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Facebook 'World's Most-Annoying, Least Intuitive" Web Site

  • Slate, Friday, July 31, 2009 10:20 AM
Hey, Zuckerberg, you listening? Slate has come up with some easy steps to fix Facebook -- or what it describes as "one of the world's most-annoying, least-intuitive Web sites." (Not alone in its distain, an online poll of over 1 million respondents found that 94% of Facebook users panned its most recent redesign.)

Firstly, to make it easier to find your own stuff on Facebook, it should add a link to the home page called "Your Stuff," which would take you to a page that lists your groups, your photos, and all your other things on the same page rather than divided in multiple tabs. Next, Facebook should either nix the "highlights" section on the right side of your home page, or figure out how to make it work.

Also, Facebook needs to make your "inbox" at least as functional and easy to navigate as any email client. Not that it's hindered Facebook's growth or anything, but the list of complaints is never-ending. The navigation bar, the iPhone app... the list goes on.



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