Facebook news feed changes: Social networking reaction is ‘fast and fierce’

Rival UNTHINK social media asks people: 'Are you going to continue building on Facebook's dictatorial domain, or are you going to burst Facebook's bubble and regain your autonomy, ownership and freedom?'
(PR NewsChannel) / September 21, 2011 / TAMPA, Fla. 
Facebook news feed changes

NBC Connecticut received many thumbs down in reaction to the Facebook news feed changes. (Photo courtesy: NBCConnecticut.com)

From a poll on Mashable with results showing nearly 75-percent saying they “hate” the  Facebook news feed changes to a headline on a TV station website “Lots of ‘Dislikes’ for Facebook News Feed,” the global reaction to the newest changes to the social networking site have been fast and fierce.

“Social media is at a crossroads and today’s Facebook news feed changes absolutely underscore that point,’ says Natasha Dedis, UNTHINK social media founder and CEO. “We have no control  and they remind us of it every day.”

UNTHINK.com, a Facebook rival, burst onto the social media scene earlier this month calling out Facebook for its “endless changes.”  UNTHINK released a challenge video and told Facebook that ‘the gig is up.’

UNTHINK (www.unthink.com) has since received national and international attention, including a review today by the Chris Voss show and an extensive write-up in AllThingsD.com, a leading tech blog owned by Dow Jones, earlier this week.

And now, just weeks before UNTHINK opens to the public, more Facebook news feed changes — and this one is major.

“Are we going to continue building on Facebook’s dictatorial domain? Are we going to continue building our virtual houses on lots we don’t own? Or, are we going to burst Facebook’s bubble and regain our autonomy, ownership and freedom?” asks Dedis.

UNTHINK highlighted the problem by poking fun at Facebook’s frequent redesigns in a video released earlier this month.

Continual Facebook news feed changes

With headlines like “Is UNTHINK the Un-Facebook” and “Should Facebook Fear UNTHINK?”, some news outlets have portrayed the brewing battle between Facebook and UNTHINK as a David versus Goliath fight.

To return control to the people and restore their ownership and freedom, UNTHINK created a radically different legal and economic framework that obligates the domain to serve only as facilitator. The UNTHINK Deed, Emancipation Covenants, and Privacy Policy are as revolutionary for social media as the open source movement was for software development. UNTHINK upgrades USERS to OWNERS.

“Until now people didn’t have a choice.  That’s exactly why we created UNTHINK, to give people a real alternative, a choice. It is up to you. If you think Facebook is invincible, unthink it.  YOU gave Facebook its power and YOU can take it away,” says Dedis.

UNTHINK Corporation is a technology company based in Tampa, Fla. UNTHINK is not a start-up. It was founded on April 22, 2008 by successful entrepreneurs with experience in re-inventing markets, and is supported by a dedicated team of more than 100 cutting-edge techies and rebels. It is a product of the foresight of its founders who three years ago realized that social media was headed in an alarming direction. UNTHINK.com is a social media revolution. It is built ON purpose WITH purpose to better serve people and brands, empower them, and make their lives easier. It disrupts existing market ‘think’ and shifts social media in the direction of Win-for-All.


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