Facebook Sucks Up a Ridiculously Huge and Growing Share of Our Time Wasted Online

#Opinion

Wed, Sep 28th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this The Wall Street Journal's article, Mark Gongloff sounds a little bitter about people's interest and reaction to Facebook.

Whenever Facebook decides to go public, it will already have at least one advantage over several of its already public competitors: the amount of precious time Americans slaughter on it.

A hint of Facebook's importance in our universe was the rapt attention paid to last week's F8 developer conference, where Mark Zuckerberg announced some earth-shattering changes to profile pages and some new buttons and such. Traffic for the WSJ.com live blog of the event trumped traffic for every other single blog post on the site that day.

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