In recent weeks, the Facebook application asking the emergence of the latest icon perched on the “Home”. Icons with rocket shape is present in the middle of the icon “News Feed” and “Friends”. So, what is the function of the icon?
An icon with the name of “Rocket Feed” that serves as a feature that offers the latest news feed page type. The difference with the standard news feed, Rocket Feed displays the most popular posts from your account page or fanpage that has not been in touch with the user.
The new feature is known only appear on Android devices. Party Facebook explained, Rocket Feed offering local content uploaded by the geographic location where the users live.
So, any kind of posts that appear on the page Rocket Feeds will come from your profile or page that is located not far from the user.
This feature is actually similar to the Explore tab owned Instagram. With a specially developed algorithm, Explore Tab allows users to explore a post from another account that has not been the follow, post found also sorted by interest of the user.
Take, for example, when the user is often like photos or videos themed scenery, posts that appear in the Explore tab automatically also the theme of the scenery.
Rocket Feed is not the only feature the latest Facebook. Recently, Facebook also created the Stories feature on the application.
The workings of the claimed features similar to Snapchat is indeed similar to Instagram and WhatsApp Stories Stories. Users can capture photos or video in a short duration through Stories Bar option in the top of the page News Feed.