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Facebook’s assuredly rolled its site-wide check out to everyone, acceptation you can switch over and test it out for yourself if you like. Here’s a quick guide on where to find the option.

The new update decidedly declutters the onscreen real-estate, moving the most capital tabs to the top of the screen. You’ll also notice altered feeds at the top: in accession to the News Feed, you’ll also see a Groups tab, a Gaming tab, and a Watch tab. The actual options in the left-hand menu have larger, more bright icons, and are more widely spaced, making aggregate easier to find.

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The Stories have been moved to the top of the News Feed tab, above the status bar. We also assuredly have dark mode, which is capital if you’re like me and stare at screens professionally and need that charcoal advantage to soothe your poor rods and cones. The whole thing about looks like Facebook‘s mobile app, only optimized for desktop.

If you don’t already have the redesign, but want to try it out, you’re in luck. Facebook‘s made the option easy to find. All you have to do is go to the drop-down menu on the top right, and you’ll see the option to “Switch to New Facebook.” It’ll be near the bottom of the menu. This will automatically switch aggregate over to the new layout.

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there you go — that’s all there is to it. And if, for some reason, you’re not liking the new design, you can switch back the same way. Go to the drop-down menu and select “Switch to archetypal Facebook.”

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At the moment, the new design is not mandatory, so you can switch back any time you want. We don’t yet know when, if ever, Facebook will make it accepted for everyone. So for now, enjoy the option. Good luck!

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