This is how Facebook’s new desktop design looks (and how you can restore the old Facebook))

Someone at Facebook appears to have flipped a swap as customers from throughout the world are beginning to get invited to strive the new Facebook design on the desktop.

Facebook revealed plans to revamp the desktop model of the social media website final yr. The firm needed to make issues much less convoluted, simpler to make use of, and introduce new options resembling a darkish mode for the total website.

Back then, Facebook needed to launch the new model earlier than March 2020 and it seems that the rollout has began.  Invited customers see a small notification at the high on Facebook that invitations them to strive the new Facebook design. Note that the notification vanishes when you reload or navigate away.

Facebook shows a brief intro about a few of the new options (gentle and darkish mode can be chosen proper then and there).

regular facebook design new

The new interface makes use of a responsive design that shows content material primarily based on display screen width and different parameters. If the width of the browser window is adequate, Facebook shows a conventional however closely modified three column design.

The design options rounded corners and is extra colourful than the present design of desktop Facebook. Text seems bigger and there is extra grayspace; this will likely result in prolonged scrolling periods as much less content material is displayed at a time on the seen a part of the display screen.

Zooming in or out, or altering the dimension of the browser window might assist show extra content material on the display screen at the identical time.

The icon bar at the high offers fast entry to  varied sections on the website together with the homepage, movies, market, teams, and gaming.

The new design looks like this when you open a Facebook Page.

new facebook design wide

Notice that Facebook shows a two column design when the browser width is too small. Which column it shows will depend on the web page you are on. If you are looking your own home feed, you get to see the feed and the proper column with its contacts.

A click on on the new menu icon (three horizontal bars) shows the hyperlinks of the lacking left sidebar.

Switch between gentle and darkish mode

facebook dark mode

The new Facebook design helps a light-weight and darkish mode. You can swap between each modes simply at any time doing the following:

  1. Select Menu.
  2. Toggle Dark Mode which is displayed in the menu as an possibility.

The change is on the spot and the web page is both displayed utilizing a darkish colour scheme or a light-weight one relying on the state of the Dark Mode swap.

How to return to Classic Facebook

facebook switch to classic design

Facebook customers who’ve tried the new design of the website already might need to return to the traditional model; this is doable presently but it surely is very doubtless that Facebook will take away that possibility finally from the website.

To restore traditional Facebook, do the following:

  1. Select Menu (a click on or faucet on the profile icon in the high proper nook).
  2. There you ought to see a “Switch to Classic Facebook” possibility. Activate that to return.

Now You: how do you like the new Facebook design?

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