Did Facebook just change its fonts?
Another step towards nativeness.
Notice it or not, Facebook has been experimenting new fonts across the platform, based on spreading tweets! And if these speculations (on twitter) are correct, Facebook is planning to have fonts that are default to the users’ system.
What does that mean?
Well, if you’re a Mac user, you’ll experience facebook in your default font, ie: “San Francisco”.
Segoe ( ) is a typeface, or family of fonts, that is best known for its use by Microsoft. The company uses Segoe in its…en.wikipedia.org
And if you’re a Windows user, your Facebook will be served to you in “Segoe UI”
San Francisco is a neo-grotesque sans-serif typeface made by Apple Inc. It was first released to developers on November…en.wikipedia.org
Seemingly, this move is to make Facebook feel a little more native. By doing this, Facebook will seem more familiar to use, hence enhancing user experience towards the platform.
“This might just be a speculation but one thing is for sure, Facebook is finally making a change to its platform that is unique and not just another Snapchat ripoff!”