Facebook Omits Discussion and Review Tabs From Pages


Apparently, After major transformation into personal profile section a lot of changes are going to take place at Facebook pages. Few days earlier, at F8 developer’s conference, Company indicated about more changes which will take place in coming days. The work has been started with the introduction of pages’ analytics and continue with the removal of ‘Reviews’ and ‘Discussion’ tabs from its page’s sidebar. It will completely stop showing by October 31st 2011.

However, this news will disappoint users as well as admins as they interact with the brands, products as well as with their Favorite Artists via Facebook pages. Where as admins use to upgrade their pages to increase the number of comments, likes and viewers.

On Facebook page, discussions tabs act as a forum where users can trigger new discussions on a hot-shot topic related to daily happenings, gadgets, technology, and mobile apps. They look for the comments as well as reviews by other members. The major problem was the manual updation of the discussions and check the discussion tab as there is no highlight has been provided for intimation. But discussion tab also enables members to provide rating on a scale of 1 to 5.

According to Facebook, “We’ve found that the best way to encourage conversation and feedback is through posts and comments on your Wall. We’ve removed these tabs for now as we work on tools to help you moderate and filter content. Our goal is to help you can manage everything from one powerful place”

The above line reflects that comments and posts will take place of ‘Discussion’ and ‘Reviews’ on users’ wall.

Let’s see how the users will be influenced in favor or in against of Facebook? Readers please give your views about changes in Facebook

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