Facebook Lists are about to make your news feed way more annoying

Facebook Lists are about to make your news feed way more annoying

Facebook Lists are about to make your news feed way more annoying

For now, the list feature is only available for users on Android. iPhone users will be able to view lists but can't create them yet.

Users can create their own lists with colored backgrounds, and decorate them with emoji.

You'll soon find the new option to create a list in your status update box at the top of your Facebook feed.

As the name implies this is a very straightforward feature, where users can now post a list of things as a status update. The new feature, that was launched on Tuesday and is said to start rolling out more broadly soon, is Facebook's latest attempt to get users to share more personal content to their timeline.

To encourage constructive conversations, Facebook makes it easy for friends to copy each other's lists and offer their own opinions on the rankings via the comments section. Like we said, this is just the latest update to the status feature that Facebook has introduced in recent times. Like other recent additions and changes to the News Feed, Lists was created to encourage "meaningful connections between people rather than passive consumption of content", Facebook said. The company is calling this new feature as "Lists".

Facebook changed its algorithm earlier this year to "prioritize posts that spark conversations and meaningful interactions between people" while demoting public posts from businesses and publishers.

To post a List to your Facebook News Feed, open the Facebook app tap on the "What's on your mind?". A recent eMarketer report indicates that Facebook lost approximately 2.8 million US users aged under 25 years in 2017.

But Facebook is still the world's dominant social network by far, drawing in more than two billion users ever single month - around a third of the world's population.

Note: If you don't see these options, tap the "Add to your post" option to expand the menu. But over the years, Facebook's News Feed has filled with videos, links, news, memes, updates from Facebook Pages, and, of course, ads. To make it an eye-catching post on others' feed, you can add colors and emojis.