One of my guides for creating a slick FB profile recently made PC World’s list of 10 tips for Facebook Power Users (Tip #5). That coverage sort of endorsed me as a thought leader in tweaking Facebook. The user interface and design of Facebook is only of interest to me because I enjoy the service so much and like sharing my experience with it.
As you might guess I’ve been following the redesign of Facebook pretty closely. My pal Bryan just posted a link to another great PC World article on Facebook “caving” to user concerns in the redesign. The article contains a good summary but also some important links worth checking out:
- Facebook’s Director of Product, Chris Cox official reaction (blog entry)
- Techcrunch shames Facebook for caving to users.
- The idea that while 2 million users complained about the redesign, yet that is only 1% of the userbase is highlighted here.
The main changes they will be making in the near term to satisfy complaints are: Continue reading Facebook User Interface Revision and Revolt