Well, I guess that I'm going to be going back and forth, unless I can get everyone over here! Is this really better than FB?
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Dwayne Richardson: It's due to the simple fact that FB's interface was much more simple in the past. Once they started with the bells and whistles, it made things complicated for the "not-so-computer-savy". Read an article in Time that the reason iTunes survives when they charge for music is the fact that getting it free is more of a hassle. Add the past history of FB's privacy issues, and you have a perfect storm of resentment.
And it's a shame because FacebookTalk has woven it's way into our very language. "Facebooking", "Friend Me"... even the term "Poke" became synonymous with FB.
John McDole: I hope the term 'Facebooked' become synonymous with doing something so totally stupid as to guarantee failure.
Bob Carr: Right now this better than FB. That rolling ticker mess on the side is unsettling . Hopefully we can get some more folks over here.