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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|“Changes to the platform announced by Zuckerberg, will likely make the problem worse.”|
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|“Scientific evidence that digital distraction is damaging our minds.”|
|“Some of us will do anything to be liked.”|
|“Imagine if you were allowed to eat as many M&M’s as you wanted.”|
|“The idea is to extract value from customers in the name of absurd growth.”|