So watching the f8 last night was intriguing. For the first time ever, I actually liked seeing a Facebook revamp, which brings me to wonder if that’s a bad sign. For every time Facebook’s undergone a change it has met vocal resistance on how crappy it is before people invariably just end up using it anyway. It won’t be that way this time, except for the skeptics whose lives are built on being skeptical about everything new in tech. Most people are going to like this and that in fact makes me think it might actually backfire for Facebook. But this is just a wild statement born out of intuition and nothing more.
The point however that stood out for me is the lack of control of what I’m going to post on my wall or ‘Timeline’ once I start enabling apps.
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