a member of a dozen totally different Teams and need a greater approach to deal with all of them, you — and the remainder of your on-line cohorts — may need to give the brand new app a shot.
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