Facebook is testing a new feature to encourage conversations



Facebook really, really wants you to talk to your friends.

The company is testing a new feature — “What friends are talking about” — in some News FeedsMashable spotted it Friday in the Android version of Facebook’s mobile app, though it’s possible other users on different platforms may have seen it earlier.

The feature collects posts from your friends in a special section of your News Feed, just a little bit down from the top, and highlights how many comments the content received from other people. It’s roughly the size of one image post in your News Feed, meaning you get a little more bang for your buck.  Read more…

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