Thursday, 10 March 2011

Facebook Is AOLifying the Internetand That Sucks

When an entire generation of computer users first poked our doe-eyed faces onto a young internet, many of us were greeted with a single, encompassing, monolithic face peering back: the AOL Home Screen.

To call it a young internet isn't even fair�it was a mature, thriving AOL. It was ubiquitous, it was powerful, it was everything�and it ended up destroying itself, too flawed by design to last. And someone's trying to rebuild the Death Star.


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