• Facebook Is Testing a Stories Feature That Might Get Your Friends to Actually Show Up to Events

    7 monthes ago - By Fortune

    In an era during which noncommittal RSVPs have turned into the social norm, Facebook is testing a new feature that aims to virtually encourage your friends to attend events in real life.
    On Monday, Facebook announced that it's going to let users share events that they are interesting in going to on their Stories so that they can gauge interest and coordinate attendance with their friends. According to The Verge , “The stories will come with tappable stickers for revealing event details, and friends can toggle themselves as ‘interested' or ‘going' to the event right from within the story...
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  • Facebook adds the option to share events to Stories, message friends ‘interested' in going

    Facebook adds the option to share events to Stories, message friends ‘interested' in going

    7 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Facebook wants to make it easier for users share events and coordinate with friends before the event's start. The company this morning said it will test a new feature that lets users share those events they're interested in attending to their Story, then make plans to meet up with friends who also plan to attend.
    The test will involve a new option to “Share to Your Story” that appears when you visit an event's page on Facebook. If shared, friends will see a tappable sticker within your Story that includes the event details, and lets friends respond that they're also “interested” right from...
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