Facebook tests Follow and Review buttons on pages

ReviewButtonKRDS

Facebook appears to be testing some new buttons on pages, allowing users to follow a page (without liking) or review it with one click. The “Follow” button appears to work similar to the function for profiles, which would put page updates in News Feed, but not show up as a public like.

These changes were first noticed by Matteo Gamba of Wimdu and Guillaume Baratte of KRDS.

Gamba noticed that the page for Wimdu had a button allowing non-fans to follow the page. It doesn’t appear that a user who follows the page would appear in the like counts, meaning a user could do this to receive updates from a page without being connected. It also seems like it’s a way for users to have that page’s content in their News Feed without being fair game to be used in page like ads.

imageOnce a user has liked a page, however, there is now the option to leave a quick review. Previously, this was below the main tab bar and within the timeline for a place-based page.

image-1Readers: Would you like to see these features rolled out globally?

Photo credit Wimdu and KRDS.

 

 

Social Media 101

Mediabistro Course

Social Media 101

Get hands-on social media training for beginners! Starting November 10, hear from our expert speakers on the  best practices for getting set up on the major social media platforms, how to create meaningful content, and engage with your audience across sites. Register now!

 

Leave a Reply

Get the latest news in your inbox
interested in advertising with inside facebook?

Social Media Jobs
of the Day

Social Media Account Manager for Beauty PR Agency

Creative Media Marketing
New York, NY

Director of Digital Strategy

Beauty Public Relations Agency
New York, NY

Social Media Associate

Petrol Advertising
Burbank, CA

Social Media Manager

Aeon Media
San Francisco, CA

Account Executive- Healthcare PR and Social Media

Berry & Company Public Relations
New York, NY

Featured Company

Join leading companies like this one and recruit from the nation's top media job seekers on the Mediabistro Job Board. Every job post comes with our satisfaction guarantee. Learn More
 

Our Sponsors

Mediabistro A division of Prometheus Global Media home | site map | advertising/sponsorships | careers | contact us | help courses | browse jobs | freelancers | content | member benefits | reprints & permissions terms of use | privacy policy Copyright © 2014 Mediabistro Inc. call (212) 389-2000 or email us