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Facebook changes Events tool; know how to use | Social networks

The Facebook Events tool was reformulated by the social network with the objective that this type of publication will gain evidence when posted on the users' profile. The feature is now limited to ten categories, such as an engagement announcement, news of a new job, or moving to a new home.

In addition, new configurations were added to the platform: it is possible to choose the image of the publication from a gallery of illustrations from Facebook itself, or to take photos of pages or users marked in the post. Videos can also be included in Events. See how to use the feature on the Android and iPhone (iOS) Facebook application and on the PC via the website.

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Facebook changes the event tool and allows greater customization of the post with photos, emojis and more Photo: Nicolly Vimercate / TechTudoFacebook changes the event tool and allows greater customization of the post with photos, emojis and more Photo: Nicolly Vimercate / TechTudo

Facebook changes the event tool and allows greater customization of the post with photos, emojis and more Photo: Nicolly Vimercate / TechTudo

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Through the Facebook app

Step 1. To access Events, in the Facebook application, go to your profile and scroll to the Publications section. The Events feature is now next to Status and Photos. Touch it to use it;

In the app, click on your profile, scroll to Publications and tap Events Photo: Reproduo / Daniel RibeiroIn the app, click on your profile, scroll to Publications and tap Events Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

In the app, click on your profile, scroll to Publications and tap Events Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 2. Choose one of the most used Events suggestions, displayed right at the beginning of the screen, or tap on one of the tool's available thematic categories, listed below;

Choose a suggestion or one of the 10 categories of events available Photo: Reproduo / Daniel RibeiroChoose a suggestion or one of the 10 categories of events available Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Choose a suggestion or one of the 10 categories of events available Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 3. Finish the process of classifying the Event category by choosing one of the displayed types, and then write the text of the publication. At the bottom of the post will be the commands to insert extra resources: photos or videos, mark contacts, set a post location or access the camera of the device to shoot or take a photo on the spot for publication;

Select one of the types of Events within the category, write the text of the publication and choose the extra resources Photo: Reproduo / Daniel RibeiroSelect one of the types of Events within the category, write the text of the publication and choose the extra resources Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Select one of the types of Events within the category, write the text of the publication and choose the extra resources Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 4. After writing the text and inserting the extra features, tap edit to change attached images. The Today button sets the publication date for the Events post. This configuration also helps to mark facts that have occurred so that they are displayed in Memories;

Edit attached images, choose the publication date and finish with "OK" and "Share" Photo: Reproduo / Daniel RibeiroEdit attached images, choose the publication date and finish with "OK" and "Share" Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Edit attached images, choose the publication date and finish with "OK" and "Share" Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 5. The Publications of Events will be displayed on your timeline according to the date chosen for the post, also showing small animations to indicate the likes of each contact;

The posts of Events will be displayed in the timeline, with brief animations indicating the likes. Photo: Reproduo / Daniel RibeiroThe posts of Events will be displayed in the timeline, with brief animations indicating the likes. Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

The posts of Events will be displayed in the timeline, with brief animations indicating the likes. Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 1. To access Facebook Events via the browser, enter your profile and select the resource at the beginning of the page, also in the publications section;

On the profile page, select the option Events Photo: Reproduo / Daniel RibeiroOn the profile page, select the option Events Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

On the profile page, select the option Events Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 2. Facebook will display five categories of Events and their secondary ratings. Choose one or press Create your own to make a new one;

Select an option, highlighted by the Facebook presentation, among the 5 categories and types of Events available Photo: Reproduo / Daniel RibeiroSelect an option, highlighted by the Facebook presentation, among the 5 categories and types of Events available Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Select an option, highlighted by the Facebook presentation, among the 5 categories and types of Events available Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 3. Write the text of your Events publication and enter additional information, such as: type, date, secondary text or contact information. It is also possible to upload photos from the PC or Facebook itself for posting;

Write the text of the Events and personalize the publication with photos, date, location or addition of contacts and click on Save to finish Photo: Reproduo / Daniel RibeiroWrite the text of the Events and personalize the publication with photos, date, location or addition of contacts and click on Save to finish Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Write the text of the Events and personalize the publication with photos, date, location or addition of contacts and click on Save to finish Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 4. The Events posts in the browser will also be displayed on the user's timeline, according to the chosen date, and will display brief animations indicating the likes of each contact.

The publication will be displayed on the timeline, also according to the chosen date. Photo: Reproduo / Daniel RibeiroThe publication will be displayed on the timeline, also according to the chosen date. Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

The publication will be displayed on the timeline, also according to the chosen date. Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

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