This is so much better it’s unreal.
Facebook needed to do this a year ago. Their mobile app is good again, my disdain for them has waned. I’m even forgiving their more in your face advertising, because it’s made my News Feed more relevant and engaging again.
Surprise, surprise, my change in attitude has coincided with them drawing more attention to the areas in which Facebook truly hits it out of the park when compared to other social networks: photo sharing, interesting article sharing and events.
Now if they could just kill of those bloody “Social” Readers. Those things are worse than… a lot of bad, bad things. They are Twitter’s dick bar.
Speaking of Twitter and dicks…
Looking at Marco’s link just reminded me of how great the native Twitter app used to be. And then I’m reminded of what they’re doing to the hand that fed them. I haven’t really worked out a way to group together my thoughts on the subject yet, but safe to say they aren’t good ones. Ben Brooks puts it best until I can come up with something:
We like to make analogies to Apple in tech blogging circles, so here goes: this is the moment in Twitter’s life where they kicked Steve Jobs out of the company and told Sculley to run it.