Facebook app to get 'Townhall' feature: document

EW DELHI: facebook seems to be rolling out a brand new feature referred to as 'metropolis corridor' internal its important fb app. The function can be found hidden beneath the 'extra' tab. spotted by using TechCrunch, the feature pursuits to permit users without difficulty get in touch with authorities representatives on neighborhood and kingdom ranges. facebook 'metropolis corridor' has no longer but started displaying in Android and iOS apps in India.

to apply the town hall characteristic users would require to share their deal with with the social media agency. The company says the deal with information live at ease and are not shared or exhibited to all people besides for the account holder. as soon as the statistics is feeded, the app indicates a listing of government representatives, who users can follow.

it has been delivered that the list of representatives shown are primarily based at the person's area. the ones dwelling in small cities won't see many community representatives. Following their web page will maintain you up to date with their posts in your news feed. there may be additionally a 'contact' button except the representative call.

while tapped, users get the option to Message or email them, or go to their facebook page. At the bottom of the city hall internet page you can toggle on/off notification signs approximately the upcoming elections on your vicinity.