Whether you’re looking for parenting tips or the best new restaurants in your neighborhood, Facebook Groups is useful for finding virtual communities around various topics.
Now Facebook is testing a dedicated “Discover” feature within the Groups section, making it easier to join conversations.
A new tab will let you browse public and closed Facebook Groups by category, including Groups your friends are in and local Groups. You can see what’s gaining traction in your circle, and in your city.
As a randomly-selected Facebook user in the test group, I can confirm the Discover feature is easy and intuitive to use. Indeed, it’s a surprise it’s taken this long to roll out something like this. Read more…