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Open Letter to Facebook

Updated on August 17, 2016
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Linda (Kaywood) Bilyeu is a published author, her books are available on Amazon. She writes from the heart, there is no other way.

Dear Facebook

We have been friends for awhile and I thought I would let you know that I appreciate our friendship, most of the time.

Just like any relationship we have had our ups and downs. We have had issues that needed to be ironed out at times.

Most of these issues are coming from your side. It's time we talk about them.

I'm not a fan of your Timeline. It's a royal pain in the butt. Why, oh why must you always be constantly changing things? OK, supposedly change is good. I agree it is. Most of the time.

Yet, when millions of people disagree with the change I think that's a telltale sign that maybe this change isn't beneficial to all. Possibly it's just beneficial to line someone's pocket. Probably not possibly, more like absolutely.

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There are 12 TYPES OF PEOPLE ON FACEBOOK Here its goes ,Too funny! We all have one of each of these types of friends on our list:

1) The "Rooster" – Feels that it is their job to tell Facebook "Good Morning" every day.

2) The "Lurker" – Never posts or comments on your post, but reads everything, and might make reference to your status if they... see you in public.

3) The "Hyena" – Doesn't ever really say anything, just LOLs and LMAOs at everything.

4) "Mr/Ms Popular" – Has 4,367 friends for NO reason

5) The "Gamer" – Plays Words With Friends, Mafia Wars, Bakes virtual cakes and stuff, etc., ALL DAY.)

6) The "Cynic" – Hates their life, and everything in it, as evidenced by the somber tone in ALL of their status updates.

7) The "Collector" – Never posts anything either, but joins every group and becomes fans of the most random stuff.

8) The "Promoter" – Always sends event invitations to things that you ultimately delete or ignore.

9) The "Liker" – Never actually says anything, but always clicks the "like" button

10) "Drama Queen/ King" – This person always posts stuff like "I can't believe this!", or "They gonna make me snap today!", in the hopes that you will ask what happened, or what's wrong...but then they never finish telling the story.

11) The "News" – Always updates you on what they are doing and who they are doing it with, no matter how arbitrary, and Lastly....

12) The "Thief" – Steals status updates... and will probably steal this one

Facebook, we need to talk...

I understand you might feel inferior to Google +, but that site isn't all that. Facebook is still the best social networking site UNTIL you move our cheese and do something to annoy your members.

You insisted and were very persistant in all members adding the timeline. That action was wrong. Friends shouldn't insist that other friends do something against their will.

I first joined Facebook when my daughter suggested I become a member about 5 years ago. I was curious as to this "wall" thing she and her friends spoke about. Writing on a wall to me was known as graffiti and against the law, but on Facebook it's how you communicate. Oh the things I've learned over the years have been pleasant, aggravating, stressful and cool!

Like any other site you get your glitches and the raging posts begin. The rants subside eventually, but wow you could really cause a ruckus!

You have millions of friends worldwide, you are very popular and getting more popular everyday. You have the power to make a difference. You have a voice we all hear and listen to. So how about listening to our voice and hearing us once in a while?

I was wondering about the like button. When can we expect a dislike button? A TMI (too much information) button? An STD (stop the drama) button? How about a FTB (flip the bird) button? Now on to the poke. How about a punch? A slap? A kiss? Now those are some small changes you could make for us.

Add more fun to our Facebook experience and less stress with a timeline and news ticker.

Do you really think we care which pages, photos or status our friends like? Um, no. I would like to give a shout-out to the fact that we are now able to "unfollow a post!" LIKE!

What's up with the questions on our update status? How are we doing? How are we feeling? What are we doing? Come on FB, do you really care? Are you going to reply is we respond? I think not. Heads up...it's annoying, yet amusing.

I'm thankful for the opportunities that FB has to offer. I've met countless new friends. I've reconnected with old friends. Okay, some of them I would have preferred to keep in my past, but it's all good. There are multitudes of support groups which have offered comfort and solace to people around the world.

Oh, let's not forget about Zynga. I was an addict at one time. Luckily that's behind me now. I am so thankful for the players who are now close friends that are near and dear to my heart.

How about more privacy? Yes, I'm aware of the privacy setting. I'm referring to basic, everyday privacy. Heads up: Google+ has a lot more privacy options. Just sayin'.

How about creating more FB polls and you could ask us what we want? I have to give you credit for your spam control. I don't see as many friends accounts get hacked as much. If I do I could just click a little button and report it. Kudos to you for that!

I like how more businesses are on FB. You must be making millions or possibly billions of dollars just from ad revenue alone.

How about lowering your ad costs? They are a bit extreme, don't you think? Come on, Mark Zuckerburg you have enough money to last you countless lifetimes...help out the poor folk, why don't ya?

I bet you thought this letter was over...

I have another suggestion. What are the chances we are given an option to block comments. There are times I post something just to keep track of it on my timeline. As a journal. Comments aren't needed, yet appreciated. Something for you to think of during your next round of moving our cheese.

In the time I've been on my Facebook journey I've witnessed many occasions.

Some moments were celebrations and some were times of sorrow.

I'm impressed with how my FB community stood together and offered virtual hugs, cheers and lots of love.

  • Weddings!
  • Graduations! From Pre-K to College!
  • Grandbabies coming into the world!
  • Friends who've passed on:(
  • Relationships being reunited or born!
  • Divorces! Break-ups!
  • Getting a job! Losing a job.
  • In sickness and in health.
  • Causes to support or ban!
  • Sensational court trials!

The list continues but I think you get the idea. I forgot what life was like before Facebook and I'm sure many could attest to that. I'm thankful for you!

The point of my letter is to kindly ask you to slack off on the constant changes.

Just chill out or I will have no option but to move on over to Google+ and you will only have 799,999,999,999 users! In the meanwhile keep up the good work.

We could all make a difference one step at a time. Thank you for your part in helping me do that. In the meanwhile I thought you should know that I "like" you.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thank you all for sharing your thoughts on Facebook! :)

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      This is oh so true and we could all relate. I'm pretty sure MZ have already read it. Question is, would he listen?

      Thanks for the chuckle Sunshine!

      This is awesome and funny. Sharing...

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      Mary Craig 4 years ago from New York

      Well Linda I bet when you wrote this you didn't think it would be evergreen!

      Great job as always. Voted up, funny, and interesting.

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      dearmommy 4 years ago

      Great and funny article... well written too!! Thanks for the laugh today!!!

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Great ideas for FB. I only joined so I can keep up with my family! And of course, my Hubber friends...

      I'm not fond of that Timeline.

      Voted UP and shared.

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      Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

      Linda, great hub - you are SO clever...you could be the inventor of the 'STD' button (could be misconstrued though - it shares its letters with THAT other embarrassing thing!) and the TMI button, I'm loving all of these extra buttons and I agree, sometines I love Facebook, other times, not so much. I hate the timeline - all of that clutter!

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hello to some of my favorite Facebook friends:

      Michelle ~ Rasta ~ Christy

      Thanks for sharing your input on FB :)

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      Christy Birmingham 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Very neat idea to give this 'like' to Facebook. Now I have to say I give it a nod and a wink and a 'will see you on Facebook soon, Sunshine'

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      Marvin Parke 4 years ago from Jamaica

      I like that list of different users. That was very funny. I enjoyed it.

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      Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

      I agree. The uploading of images and message glitches can be very annoying sometimes. Plus, it costs a bomb for some things. But it's where we meet nice people too! Thanks for sharing, Linda!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Writinginalaska! Thank you for your comment. Sunshine is sassy:)

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      writinginalaska 5 years ago from southeast Alaska

      You're "Sassy" and I LIKE that! Great hub. Loved it. Now if FB would just get a clue. lvh

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Steve, When I added the Digg application is when FB tricked me into the timeline. I'm impressed with the friends I have that still have the original wall. I have warned everyone DO NOT accept any new apps and they are safe, for now. :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I'm glad we agree HubTub! What was Zuckerberg thinking with the timeline. I just added less personal information to FB to keep my timeline condensed. Thanks for your thoughts!

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      Steve Wright 5 years ago from Norwich, England

      Awesome hub sunshine, I am totally with you on the timeline, I was avoiding it for ages and then something I did inadvertently changed my profile to Timeline, was not impressed! Really do like this though, you have said what millions are thinking, and added a lovely humeros tone to it, looking forward to reading some more of your fan letters :)

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      HubTub 5 years ago

      This pretty much sums it all up, and is one of the many reasons I rarely use FB anymore. I personally do not like the new Timeline feature. I actually believe there is better conversation flow on HubPages than Facebook. I love your ideas on button suggestions...ingenious! Voted up!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi HSB, You are one of the 14% who like the Timeline. 86% don't like it.

      Thank you Rolly for your support! Hopefully we win the fight!:)

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      Rolly A Chabot 5 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Amen to this post... great big wave from Canada and we stand with you.

      Hugs

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      Cindy Murdoch 5 years ago from Texas

      Great hub! I do like the new facebook. I really like the new cover option. I was able to create a cover that was uniquely mine. I included a picture of my hubby, my dogs, and my cats and lots of other things I love. I liked that.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Sherry! Very funny about the Brussels sprouts and I agree with you on that also. I don't like the sprouts or the timeline. It looks like a well since I have to keep it clean I'll say it's a complete mess. Makes no sense. Like a bad hair day! Which direction is thing going?! I think you get my point;)

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      Poohgranma 5 years ago from On the edge

      MartieCoetser - you said "I love my Timeline :) And trust me, you will love yours as well." That is the exact thing my mother told me about brussel sprouts and I still hate them!

      Linda, this was a great, humorous hub with a serious concern that many people share. I'll adjust as I must or drop my account, but I refuse to like it!

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      Sharon Smith 5 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA

      This was great SS, one of my favorites of yours!!!

      I must say that I was very reluctant about Facebook for years. I set up an account and would log on maybe once every four months. Now, I'm on every day and enjoy it. (thanks to you, you know what I mean) And, I am proud to say that I have never tried one of the FB games. Oh no, ain't got time for that. I did learn from my sister that I can "accept" her friend request for a game and not have to play. It just gives her extra whatevers and she's happy.

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      Martie Coetser 5 years ago from South Africa

      Sunshine, I always find the opinions of other interesting. I love Facebook... love being in touch with my relatives and friends, even though many of them are not as ‘loud’, open and outspoken as I, which mean I still don’t know how they really are.... there status updates are only clues which I am obliged to follow up via email. While everybody in this world knows exactly what is going on in my heart and head.

      I love TimeLine. It is simply the old wall in an arty, magazine-look format. Easy to manage – Everything you have done from beginning until now are visible (if you want it to be), Behind the ‘curtains’ are all your activities for your eyes only and for you to show or hide on your timeline. We normally don’t like changes and therefore we don’t even want to test it. I love my Timeline :) And trust me, you will love yours as well.

      I am The News and The Gamer. But really, I can’t help myself, I was born like this :))))

      I enjoyed this hub of yours, Voted up, honest and smile-provoking.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      YO Cogerson, I'm a bit of a "liker" but usually have more to say. No surprise there:)

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Oh yes Stoker, it was you who brought Facebook into my life about 5 or possibly 6 years ago. Time flies when you are having fun! :))

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      Cogerson 5 years ago from Virginia

      Very well done Sunshine625....interesting letter to Facebook. Looking at your 12 Facebook categories...not sure I fall into any of the 12....I can say you have become a Facebook expert since you joined...keep up the good work.

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      Stokermm 5 years ago from Gainesville, FL

      Oh boy. I'm the reason you started your facebook account? What was I thinking?!? ;) I know you enjoy it and have enjoyed communicating with others through it. Facebook is a great tool and social networking site...for all of those personality types you described! :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I'll be sure and forward your comments and complaints over to Mark Zuckerberg. He's a sensible guy, I think he'll listen to us. Thank you for sharing your thoughts:)

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      htodd 5 years ago from United States

      Your letter is great ..Thanks for the post

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      THEHuG5 5 years ago

      I hate the timeline too it's so confusing and unnecessary! I like your ideas about the different buttons that FB should have. I would love to have a dislike button because some peoples posts are just too much. Good job I LOVE this. Now if only we could get that Zuckerberg guy to read it...

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      Swetank Raj 5 years ago from India

      I loved your hub! and agreed you too. But i added timeline and will be soon quieting it, as i don't like it. Facebook is a best social networking these days in market. In spite of that we all love but still it costs no charge to its users, if it is free there will be some pros and cons.

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Facebook can really be a love/hate relationship--you point that out with humor and grace--

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      Sinea Pies 5 years ago from Northeastern United States

      You are SO funny...and it is SO true. I too have not added a timeline button and I have not added Google+ to my repertoire because I can barely keep up with FB and Twitter. LinkedIn is woefully ignored and I should probably drop out. What I LOVE about FB is the fanpage. My blog has blossomed as a result and I've been able to help many others boost their online writing traffic through theirs as well. I hope they don't mess with it with too many "improvements". My fanpage is just fine without the "help".

      This hub is fun. Voted up and funny.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      STD button! Oh this is the best suggestion in years. As someone who has moved far away from home, I must say Facebook is a wonderful tool that helps me stay connected to friends old and new without having to be on the phone for hours at a time. Great hub. Love the "types".

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Make the best of it Jean...there are a lot of benefits to FB. Good luck!:)

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      Jean Bakula 5 years ago from New Jersey

      So far I never went on FB, but since I'm trying to sell my book, must take the plunge. I hate it when sites keep changing as soon as you get used to them though. It's a big pain. I have mixed feelings, I keep in touch with those I want to, and don't really want to hear every little detail about people I haven't seen for years. But to promote hubs and books I guess it's a necessary evil.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Very good "catch" chanroth !! Lol Luckily FB isn't becoming another MySpace!! :)

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      chanroth 5 years ago from California, USA

      I'm not one of those millions whose on facebook but I totally like the TMI button! When you wrote the STD button, I totally thought of science! LMAO ^_^ Is facebook starting to act up like myspace now?

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I agree Comfort! The Ad fees are too high! I think Mark should lower them that way more of us get the chance to market ourselves. Come on Mark...be a sport! We'll "like" you more! Thanks for your comment Comfort:)

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      Comfort Babatola 5 years ago from Bonaire, GA, USA

      Very interesting fb suggestions Sunshine625. I especially like the part of lowering the cost of fb Ad. They are outrageous, about $5/day. Thant's more than Google charges and you only reach a handful of audience.

      If I may add this, it'll be good to have a DINY(Do I Know You?) Button for all those friends of friends (ten times removed) who like to comment on others photos.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Deborah! The FB kinks come and go, but overall it's a useful site. Just say NO to the Timeline!:)

      Hi Pamela, There is a limit on FB friends? Hmmmm. Hello, Facebook...we have another complaint over here! Let's tend to it pronto!

      Hi Flora, FB has many outlets...it's a live and learn kind of place. They can fool us once but that's it!!

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      FloraBreenRobison 5 years ago

      I used to spend a huge amount of time on Facebook when I first started. Since I was playing word games and catalogueing books I've read (on a now defunt feature -hours lost as the file was too big too transfer) I didn't think too badly about this at the time, but I got not much done otherwise. I stopped for over a year and then returned as I joined HP as I think FB is a way to get your hubs read by yahoo. But I spend only about a half hour every day there. I hate the chat rooms and everyone knowing when you are on the site. I had a very disturbing conversation after midnight as a result with someone I unfriended right away.

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      Pamela N Red 5 years ago from Oklahoma

      My biggest gripe is their limit of making more friends which helps us little guys increase our fan base for more readers and thus more revenue.

      Google+ is more ad friendly for the little guy and now allows us to link our Blogger accounts so we can get more readers. You can put a widget in the sidebar with your HubPages articles so people can then come here and read even more of your work. I love Google+ more and more all the time and think it will eventually leave Facebook in the dust.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      boy oh boy do I ever agree with you.. there are so many problems any more.. My messages do not go through to friends.. I am so sick of it.. so many problems. I hardly go on Facebook.. It is not fun any more.

      Thank you for this HUB.

      I voted way up

      Debbie

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thank you Ge for your lucky wishes for my 30/30! I need them! Keep them coming! If it wasn't for HP and FB I wouldn't have met you so I'm thankful for both. xo

      Hopefully you'll join us one day effer, if not I don't blame you! lol I still got you though, you can run but you can't hide. I'd be lost without my editor!! xo

      I agree cclitgirl, FB has privacy settings, but they still want everyone to know your business.

      If y'all haven't watched the Facebook Etiquette video yet I HIGHLY recommend it for a good laugh!!! :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Steph! Yes we need a TMI button ASAP!:)

      Barbergirl ... Oh yes the lurkers and the stalkers, kind of make us wish that Facebook had a screen that could block them, oh they do it's called DELETE! Haha! Keep on readin'! I like lurking over your status updates, you always make us LOL!

      Aloc, We agree! Stop moving over cheese (changing things)!

      Thank you all for your comments and thoughts...Facebook appreciates hearing your points of view!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Melovy, I take into consideration that some of my slang might be foreign language to my international readers and I do my best to tame it, but I'm glad your husband was able to help you out:)

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      Cynthia Sageleaf 5 years ago from Western NC

      Yes, indeed! FB needs "polls". I've started using it only to post hubs because EVERYONE can see EVERYTHING I'm doing. It makes me crazy! I was trying to be more "private" by taking out my anniversary date? You know what FB did? It highlighted that fact in the right column and immediately notified my husband. Not that he cared - he's a shy guy. But, geez. What if I had broken up with him or something? I mean, FB almost makes it so that if you want to break up with someone, you just list yourself as "single". Eek. Voted up and some other buttons. :D

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      Paula 5 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      I don't know if I really have the right to comment on this. lmao. In my own little way in my own little world, I think I can see why so many millions of people are into Facebook. I also know why I am not one of those millions. Your letter is great and your suggestions are superb. I hope someone complies with your requests. Up, useful & interesting. Closer to 30, GF!!!!

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      geegee77 5 years ago from The Lone Star State!!

      I agree with you too Sunshine, I'll admit I spend too much time on fb sometimes, instead of doing laundry, like I should be doing right now. But I've been on there 3 yrs now and for the most part it's been a pleasant experience for me, sometimes too much drama. Great hub good luck only 11 to go:) ge

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I wish they'd stop changing the formats every few months. Just getting used to this one and now we have to contend with timelines. Good letter to FB. Voting this Up and Interesting.

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      Stacy Harris 5 years ago from Hemet, Ca

      Ahhhh.... facebook... one of my favorite things. Atlhough I will admit, sometimes I just have nothing to say so I rather go there and just listen! :)

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      Stephanie Henkel 5 years ago from USA

      Oh, YES! a TMI button! How many times have I heard intimate details of people's love lives, flu symptoms and headaches? A little TMI button would be so much kinder than a big DELETE. :) Great article - wish FB would actually take note.

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      Yvonne Spence 5 years ago from UK

      I didn’t know what FTB (or flip the bird) meant until a few minutes ago. (Had to ask my husband.) I’m a bit like Cardisa, and not an avid FB user, apart from one particular group! This is an interesting and funny hub. Good luck with the 30/30.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thank you Frank for having Sunshine's back:)

      Hi James and I'm glad you like those ideas!

      Cardisa, some of your FB friends probably have the timeline, it's a big mess on their profile page.

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      Carolee Samuda 5 years ago from Jamaica

      What the heck is the timeline? I don't spend much time on FB so have no clue what's going on.

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      JamesPoppell 5 years ago

      Great ideas! I like the STD & FTB buttons. Love all the suggestions.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      Dear Facebook Im with Sunshine backing her 99.9% of the time..:)

      Good share Sunshine :) FRank

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I agree Ardie the FTB button would get a lot of action! Haha!

      Alecia I also think we could use the punch button!

      Sue..JUST SAY NO TO THE TIMELINE!

      I'm glad we all feel the same way about Facebook and their many antics. There are many positive sides to FB also:)

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      SUE PRSUNSHINE 5 years ago

      SUNSHINE, ALL I CAN SAY IS A BIG AMEN TO THIS LETTER.. I AM NOT A BIG FAM OF TIMELINE EITHER, I HAVE SOME FRIENDS AND FAMILY MEMBERS THAT USE IT I TRY TO GO ON THEIR HOME PAGE TO SEE WHATS HAPPENING AND IT JUST KEEPS ACTING UP, I TRY TO SCROL DOWN THEIR PAGE AND IT JUST KEEPS GOING BACK UP.. GRR THAT IS VERY IRRATATING .. SO I WILL NOT USE TIME LINE UNLESS THEY MAKE ME.. AND IF THAT HAPPENS, WELL, I HATE TO SAY THIS BUT I MAY JUST HAVE TO FORGET ABOU FB.. I WOULD REALLY HATE TO DO THIS BECAUES THIS IS A WAY I STAY IN TOUCH WITH MY FAMILY THAT ARE MANY MILES AWAY AND LOSE ALL THE GOOD FRIENDS I HAVE MADE ON FB.. SO IM BEGGING FB PLEASE, DONT MAKE US CHANGE TO TIMELINE,, AND SUNSHINE I LIKE THE SUGGESTIONS ON THE BUTTONS,, GREAT IDEAS.. HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY, AND OF COURSE YOU ALSO FB

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      Alecia Murphy 5 years ago from Wilmington, North Carolina

      I've been on FB going on six years and I agree some of the changes are downright ridiculous. I'm not getting timeline either unless they do it for me. Nobody needs to know my life story in that much detail besides friends and family. And I love the FTB and Slap button ideas. TMI is needed as well. I know too much about some of my classmates from HS. Great hub!

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      Sondra 5 years ago from Neverland

      I loved all your ideas of what Facebook could add as options to improve the site! The FTB is my personal favorite...I would probably abuse the power though. An how about the punch hahah oh my. I fear I would become a bit of an aggressive friend :) Great letter as always Sunshine!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I "like" your idea Marissa! How about WWTWC (We watch the weather channel) no need to post how hot or cold it is! :)

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      Marissa 5 years ago from United States

      Dear Facebook,

      I'm with Linda. I would like to see a TMI button, along with a YFALTY (Your friends are lying to you) button when someone posts a pic or status and all their friends rave about it without really thinking about it... I also like the 'unfollow' option. Nice touch.

      With much 'like',

      Marissa

      (P.S. Great letter, Linda! Voted up!) ;)