Facebook “Notes” has long sat mostly dormant, a strange appendage to Facebook whose added function beyond "statuses" wasn’t quite clear. But now Facebook has decided what the function will be: blogging. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the company is “testing an update to Notes to make it easier for people to create and read longer-form stories on Facebook.” This update, at least in some forms, looks look surprisingly like Medium, as developer Dave Winer pointed out. The new update adds functionality like the ability to add a cover photo and resize photos, which makes a “note” feel like more of a constructed entity than a status update. via Facebook revamps Notes to be your next blogging platform - Business Insider.