The new facebook design – facebooks facelift

Its been on the cards for about two months now and finally Facebook have told users its going to happen whether they like it or not. The new design format for the facebook site has caused controversy and even protest groups within the community who want the option to retain the old design (current design even) of the site…

Check out the full article about Facebooks new design.

I have checked the new format and have to say its a relief. Its actually using some of my screens real estate now rather than packing in 50 things to a column the size of a finger and stretching into bloody infinity while causing you to search frantically for the telephone number for spec savers to resolve the issues you have developed with reduced vision capacity. Thank goodness for that…

So without further adue I visited the site of the groups protesting about the new design layout to see their point of view…

Group:Petition Against the “New Facebook”
Size:1,108,846 members
Type:Common InterestBeliefs & Causes
New:158,129 More Members, 223 Board Topics, 2,955 Wall Posts

Well blow me down, thats alot of people with an opinion about design (even thogh its a tiny segment of the overall community). Lets see what they say…

Would I be wrong in commenting that theres alot of people out there who dont like change?

No, I dont think I would…