Friday, March 06, 2009

Facebook Blinks

Possibly NOT such good news, from Facebook:
Facebook on Wednesday lifted a 5,000-friend cap at the website, allowing people with large audiences to have their virtual voices heard instantly by unlimited numbers of fans.

Those signed up for the new Facebook profile pages at its launch include US President Barack Obama, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and rock band U2.
Crap! If U2 is involved, I know a lot of people who aer going to be VERY displeased!
The change positions Facebook to try to make money with a feature that provides an online platform for people with brands to promote or messages to spread.

"There is a philosophical change; we want to converge all these different kinds of people on the website," Zuckerberg said. "Bono, the New York Times, public figures and more have messages and want their voices heard by their audiences."
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