Facebook Launches ‘Campus’, A New College Students-Only Feature

  • by Staff@ TSD Network
  • September 11, 2020

Today, the social media giant, Facebook is return roots or we can say that ‘part repeats itself’. The Menlo Park headquartered company is launched ‘Campus’, a new social network, build exclusively for college students. Facebook Campus is a specific section on the Facebook app for students. ‘Campus‘ aims to become a place where students can interact only with peers at school, can access a Campus-only News Feed, can join Groups, events, and group chat rooms, known as Campus Chats.

Interestingly, in 2004, Facebook made its debut as a social network specifically for college students. However, the feature then made its way to the general public and now the platform has 1.79 billion daily active users across the globe.

Facebook Campus: How To Register On ‘Campus’

  • First students can make a Campus profile on Facebook App, which will be separate from their regular Facebook account.
  • After that, they have to register their college email address (.edu) and graduation year.
  • However, other information like their major, classes, hometown, dorm, and minor, etc. are optional.
  • Although, the more information you add on your Facebook Campus, the more you be able to find classmates with commonalities.

This feature has already made its way to the general students. Meanwhile, Facebook Campus will be launched as a part of the main Facebook app, not as a separate platform. And now we can say that Facebook is once again heading back to its roots.

List of Register Universities On FB Campus

  • Benedict College
  • Brown University
  • California Institute of Technology
  • College of William & Mary
  • Duke University
  • Florida International University
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Georgia State University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Lane College
  • Lincoln University (Pennsylvania)
  • Middlebury College
  • Northwestern University
  • Tufts University
  • Virginia Tech and more

Currently, Campus is being piloted with 30 universities across the United States, includes the University of Louisville, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern, and Virginia Tech. Although for now, this feature process as the only people who attend the same school can see and interact with each other.

Meanwhile, the Campus profile is notably separate from Facebook on a proper note. But in case if a student has blocked another person on their normal Facebook, that setting will apply to Campus too, and vice versa.

Notably, the Alumni will also allow staying on Campus, although Facebook will send a notification that suggests they leave Campus because they are no more relevant to the section.

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