Facebook is Not Just a Social Media Website Anymore

Facebook has been providing a mishmash of features to its users making sure that they get the best of the kind on the platform. Facebook is rolling out many new features on its app that will give the ease of doing many creative and useful activities. Facebook will depend on your social circle and acquaintances to help you know different types of stuff from their end.

These new features will enable the users to discover a lot of things to do and prepare their plans remaining within the app.

“This is not a new problem; this is not a new idea,”

stated Andrew Bosworth Facebook VP of ads,

“We’re almost worse off now than we were ten years ago,”

he stated.

“Now, it’s a very mobile dominated landscape, so I’m using one series of apps to figure out what exists and another series of apps to see if those things are good.”

The tool of recommendations will help to get ideas from your friends on various suggestions like being on holiday somewhere. This feature will turn on its suggestion links and display them on a map that is embedded in the post. Facebook wants its platform to serve many more purposes than just messaging. It has recently got other new features like instant games and FB camera. By doing so, Facebook is making sure that it will lead in the market and this new feature is seen as original improvisation from the social media giant. The users can enjoy and discover things remaining within one app. Facebook doesn’t want you to leave its platform for other purposes.

With the Assistance of suggestive artificial intelligence Technology, it will predict your mood and plans and comes back with information that you might require during your texting. It will suggest things to the keywords like recommendations, “what should I do now?” The users just have to tell Facebook that you want input on a topic update using such statements or phrases. Facebook will prompt you to turn on recommendations and take you to your required information automatically.

You can click on the embedded map to have zoomed view on locations that your friends are tagged with. You will also get to see the same thing on Yelp. You discover many ideas with the company of your acquaintances.

You can do the same thing using other tools, like if you visit any shopping page on the app, for example purchasing a particular item, Facebook will suggest you, where you can get it. You can make an appointment using Facebook with many professionals from the respective pages. The social media giant has associated with service scheduler like Home Advisor to make things easier for users to get booking of different events.

This new feature will also enable one to have information on different events. You can buy tickets, get bookings for events, and get all your things on one platform. It will suggest events on the basis of your interests and you get to see what your friends are doing at their end.

Facebook wants its users to get everything being on the same platform. This feature is expected to gravitate the users and keep them engaged with Facebook. One can get information, localized events bookings, playing instant games, etc. being on Facebook now. Facebook wants to act as a hub for all these activities besides texting. So it is association with many search service providers to make sure that the users get the best from the professional services. You can do various things being on the social media website, like ordering for home delivery of stuff, fix an appointment with the doctors, play instant games and see what your friends are doing and then plan together. Well! This is the whole bunch of activities one can do being on Facebook now.

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Written by Imran
Mr. Imran is a faculty in English and a linguistic by profession. His articles, short stories, and poems are regularly published in newspapers. He is also an analyst of international news and magazines.