Anytime one inputs his Facebook username and password on the Facebook website and clicks on “login”, Facebook homepage appears first. It is the first point of call before you can see other features of the account. The Facebook homepage presents users with personalized newsfeed in its middle section and links to the other interesting facebook features.
How facebook operates might be confusing to new users but all is about communication. So it’s paramount to know the major communication tools. The Facebook interface is simple to operate but can be hard to understand by newbies. There are lots of homepage features and other features that can be accessed through the homepage.
Unique features of facebook homepage
- Newsfeed – your news feed is a continuous stream of updates from your friends that appears below your status box. Each time you sign in, the homepage displays all the updates of your friends since the last time you signed in through the news feed. It highlights information that includes profile changes, upcoming events, birthdays and so on. Each user sees a different news feed based on the number of friends, who they are and what they are posting. It can include videos, photos, recordings, and text.
- Timeline – this was known for a long time as “profile” or “wall” area but facebook recently renamed it “timeline”. Each user has a separate page that is all about themselves. You can click on your name on the homepage and see your timeline.
- Publisher box – on the desktop version, this box says “what’s on your mind” but on the Facebook mobile app, it says “write something “. This is just where you update your activities.
- Ticker – this is the time feed of the activities or what your friends are doing on Facebook. It appears in a small scrolling box in the right side of your homepage.
How do you access the facebook homepage?
Once you go to the Facebook website, enter your username and password and click on “login” button. The first page that opens is your own homepage. To access a friend’s homepage, go to the search area on top of your own homepage and enter your friend’s name. Then click the search button and your friend’s homepage will open. On the other hand, if your friend updated any information on your homepage recently, just click on his name and his homepage opens.
There are lots of features on facebook homepage. Other features include the search area, favorite, friends, groups, Apps, events, notifications and lots more. You can just login and explore.