Facebook tests merging Newsfeed and Stories, so you swipe not scroll

CNET | 4/15/2019 | Shelby Brown
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Facebook's interface may look different soon.

It took awhile for Facebook users to warm up to Stories, but the social network seems to be ready to take them to a new level, testing a combination of its Newsfeed and Stories features.

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Researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who is well known for reverse-engineering social media apps, spotted the test and tweeted about it Monday. Aside from the hybrid feed itself, the most dramatic change would be swiping left and right, instead of scrolling up and down.

Facebook wasn't immediately available for comment.

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"This integrates Posts and Stories into one, allowing users to consume both within the same reel of content," Wong tweeted.

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