Facebook today released a brand-new Mentions app, developed for “stars, sportsmens, artists, and various other influencers,” permitting them to “discover and sign up with discussions” on Facebook.

Restricted to Facebook users who are “verified somebodies,” Mentions purposes to allow celebrities connect with fans. The app shows states to permit individuals recognize just what the general public is saying concerning them, and it has tools for discussing condition updates, photos, and videos, similar to the common Facebook application. It likewise consists of a feature that allows celebrity customers to organize real-time news conference directly from their iPhone.

In addition to devices for communication with followers, Mentions will certainly also show trending chats, so personalities could discuss a viewpoint on well-liked information.


Facebook Mentions is presently only offered to confirmed public amounts utilizing Pages. To obtain access to Mentions, see http://facebook.com/mentions.

References is a new method for stars, athletes, artists and other influencers to discover and join discussions on Facebook.

– View just what followers are stating – Begin a chat with people and influencers who are discussing you.
– Inform your story – Share updates, photos and videos and host live Q&A s straight from your phone.
– Join preferred conversations
– Discover just what’s trending and add your voice to the tale.

Baseding on Facebook item managers (via Re/code), celebrities who have checked Mentions usage Facebook two times as much as previously. Stars like Tyrese Gibson have actually been trying out the application for a number of months, with Gibson supposedly making use of References to share the renowned video where Dr. Dre boasted regarding being a billionaire ahead of Apple’s Beats acquisition news.

While Mentions will certainly continue to be minimal to verified public figures for the time being, Facebook states it has plans to broaden access to standard Facebook customers in the future.

References can be downloaded and install from the App Store completely free. [Direct Link]feedflare”>

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