|I've already picked out my tombstone and mentally prepared for the death of my Facebook page.|
In the beginning Zuck created Facebook.
And it was good.
|What Zuck Giveth, Zuck Taketh Away.|
In the beginning, the excitement of logging in was a rush.
How many friend requests would you have that day?
Who haven't you heard from in years that you'd love to reconnect with?
Did anyone post on my wall today?
How many notifications will I have waiting for me?
SQUEEEEEEEE I LOVE FACEBOOK!
I hope someone poked me today!
And then Zuck said: Let there be Fan Pages; and he made fan pages.
And they were good.
We didn't even know what we were doing when we hit "like" but it was funny, so we did.
And some of us became Fan Page Admins - and it was fun.
And Zuck said: Let there be Wars, Mafia Wars. And it was good.
But then Zuck said, Let there be changes to your wall: And the newsfeed was born. It it was....confusing.
Remember when that happened, no one could figure out where anything was? And then this went around:
And then just as everyone figured out how to use the new facebook...we got the "it's time to switch to Timeline" notice.
And the complaints continued, but we rolled with it pretty well.
And then Fan pages had to switch to timeline and suddenly, things were not so good.
But Fan pages pressed on. Shared things. Grew bigger. Still had fun. Still pimped other pages and tagged them when they did. We could see where new friends came from and who to thank when they did. And pages grew - and it was good.
|But then He took away tagging and we could no longer see who shared us. And if they shared and included our page name, fewer people would see it. It was very bad.|
And then they decided to stop showing our posts to people. And that's when the slow, painful bleed began.
|1000 people saw this post - out of 45,000. I'm no math major but, that kind of zucks.|
and finally, acceptance..
My FB page is on life support, and I'm at peace with that. I'll miss you my friend, but I am comforted by memories of good times, and will find solace in Twitter, Blogger, Pinterest and Instagram. Oh, who am I kidding, I'll be holding your hand until you're gone for good. Until the next time something strikes me as funny and I post it to my 6 people...
|Seen by 6. <slow clap> Bravo.|
Cheers and Love,