Facebook is working on “Campus”, a new space exclusive for college students
There will be Groups, Events, etc for “Campus” spaces pic.twitter.com/cfEwubLxTt
— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) April 9, 2020
Reverse software engineer, known to be taking apart the code of mobile applications to discover new tools and features yet to be released to the public, Jane Manchun, announced on Thursday that Facebook seems to be creating an extension of Facebook called “Campus”, a social media space that will be exclusive to college students. It echoes to the fact that Facebook’s origins, being developed initially as a college-oriented platform in Mark Zukerburg’s Harvard days.
According to its discovery, registering requires their .edu email address where they will then be able to input information about themselves like their graduation year, major, minor and dorm. With these information, the platform enables qualified users with those in the same classes and programs. Some social media way to reunite with your old class buddies.
So far the feature appears on the early stages of development, and is likely to be several months away to launch as an official platform.