Facebook introduced Mentions, a new iPhone app for public figures

After introducing Paper and  Slingshot – a ephemeral messaging app, Facebook Creative Labs has introduced Mentions, a new app for celebrities and public figures. This app is designed only for verified parties using the social network, including “actors, athletes, musicians and other influencers.

Allison Swope, Product Manager In a blog post,

As a public figure, Facebook Mentions lets you:

See what fans are saying about you and join the conversation.

Share your story by posting updates, sharing photos or videos, or hosting a live Q&A.

Join popular conversations on Facebook and see the latest posts from people you follow.

Get streamlined notifications about your posts, including mentions from other influencers or the media.


Mentions is now available only for people with verified Pages in the US.Facebook is also planning to roll out this app to more countries soon. You can ask for access to Mention from facebook directly,if you are an admin for verified pages. Public figure can also download the iPhone app to request access.

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