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→ Nobody Goes to Facebook Anymore. It’s Too Crowded.

It’s just a little satisfying to see veteran blogger Michael Arrington say something I’ve blogged about almost a year ago :-). Admittedly, recent moves such as the controversial frictionless sharing haven’t helped lower the noise volume either…

09. January 2012 by Jean Friesewinkel
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→ This Tech Bubble Is Different

Jeff Hammerbacher, former research scientist at Facebook and now founder of Cloudera: “The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads. That sucks.” Great piece showing why it may be time to move past … Continue reading

02. January 2012 by Jean Friesewinkel
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→ David Ascher: You knew the old Mozilla, meet the new Mozilla

Mozilla’s David Ascher explains how Mozilla is adapting to take on the new challenges posed by today’s closed platforms, such as Facebook and Apple. I’m delighted to see that Mozilla is fighting for user freedom again, and has broadened its thinking … Continue reading

29. December 2011 by Jean Friesewinkel
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★ Money, Freedom or Privacy: what do we prefer to give away?

Marco Arment compares claims that Apple, Google, and Facebook keep telling their users, and concludes: Everyone has their bullshit. You can simply decide whose you’re willing to tolerate. Each of these companies’ business models takes something from us — we … Continue reading

29. December 2011 by Jean Friesewinkel
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→ Harvard study shows Facebook friends don’t influence your taste

A Harvard study just published in PNAS [1]: [...] the overreaching conclusion was that on Facebook, people befriend others who are similar to them rather than becoming more similar to their friends over time. In other words, tastes influence who … Continue reading

20. December 2011 by Jean Friesewinkel
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