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Breaking news: Facebook remains terrible.

Meteorologist Kevin Selle, who recently terminated his Facebook account, put it best on WeatherBrains recently: “Facebook has us by the balls of our friends and family.”

And boy do they know it.

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Testing a change in the Facebook social contract

If you are so inclined (and we are not Facebook friends), you can now subscribe to my public updates there. I’m still a little skeptical of this fundamental change in the way Facebook operates — effectively putting the final nails in the coffin of the original Facebook social contract — and so I reserve the right to turn this off at any time. (Truth be told, Google+ is way better for long-form social networking.) I’m more curious to see how well it works — I feel like it could be confusing. If you want to read more about it, ReadWriteWeb founder Richard MacManus goes in-depth with it (and demonstrates how it works via my profile).