Quick Hit: Facebook rolling out ‘smart lists’ of friends

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about how the competition between Google and Facebook is improving the feature sets available to users:
Quick Hit: Facebook Boosts Photo Resolution, Size
In that case, it was that Facebook was improving it’s photo resolution similar to what Google+ had made available via Picasa. Today we see that Facebook has now released another feature called Smart Lists:
Facebook rolling out ‘smart lists’ of friends

This functionality automatically sorts friends into groups where posts and news can be targeted to them. It appears that this is very similar to Google+ Circles feature which manually allows you to put friends into groups.

Isn’t competition great?

About Scott

Scott Barnard is the founder of The Usability Review and RememberStuff.com. After earning 2 degrees from MIT, he transplanted to the San Francisco Bay Area where he had a front row seat to the dot com boom and bust and the subsequent growth in importance of web, mobile and desktop application designs to the everyday activities of businesses and consumers alike. Get in touch with Scott if you'd like to hire him to consult on web, mobile app, or desktop application design at sbarnard@theusabilityreview.com.
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