Facebook Updated An Awesome Feature – Interest Lists
November 30, 2012 by
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Recently Facebook rolls an awaited awesome feature – Interest List. The feature should be launched before but it publicly available now. As it sounds this feature enable to creating new Lists according to users Interest on any topic/Interest from pages, subscriptions, and friends, also allows to subscribing to existing list by other users according to users interest. Now, you can get rid of the annoying News-feed and can create your own personalized newsfeed with your favorite topics. Interest List allows to create lists on the basis of subscriptions you subscribed, pages you liked and friends. You can make your custom list by adding people from the subscriptions tab, adding your liked pages from Pages tab and can also choose your friends from the friends tab to get your personalized updates from all of them at one place. Isn’t that amazing feature?
How To Create Your Own Custom Interest List
#1 Go to Add Interest Lists page and click Create List.
#2 Now, you will be shown a pop window asking for adding people and pages from the given three tabs. Subscription tab includes the people whom you subscribed,pages tab includes the pages that you liked and friends tab includes your friends.After selecting them click Next to continue.
Note: You can add them later too.
#3 After step 2, a new window will shown asking for List Name and the Privacy option choice for your List. Selecting Public will make it publicly available and any user can subscribe to it whereas in Friends only your FB friends can check and Subscribe to it, but in Only me the list remains to you only i.e no other can see & subscribe to it. So, choose privacy according to your preferences.
List Owner have also option to select the type of updates to show in the list. To choose just click drop down Manage List and Choose Update types. You can also change the List Notifications setting from the same drop down menu.
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You can also Subscribe to existing lists created on Facebook by other Facebook users to get the updates from the particular list. To search for the lists according to your Interest just go to Interest Lists and search for the topic you want to follow.
Bonus Tip : You can add any particular list to your favorite box that is usually on the left side of homepage to easily access your favorite lists. To add any lists/Group/Page to your favorite box just hover it,and click on the pencil button and Add to Favorites You have also the option of rearrange items in your favorite box, just hover on any of them in your favorite box and click Rearrange and move it where you wants.