One of my favorite people on Facebook has declared that she is leaving. She hates the new Timeline, she won’t be forced into it and so she’s out of there.
She wrote there are plenty of things she has to put up with in life but she doesn’t have to put up with Facebook. She says she wants to simplify and live more authentically – like in the 1980s. (I’m not sure if that was a joke.) And she wants to communicate with people through phone calls and meeting them in person.
According to The Washington Post, “the mandatory changes to the layout are set to roll out in the ‘next few weeks,’ the company said in a blog post last week . Once the new layout hits your account, you’ll have seven days to review your profile and manage the privacy settings on every single post. Users can also set a default privacy setting for all of their posts.”
My friend is not alone in hating the new Timeline, according to an article in The Washington Post.
“A nonscientific poll of more