Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Connecting on Facebook, friendship no longer required | MediaFile

A couple Facebook/Twitter convergence themes:

But that’s about to change as Facebook, the world’s largest Internet social networking service, introduces a new feature that means people will no longer need to be friends to form a relationship.

A new “subscribe” button announced on Wednesday will allow Facebook users to essentially tune-in to updates from people they are interested in, but don’t necessarily know personally, such as artists, political figures, corporate executives, or columnists.

Also see Along with Subscriptions, You’ll Soon Be Able to Update Twitter from Facebook (TechCrunch)

Connecting on Facebook, friendship no longer required | MediaFile

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