Facebook Has Added Smart Lists To Categorize Friends

In an attempt to beat Google+ Circles and stay on top of everything in the social networking market, Facebook has launched “Smart Lists”.This is an improved friend lists with which users can customize their lists of friends, define privacy settings and filter the news feed.

Smart Lists are created automatically by Facebook. These lists use profile information to sort friends into Work, School, Family and City smart lists.You may have noticed that those are all based on profile information.This should make it easier according to Facebook to share with a particular group of friends on the site.

To make your lists even more accurate, Facebook offers Close Friends and Acquaintances lists would be generated manually, showing their posts and photos at different frequency For those in your Close Friends list, you can see everything they post in News Feed, and receive notifications of their updates.

In case you want to befriend but don’t want to share specific information with some people, like your boss, Facebook lets you add them to “Restricted list” so they can only see your Public posts.Currently, Google+ have gained 30 million users worldwide, while Facebook keeps its social network throne with 750 million users.

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