Wednesday 24 May 2017

Daragh McManus: Facebook's last chapter

Daragh McManus

Is the world finally falling out of love with Facebook? For the second consecutive month, user numbers for the social networking whatchamacallit have dropped in the UK, US and elsewhere.

I've never quite understood the popularity of Facebook. I don't like the layout, how it sprawls down the page like someone has upended a bucket of text and tiny graphics and let them spill all over the screen.

And I don't get the point: it seems to fall somewhere between blogging, email, news feeds, a wildly unfocused DB and the most tedious conversation you ever had by the office tea-maker.

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