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Facebook, why must you do this?

I don’t understand why Facebook keeps changing my “most recent” news preference to “top news“. I don’t trust “top news” because it keeps hiding stuff from me that I want to see, and showing me stuff I don’t. Comments here indicate I’m not alone.

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Net

Why I prefer Twitter to Facebook

Twitter and Facebook have some similarities. Both offer a micro-blogging feature via status updates. Of the two, I think I prefer Twitter. Why Twitter’s better Twitter’s public. You don’t need a logon to see my Twitter feed. (It can also be made private, if one prefers.) Twitter’s open. You don’t need to log onto a […]

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Net

The timewaster

The curse of the Internet and the short attention span — there’s too much stuff to look at. So I check my email. Then I have a look in Google Reader. What’s Twitter doing? Okay. Facebook? My turn in Scrabble yet? Might check a couple of the news sites and see what’s happening. And the […]

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Net

No, I won’t

See here’s the thing, Mr Facebook. Just because someone I know on your fine service has managed to resist the temptation to add 300 “friends” (most of whom in reality he barely knows) who can bombard him with requests to play Mafia Wars and Farmville and endless pointless quizzes, doesn’t mean you can rope me […]