Now anyone could be a blogger utilizing Fb Notes
Fb introduced a host of modifications to its Notes function on Friday. Notes initially appeared on the location as a way for customers to put in writing prolonged entries (not in contrast to Engadget’s personal Public Entry) although it by no means actually caught on with the consumer base. Nevertheless, the replace transforms Notes right into a tiny CMS inside the Fb ecosystem. Modifications embrace the power so as to add cowl artwork, caption pictures, resize inline photographs and format textual content.
You’ll be able to see the distinction between the 2 iterations within the picture above. As an alternative of the usual wall of plaintext that longform Fb posts have historically eschewed, the extra formatting makes the entries a lot simpler to learn and digest. And although the modifying function is solely net-based mostly, the brand new Notes do seem on cellular as nicely.
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Excellent news, Engadget peoples! We’re making a single login system for each our product database and feedback. The primary a part of that transition is a brand new commenting system, launching on September twenty eighth. You’ll get to maintain your present consumer identify (so long as it doesn’t include invalid characters, during which case you’ll should undergo a number of additional steps to make the switch), and all of your previous feedback will ultimately (not instantly) migrate with you.