Do you know that Facebook now let’s most users opt-in to dark mode? If you don’t know about this, then you need to follow me up on this article and adhere to everything I will be sharing here. Finally, Facebook now has a dark mode feature for desktop users and it’s letting its users have access to it full time.
Facebook Now Let’s Most Users Opt-In To Dark Mode
A new revamped design to the Facebook web platform has been in the works for quite some time now. Facebook even announced this change last spring. And since then Facebook users all over the world have had their hands clenched in anticipation. The new Facebook interface has promised lots of changes and additional features such as the dark mode feature.
Facebook earlier promised a cleaner web interface for its desktop users and also proposed a dark mode feature. It is no surprise that the dark mode feature has been introduced to other Facebook platforms and apps such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram. It is also no longer news. But we all know that with the social distancing and isolation in place, most people will be looking more at their mobile or desktop display screens. It is, therefore, time to give your eyes the much-needed break and rest it deserves.
Facebook Dark Mode
Now you know that the dark mode feature has now been rolled to the Facebook platform, do you know what the dark mode feature is all about. Well, truth be told, most users on the Facebook platform are already making use of this feature. And in a bit, I will be telling you all you need to know about the dark mode feature.
The dark mode is a feature that turns your display interface to black, thereby giving your interface a darker look. This mode works by simply inverting the colors of your screen. This is one of the most sought after features of 2019 to 2020. Most platforms are now adapting this feature as it is now getting more popularity with time. The Dark mode feature is not just a pretty face; it has its own health benefits. This mode helps the readability of text, save battery life and most especially puts less strain on your eyes. The Facebook platform is the latest social media platform to adopt this feature. Other apps and platforms that have adopted the dark mode feature are; WhatsApp, Instagram, Google Plus, Gmail, Microsoft Outlook, Google fit and so much more.
To activate the Facebook dark mode on your desktop, you will need to first switch to the new Facebook. To switch to the new Facebook follow the steps below;
- Login to your Facebook account.
- On your Facebook account, click on the drop-down arrow icon.
- From the drop-down menu, click on the ‘switch to new Facebook’ tab.
That’s it! You have just switched to the new Facebook. Now you can activate the Facebook dark mode feature.
How To Turn On Facebook Dark Mode
To activate the dark mode feature on the Facebook web platform, you need to have the new Facebook on your desktop. When Facebook launched the new web interface, most users all over the world were notified. Some, on the other hand, were not notified. If you were not notified about this, you have nothing to worry about as you can switch to the new Facebook manually. And you can do this by following the stipulated steps in the previous header. To activate the dark mode feature, follow the steps below;
- Login to your Facebook account.
- Click on the drop-down arrow icon.
- Click on activate ‘dark mode’.
That’s it. You have just activated the dark mode feature on your Facebook web page.