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Facebook Responds to Complaints About New Homepage

Facebook Responds to Complaints About New Homepage

Well, there you have it. You got the new Facebook, and, just as we expected, you complained. Loudly. And yesterday Facebook went ahead and responded via a post on its official blog. The good news is that the company has heard your requests. And the bad news? Well, let's just say you're not getting the old Facebook back.

So what can you expect from the Facebook team in the near future?
  • Live updates: You'll no longer have to repeatedly hit refresh to see who just tagged you in a photo.
  • Increased control over application updates: You'll be able to turn off those annoying 'pirate vs. vampire' updates.
  • More friend filters: You may not mind being Facebook friends with that annoying kid from high school, but you don't want to see updates about how smart his dog is every time you log on.
  • Friend requests and invites: These important notifications will be moved to the top, right-hand corner to make them more prominent on the home page.

Do you like the latest Facebook update?
Yes831 (9.4%)
No6707 (76.1%)
I'm not sure.1276 (14.5%)


Take comfort in knowing that, although the Facebook folks have no intention of reverting to the old design, they will continue to update (and, hopefully, improve) the biggest time-waster of the early 21st century. [From: Facebook]





Celebrities on Twitter

    Recently, media personalities have taken to celebrity Twitterers like fat kids to the neighborhood ice cream truck. But don't be fooled, dear readers. We here at Switched are the fattest on the block. So, without further ado, we present to you the most ridiculous, significant, misspelled and/or out-of-context tweets by the most recognizable folks we could find. Enjoy.

    Shaquille O'Neal
    "I'm goin to the alamo tomorro to get one of those daniel boone squirrel tail hats, I'm n san antonio, in case u didn't kno were the alamo is"

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    Tina Fey
    "I don't know why I even bother chewing corn anymore."

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    Ashton Kutcher
    "There's nothing cool about being a pimp. Pimp = Slave Owner"

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    Britney Spears
    "Britney went to Jerry's Deli last night for after shopping at Target. She had a black and white milkshake with dinner. Lauren"

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    John Tesh
    "JT is shopping with women. I need a guy film."

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    Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz
    "When I'm asleep on the inside only you get my acid washed mind."

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    President Barack Obama
    "We just made history. All of this happened because you gave your time, talent and passion. All of this happened because of you. Thanks"

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    Senator John McCain
    "YEs!! I am twittering on my blackberry but not without a little help!"

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    John Cleese
    "Thinking about tooth decay..."

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