Brad Hurlock

Web Design & Marketing Sales for Addison Technologies.

The 411 on the New Facebook Dark Mode

Brad Hurlock

Web Design & Marketing Sales for Addison Technologies.
8/24/2020

Did you know that now over 92 popular apps offer dark mode for their users now? Dark mode is seemingly more than just a trend. Dark mode settings are reaching across devices, websites, and applications. 

Facebook is one of those apps that is now offering its users the choice to enter dark mode. This popular social networking site recently updated, and with this update came a new feature: Facebook dark mode. Keep reading to learn why this is an interesting and important change.

What is Dark Mode?

Dark mode may sound menacing, but it really just refers to the color options in your screen display. Facebook dark mode is the option for users to switch their user interface from a white background with black text to a black background with white text. This inverted color display has grown in popularity over the last year or so. 

Dark mode can be found in smartphone settings, browser settings, and now even app settings, like Facebook. Find a full list of dark mode enabled apps here

Benefits of Facebook New Dark Mode

Dark mode even has more benefits than just being visually pleasing. Dark mode has several benefits for both our devices and the users. It's a good idea to try out dark mode if your eyes hurt while using the computer or if you want to save battery life on your device.

Benefits of dark mode include: 

  • Reduce eye strain
  • Reduce screen glare
  • Prolong battery life on some devices

These benefits can help you keep your phone alive longer and even help you sleep better. It's an easy switch to make on your device to give your eyes a break.

How to Active Facebook Dark Mode 2020

Are you sold on dark mode yet? Here is how to activate dark mode using Facebook. You can activate dark mode on either smartphone or desktop devices. 

To join the dark side simply navigate to the Facebook settings in the top-right of your screen. Next, you'll need to scroll down the menu until you see the dark mode toggle. Here you can switch it on or off at your pleasure. 

Since the dark mode feature is so easy to toggle on or off, give it a try. If you dislike dark mode you can always turn it off. You can also switch to dark mode just at night or in low light settings.

Facebook has launched several updates in 2020. Social media platforms are always changing and updating with the times. Try to stay up to date by using the new features, such as dark mode.

Use Facebook Dark Mode

Now that you understand what Facebook dark mode is and how to use it, consider testing it out for yourself! See what the hype is all about and if you like it by switching to dark mode today.

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