Facebook is testing a new status update option that lets you tell everyone how you’re feeling, what you’re watching, and if you’re drinking.
Facebook’s database of you, your friends, and the entire world is going grow as a result, as will the degree of intelligence built into the social network. And yes, so will Facebook’s monetization options.
Facebook has launched a new set of actions to help app developers and Facebook members post about things they are doing, such as reading books, watching a movie, or biking.
Following in the steps of its “actions,” Facebook on Wednesday introduced a new Timeline tool for third-party applications called action links. These customizable links will appear below an app’s post on your timeline or news feed alongside the links for Like and Comment. You’ll start to see the new links immediately on full web versions of Facebook, but they’re not on mobile.
Editor's Pick It’s the worst-kept secret on the Internet: Facebook Actions, a new way of interacting with apps, content, and brands, are coming to the social network.