Facebook Test’s New Feature

Facebook has unveiled a new ’subscribe’ feature for select users for testing purpose that will allow users to get notifications and alerts whenever a friend updates their profile.

Facebook is testing a new feature known as “subscribe feature” that will allow users to get notifications whenever another Facebook user uses the social-networking site to update their status or share photos with friends. The new feature will Facebook users to select which friends or family members they want to receive “alerts” from whenever there is any activity on their Facebook profile.

This new feature which is rolled out to select user to test their responses has led to widespread criticism from critics who call it a stalking tool. They fear that it night be mi-used by people and are hoping that the feature comes with an option to accept or not.

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Posted on September 6, 2010, in Social and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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