Facebook is running a pilot program, one that allows users to switch between Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram at the tap of one button. A move that will make the social network giant have a cohesive experience across its multiple platforms.
The new feature consolidates notifications from Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram all in one place, the Facebook app. All these changes are meant to keep you (users) hooked on Facebook for as long as possible. No doubt it will make checking on notification a whole lot easier. At the same time, it would also be a tad faster to get rid of those annoying red badges.
This feature is a pilot program and thus only available to only a handful of users before Facebook rolls it out to everyone. To check if you are among the list of users selected for this test program, update your Facebook app and check the right corner of your newsfeed for a circle icon.
This circle should show you all your unread notification; from Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger. When you tap on it, you should have the option of switching between Facebook, Instagram, …read more