A Guide to Creating and Using Facebook Interest Lists

Have you ever wished that there was some sort of combination of Twitter lists and Google Circles for Facebook? Even if that thought’s never actually crossed your mind, Facebook stayed one step ahead of you and created a new feature to fill that void anyway! They’re called Facebook Interest Lists, and they allow you to create and subscribe to lists of users who talk about things you’re interested in. Facebook describes the new Interest Lists as a “personal newspaper,” and says they’ll be coming to your bookmarks in the next few weeks. To prepare you for their arrival, let’s go through the basics. Finding Existing Interest Lists Many Facebook users have already created Interest Lists on a wide variety of topics. You can browse through these and choose the ones you think you’d want to read. Based on your profile information and likes, you might also have some suggested lists: If we click through to Animal Causes, we can see a list of who and what we’d be receiving updates from. So we decide to subscribe to this list. Where does it show up in our default newsfeed view? Your interests will be underneath your individual friend lists (you may…

read more