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A backlash continues to brew among Facebook (FB -0.6%) developers over policy and algorithm...

A backlash continues to brew among Facebook (FB -0.6%) developers over policy and algorithm changes that can lead app traffic to crater. In some cases, apps are blocked due to spam complaints, but in others, Facebook cites the fact they duplicate (some would say compete with) its own services. The WSJ reports MessageMe, an app blocked on Friday for duplicating Facebook Messenger, "had recently rebuffed takeover interest" from Facebook. Facebook defends itself by arguing most of the 10M sites/apps that use its services aren't complaining. (Reuters column)
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  • Mercury Value
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    good thing this company doesn't make a penny or they'd really be intolerable
    19 Mar 2013, 10:36 PM Reply Like
  • eagle1003
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    It is intolerable now. It has become a bloated and overly complicated. It frustrates me every time I use it because of it's never ending and unwanted 'improvements'. This fad is eventually going to fizzle and the stock will become worthless. I can hardly wait.
    20 Mar 2013, 12:13 AM Reply Like
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