VKontakte announces a large-scale update of the mobile application

The social network VKontakte will conduct a global update of its own mobile application, which will take place in several stages, the press service of the service told socialbites.ca. First of all, we are talking about updating the news feed.

“Feed received a new design that focuses on live media formats and users’ need to get information quickly. Particular attention is paid to aesthetic presentation and content, first of all, to friends and community posts that are most requested by the user, ”says VKontakte.

The new feed will feature three image formats that make a multi-image post look smoother even when viewed from different types of devices. At the same time, additional attachments in publications have been made more compact so as not to distract the user.

A photo of the author will be displayed on posts and posts on behalf of users in communities. In addition, you can now mark “Like” with two taps. It is indicated that when scrolling the feed, which friend “likes” this or that post will not be shown, so that users are not embarrassed by their reaction.

“The global update of the application combines our many years of experience and is a reflection of how we see the future of VKontakte, laying the foundation for the implementation of progressive features that we have planned and the introduction of new advanced technologies. Also, the update will be a response to requests from users who join our platform this year and prefer a simple interface with emphasis on content.”

Testing of the updated feed has already started, some of the viewers will soon have access to the new design of the app.

Previously became awareHe said that VKontakte will begin to warn users about scammers in chats.



Source: Gazeta

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