Facebook is testing the application with the elements of the “real” design

Facebook is testing the application with the elements of the "real" design

Facebook app for a long time displeased those who would like to design Android-uniformity of application. But the largest social network goes his own way rather slowly change direction. However, a small number of users received an updated version of the popular social application in which one feels at least a small effect of so-called “real” design (concept of construction and design of the user interfaces of modern applications and websites Google).

In particular, there was a floating button action. Until a complete rethinking of Facebook for Android in the framework of the recommendations Google still far away, but in the application, for example, disappeared bottom panel. The appearance of the action buttons just will get rid of the bottom panel, with which users are familiar current mobile version of Facebook.

Facebook is testing the application with the elements of the "real" design

By clicking appeared in the “real version» Facebook button, the user can now select the usual options: “Status”, “Photos”, “Where are you”. This approach allows more efficient use of screen space, bringing it more useful information and fewer controls (although calls for an action to perform two touch, not one).

It is, apparently, changes the interface Android-Facebook applications on the server side – the fact that the APK file users updated version is no different from the current assembly applications. I should add that these changes may never become available to the public – Facebook is constantly experimenting with different interfaces, and not all of these experiments are widely distributed.

Facebook is testing the application with the elements of the “real” design updated: February 16, 2015 author: Jonathan Davis