Late last year Facebook let it slip that there was a pages redesign coming, they have now officialy confirmed this by launching pages upgrades. The upgrades makes pages appear more like the new Facebook profile layout.
The Old Layout…
The New Layout…
Some of the new features are…
The most recent photos that you post to your Wall or photos that you tag your Page in will appear here. This area will not include any photos posted by your fans.
The navigation links (that were formally tabs) are now on the left under the profile picture, just like on personal profiles.
Additional Wall Filters
Pages now have two Wall filters. You can show posts by your page and top posts from Everyone, a new way for people to see the most interesting stories first. Admins have additional filters for viewing posts on pages.
Pages Can Now Interact As Pages
Pages now have the flexibility to interact with the other areas of Facebook as a page. Facebook is also offering the following upgrades:
- Get notifications when fans interact with your page or posts
- See activity from the pages you like in your news feed
- Like other pages and feature them on your page
- Make comments as your page on other pages
New Settings For Pages
You can set defaults for your email notifications and how you post to your page – as yourself or your page. You can also select which featured pages appear in the left column.
To update your pages to the new layout, or just take a tour of the new features click here.