Instagram Stories, which was open to all users last year, can also be featured soon on Facebook. A new feature called Favorites, tested on Facebook, allows users to add specific contacts to the list of friends.
With this feature, users can share their Facebook stories only with their close friends via Messenger. In the same way, users can send camera-based messages to their close friends via Messenger.
Known for discovering hidden features in apps Jane Manchun Wong & # 39; s This new feature, which he found until now, was hiding in Facebook's Android application code. The screenshots shared by Wong show how posts are shared via Messenger and how to create a friends list.
Facebook / Messenger tests the "Favorites" list for articles
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– Jane Manchun Wong (wongmjane) November 21, 2019
Add that you can edit up to 10 contacts that you have added to your Close Friends list and evaluate the suggestions of the algorithm. For the moment, the functionality is limited to messaging, but it is likely that Facebook Stories will become a sharing tool with a certain audience.
A Facebook official confirmed that it was a prototype developed by the Messenger team. He described the Favorites feature as a quick way to share with some people. It is possible to say that the Fcaebook is focused on close friends and confidentiality, as this new feature said together at this year's F8 conference.