It appears that Facebook has started testing some new changes in its Android app on a small scale. A new report reveals that some users are seeing a redesign of the Like, Comment, and Share buttons in the Facebook for Android app. Some are even seeing an option in the App Settings to save videos for offline viewing.
Facebook doesn’t appear to be testing a major design change for these crucial buttons, however, we can see that the buttons it’s testing are hollowed out versions of the same thumb, bubble, and arrow icons that Like, Comment, and Share are associated with.
Some users have also reported seeing a new option in App Settings titled “Watch Some Videos Without Using Mobile Data.” It’s assumed that this toggle is for caching videos for viewing when there’s no internet connection. This toggle has been recently spotted by some users and even though Facebook hasn’t sent out an app update, this may just be a server-side change.
Facebook has a habit of testing new features at a small scale before it decides whether or not it should roll them out for everybody. It’s too soon to say right now if the changes that it’s testing right now will be made public so we’ll have to wait and see how this test pans out.