Facebook Timeline Discourages Breaking News Conversations

When the news broke about the terror attacks in Paris, I found out about it on Twitter. I flipped on ABC to watch the live news and then checked Facebook to see what other people were saying. Nothing. It had been at least 20 minutes since the first reports and nothing. There were plenty of posts about junk news and dog pictures, but no conversation. I then went over to the feeds section and clicked on friends. It was nothing but posts about Paris and people trying to talk about it. Facebook has to get better at giving us a place to have a conversation about breaking news. This was a huge failure for Facebook in my eyes. They have to do a better job letting us have a conversation about what is happening in the world.

Published by Mark Ramsey ™

Writer. PS4 Gamer. Twitch Affiliate. 2-Time Stroke Enthusiast. OG Geek. Podcast Host. Startup Survivor. #OldTimeStreamers admin. twitch.tv/markramsey

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