In addtion to Facebook “Lists” that helps you organize your friends and focus on the people who matter most — now, starting today, you also have “interest lists”– a new feature designed to help users curate the content of Pages and public figures in which they’re interested.
“Interests feature public figures and Pages related to a particular topic, and are put together by people like you. The top stories from each interest appear in your news feed so you can scan interesting headlines or click through to read more posts,” Facebook describes the new feature.
“Interest lists can help you turn Facebook into your own personalized newspaper, with special sections–or feeds–for topics that matter to you. You can find traditional news sections like Business, Sports and Style or get much more personalized–like Tech News, NBA Players, and Art Critics,” added Facebook.
Facebook will be rolling out the in the coming weeks, and users will see the “Add Interests” link in the left-hand bookmarks on their newsfeed. When you do, you can subscribe to lists on almost any topic.
If you don’t see a list of your interests, you will also be able make your own lists to organize your favorite content or help others discover new topics. Just go to the Interests page, and click Create List. Choose to let others subscribe to your new list, or keep it private.