Facebook Tries to Fix Its Broken Fan Pages with Update Option

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As New York Observer columnist Ryan Holiday noted back in September, social media sites are often “broken on purpose.” That brokenness works in favor of a site like Facebook because it means they can potentially find more ways, in Mr. Lawler’s words, “to extract more money from users.”

Today, Facebook is starting to address that problem with a feature that allows users to choose if they want to be notified whenever there’s a new page post. Read More