Facebook prototypes a swipeable hybrid carousel of feed posts & Stories

Facebook prototypes a swipeable hybrid carousel of feed posts & Stories

April 15th, 2019|Tags: |

On Monday April 15, 2019, Josh Constine at TechCrunch wrote:
Feed and Stories unite! Facebook is so eager to preempt the shift to Stories that it might even let us use the same interface of horizontally swipeable cards to sift through News Feed posts. If users won’t scroll down any more, Facebook’s ad business could take a huge hit. But by allowi…

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