Fb has been teasing a brand new design for its desktop web site since final 12 months’s F8, however to date, solely a choose few customers have been capable of entry it. That’s now altering: Fb informed TechCrunch that “beginning right now, nearly all of individuals could have entry to the brand new desktop design.” This features a nifty new darkish mode too.
That mentioned, the characteristic isn’t merely being compelled on customers but. TechCrunch says in the intervening time the characteristic is opt-in; you possibly can entry it by going to Fb.com’s settings menu and tapping “see new Fb.” In the mean time you possibly can nonetheless revert to the outdated Fb if you happen to don’t prefer it, so it’s not a everlasting change.
Whereas I’m not seeing the choice for the brand new design but, a number of individuals I do know do. As a recap, right here’s what it appears like in darkish mode:
And in boring outdated mild mode:
As you possibly can inform, it’s fairly a bit nearer to the cellular app and Messenger designs; it’s a way more unified aesthetic. There’s much less visible litter general and navigation is a little more streamlined. In keeping with TechCrunch, the house web page and transitions load extra shortly too.
It’s Fb‘s greatest redesign in years. Cue the inevitable complains as soon as Fb makes the change everlasting.