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Technology Facebook dark mode is rolling out for desktop, but not everyone can get it

14:25  22 october  2019
14:25  22 october  2019 Source:   techradar.com

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Facebook has begun rolling out a new interface for desktop users, with an optional dark mode in addition to the traditional white design. You can also switch between light and dark modes through your account settings. Android Police has gathered a collection of screengrabs showing what to expect.

That mode is now rolling out , but there’s a Android Police notes that the mode has apparently not rolled out to everyone , and that some have gotten a message saying that it ’s still a work in Instagram gets the iOS 13 dark mode treatment and it ’s wonderful. Facebook is now rolling out a

Facebook has begun rolling out a new interface for desktop users, with an optional dark mode in addition to the traditional white design.

a screen shot of a computer: Facebook dark mode© Provided by Future Publishing Ltd. Facebook dark mode

When they log into the desktop site, some users have reported seeing a pop-up asking whether they would like to try the new design, which is referred to as 'Facebook Beta'.

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If you're part of the testing group, after accepting the offer, you will be offered the chance to switch to dark mode and take it for a spin. You can also switch between light and dark modes through your account settings. Android Police has gathered a collection of screengrabs showing what to expect.

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FACEBOOK is finally getting a dark mode makeover which is rolling out to users now. Here’s how to enable Facebook ’s gorgeous new dark mode . It ’s worth noting the new Facebook design (and therefore dark mode ) is not currently available to everyone and is only on desktops for now.

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In addition to the optional dark mode, Facebook Beta also promises to be clearer and easier to use, with larger fonts and streamlined navigation. It will also save your position if you're scrolling through your news feed and then navigate elsewhere, so you don't lose your place.

Facebook often limits its betas to specific countries (usually the US), but the testing group for the new interface seems to include users from around the world, so try logging in and see if you're among them.

There's no way to request to join the testing group, unfortunately, so if you don't see the pop-up you'll have to wait for the final release.

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Via Android Police

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