According to its website, Facebook is rolling out new enhancements to its status update feature.

Facebook said in an online statement that, "Starting this week, people can express what they're watching, reading, listening to, eating, drinking or how they're feeling in status updates." Facebook gave an example of users who designate which movie they're watching in the status update will then have the movie posted to the movie section of their timeline, and the movie's Facebook page will appear in the status update.

To clarify any privacy concerns Facebook said, "These updates, and the stories added to your timeline, respect the privacy settings you choose for your post."


The new feature will become available to additional U.S. users over the coming weeks.

The article Facebook Enhances Status Updates originally appeared on Fool.com.

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