VK the event VK Content Day introduced a series of updates that will soon be available to users of the social network. In addition to topical news feeds waiting for new ways to monetize creativity, the ability to put dislikes in the comments etc.
New theme ribbons are tabs in the “Recommendations”, where are grouped the content of different subjects, including sports, games, style and etc. Active users, who have expert knowledge in a particular area can influence the process of filling a thematic tapes records. The experts will vote for or against the publications in their field, thus giving to understand the algorithm, it is necessary or not to raise the material above in the recommendations. In addition to that Vkontakte was preparing to introduce its own pilot edition of “Focus”, which will be available in the form of a public and the corresponding tab under “Interesting” in the mobile app.
Another announced the launch of a new monetization tool called VK Donut, which is implemented in the form of a paid subscription community. This approach will allow users to support any authors or interesting projects. In turn, content creators can provide additional exclusive features to the people who pay the subscription.
Some changes will affect custom ribbons. Previously, they mostly appeared fresh publication, but the developers felt that quality content longer able to attract the attention of users. Therefore, the materials that would be appreciated by the “core audience” will be shown in feeds and recommendations, along with new publications. In addition to this is to say that users will be able to put dislikes to other people’s comments. Thus it is possible to Express their disagreement with the opinion of the commenter, not starting a discussion.
The developers have updated the system verification page. Now it can pass not only stars, but also artists and celebrities of the local level. Mark verification will confirm that the page belongs to a real person, and not the fans or criminals.
Soon the community will be able to publish stories that is easier to navigate will be grouped. Using appropriate services you can create interactive stickers and attach them to stories, making the content more vivid and memorable.
All of these changes should become available soon.