Facebook tests notifications prompting fans of celebrities to join chats

BX1VzbtCQAEDMh_Facebook occasionally tests different types of notifications. According to BuzzFeed, the site is prompting users to check out the Facebook Live sessions through the notification system. A reader noticed that she had a notification on Facebook, suggesting that she go check out a live question-and-answer session by soccer star David Beckham, whose page she likes.

A Facebook spokesperson told BuzzFeed that the site is, “testing various notification types to help people discover content that might be relevant to them.”

Readers: Have you seen this kind of notification?

 

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