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Facebook begins to implement its dark mode for computers

The new design will be available " sometime in the spring, "and at this time, selected users can test the beta function.

Dark Mode on Facebook.
Dark Mode on Facebook.

Facebook desktop Dark Mode.

The company Facebook is starting to implement its redesigned desktop web interface, complete with a new Dark Mode, as is also being implemented by WhatsApp.

According to a report, the new design will be available " at some point in the spring." At this time, selected users can try out the beta feature.

"Facebook began giving some users access to its redesigned desktop experience, first announced in April, which is less cluttered and uses brighter icons. The company said it plans to offer the new look more broadly sometime before spring," CNET said.

In the meantime, when the "small percentage" of people who can access this new feature first log in to Facebook, they will see a pop-up inviting them to help test what the company calls The New Facebook.

Facebook dark mode Background configuration
If they agree, Facebook will allow them to set the website to use white backgrounds and bright colors, or a dark mode background similar to the popular features offered on computers, iPhone and devices with Google's Android software.

According to Facebook, the emphasis of the new design is on communities: "We have just announced a new, fresh design for Facebook that makes communities as central as friends. FB5 is simpler, faster, more immersive, and makes it easier to find what you are looking for and access the most used features".

According to the report, anyone who agrees to use the redesigned website will be able to return to the previous standard look. Users can also give Facebook feedback on specific features or their general feelings about the revision.

Facebook has been working on the dark mode for a while, first doing so for its application. In 2019, the company released a small preview of the mode in its video section, Facebook Watch. As some users reported last year via social networks, dark backgrounds only appeared if the system had the dark theme activated.