The Latest Facebook News Feed Rumor Is So Dumb I Pray It’s True

Conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference.
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Compared to other apps, Facebook can seem downright antiquated. One blogger described it recently as “a dopey website that sucks to use and look at.” Facebook seems to be aware of this problem, and is now reportedly testing an interface tweak that’s so aggressively dumb I sincerely hope they go for it.

Don’t like looking at News Feed anymore? Well what if those musty-ass News Feed posts were crammed into Stories, the hipper, Snapchat-like video thing Facebook added to all its platforms. That’s the premise of an experimental feature discovered by app researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who shared images of the unholy News and Stories hybrid (Snewstories Feed?) on Monday.

“This integrates Posts and Stories into one, allowing users to consume both within the same reel of content,” tweeted Wong, who…



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