Facebook project manager Aigerim Shorman announced that the new features will allow users to share “what’s going on in their life [and] what’s important to them now in more expressive ways.”
As the most downloaded app of all time, Facebook has decided to step their game up a notch by allowing users to upload motion pictures to their profile pages.
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Additional changes that were recently announced include: pinned feature photos to your profile page, better visibility for About sections, a new 100 character biography section, temporary profile pictures, and a new mobile-centric design.
Facebook project manager Aigerim Shorman announced that the new features will allow users to share “what’s going on in their life [and] what’s important to them now in more expressive ways.” The goal is to start exploring ways in which people can craft their identifies in online spaces by allowing more methods of sharing biographical information in a more mobile centric way.
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Facebook is in the midst of testing out these new features on a small number of iPhone users in California and the UK, with hopes of releasing them to more people in the near future.
Shorman wrote on the launch of the new project: "We believe these improvements to profile will give people more ways to connect and share with each other, and express themselves in meaningful ways. We can’t wait to see how people use them."