Facebook to unveil new look for news feed

Mar 04, 2013 by Salvador Rodriguez

Facebook has sent out invitations to a media event next Thursday at which it'll showcase a new look for the social network's news feed.

The invitation doesn't say much more than "Come see a new look for ," but the event is set for the company's Menlo Park, Calif., campus.

Although has made drastic changes to its profile pages and in recent years, it has left the news feed largely untouched for some time.

In January, Facebook held another event at which it announced Graph Search, a large overhaul of its search feature.

Graph Search, which has been rolled out to some English-speaking users, lets users search for information on the social network based on people's "likes," information, posted content and their interests.

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