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Facebook Gets Personal With 'Friendship Pages'

  • CNet, Friday, October 29, 2010 2:13 AM
Facebook this week debuted a new feature that lets users log interactions between themselves and friends, or between any two friends. "Friendship Pages" will display posts on friends' walls, events to which both RSVP'd, and photos in which both are tagged, among other interactions. According to CNet, "It's another feature, like the redesigned Facebook Groups, that highlights the intimacy of real-world connections projected through Facebook, something that has been obscured as the massive social network has grown far beyond 500 million users around the world."

Facebook engineer Wayne Kao is being given most of the credit for "Friendship Pages." In a blog post, Kao explains: "One of my favorite Facebook moments is browsing photos from friends in the News Feed after they've begun a new relationship, gotten engaged or gotten married ... It gives me a fun and meaningful glimpse of the friendship between two people I know."

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