The Social Networking King Facebook has launched a new app ” Mentions” for iOS platform. But this app is only for celebrities and public figures. The new app is currently available in the US for people with verified Pages/Profiles.
The Social giant “Facebook” has a plan to roll-out the new Facebook Mentions app to more countries and verified Profiles in the upcoming months. The Mentions is the second product of the Facebook Creative Labs, a few months ago they launched its first app “Paper”. The “Mentions of Facebook is a new way for actors, athletes, musicians and other influencers to discover and join conversations on Facebook.”
The Facebook said about its latest app “See what fans are saying – Start a conversation with people and influencers who are talking about you. Tell your story – Share updates, photos and videos and host live Q&As directly from your phone. Join popular conversations – Discover what’s trending and add your voice to the story.”
Social giant has confirmed via its dedicated newsroom site and said, “Nearly 800 million people are connected to public figures on Facebook, and interacting with athletes, musicians, actors and other influencer’s are an important part of their experience. From cheering on World Cup players to checking out the updates from favorite celebrities, there are more than a billion interactions between public figures and their fans on Facebook every week. We want to make these interactions even better. Today, we’re introducing Facebook Mentions, a new Facebook Creative Labs app that makes it easy for public figures to talk with their fans and each other on the go.