Our solution was to create a new place that’s lighter-weight where you can see lighter-weight stuff—that’s how we came up with Ticker.” If you translate lighter-weight” to boring, you’ll understand what Zuckerberg is saying: Facebook now has a place on its site reserved especially for boring updates.

Facebook Ticker: Mark Zuckerberg’s terrible plan to get us to share everything we do on the Web. - By Farhad Manjoo - Slate Magazine

Source: Slate

September 23, 2011