By Alexandra Burlacu | Jul 22, 2014 07:50 AM EDT
Facebook has a new bookmarking feature to offer, allowing users to save links, places, music, and more, so they can check it out later.
Each time you log on to Facebook, your News Feed has thousands of new posts from friends, pages, people you follow, and so on. You can't possibly keep up with everything, and you won't even see it all - Facebook has a News Feed algorithm that only shows you the most relevant posts. Even so, you don't always have the time to read everything you do see, but if you find something you're interested in while on the go you will be able to save it for later.
On Monday, July 21, Facebook introduced a new feature called Save, which lets you bookmark links to articles, music, places, movies, television, or whatever else you may find interesting in your News Feed.
"Every day, people find all sorts of interesting items on Facebook that they don't have time to explore right away," Facebook software engineer Daniel Giambalvo said in a blog post announcing the new feature. "Now you can save items you find on Facebook to check out later when you have more time. You can save items like links, places, movies, TV and music. Only you can see the items you save unless you choose to share them with friends."
This new Save feature will grace Facebook on iOS, Android, as well as the web, rolling out to all users over the next few days. The option will appear in your News Feed either as a button at the bottom of some posts, in the drop-down menu beside each post, or on the [...] button on pages. This option comes with very basic features and doesn't allow for any customization or offline access.
Once you've saved something you like, you can find it by accessing the link on the left side of Facebook on the web, or by accessing More > Saved on mobile. Facebook will automatically organize your saved items by category. Swiping right on each item will allow you to view the post, like it, review it, move it to your archive list, or share it with friends. Check out the video below to learn more about it.