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"It's still just another stream," writes the New Yorker's Matt Buchanan of the Facebook (FB)...

"It's still just another stream," writes the New Yorker's Matt Buchanan of the Facebook (FB) news feed overhaul that has many pundits and ad execs excited. Facebook's insistence on maintaining the news feed architecture means the user fatigue that stems from an excess of activity updates users care little about is still there, he argues. The Verge's Ellis Hamburger recently examined how teens are turning away from Facebook in favor of Twitter and other options. Hamburger's teenage cousin: "I find it boring, and I don’t really care about knowing all my friends’ details anymore."
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  • movies555
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    I never understood it in the first place.

     

    "I just had pizza."

     

    Then:

     

    Someone else likes that you just had pizza.

     

    I mean who gives a bleep? Do people really need validation from their peers about every minute detail?
    9 Mar 2013, 04:05 PM Reply Like
  • deercreekvols
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    I don't facebook or twitter, but someone's cousin is kind of a slim sample to base a downtrend call on.

     

    Like me on facebook....I don't think so.
    9 Mar 2013, 04:36 PM Reply Like
  • rstran
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    Hundred million people and they are all wrong
    9 Mar 2013, 09:31 PM Reply Like
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