Facebook takes on Google Doodle with News Feed messages


Google’s Doodles are a simple but effective way for the search engine to mark holidays and current events without interrupting the search experience. Now Facebook is revealing its own take with News Feed messages about holidays and events. The messages show up atop your feed, and like Google Doodles, they may be themed around holidays or specific moments in history. However, Facebook seems to be placing a larger emphasis around current events as well, highlighting interesting things happening in local communities. In one example, Facebook suggests you check out the supermoon, along with a link explaining what’s so special about…

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