Mark Zuckerberg recently revealed the new Facebook format in a 60 Minutes interview. The new profile puts front and center 1.) a basic overview of who that person is 2.) pictures of them and 3.) the Likes that you, the viewer, have in common with that person:
Apparently, Marshall Kirkpatrick and I both like “The Daily Show”. Hooray.
The interviewer Leslie Stahl pointed out that this move will increase people’s tendency to “Like” everything on Facebook so as to increase their chances of commonality with others. Sounds a bit right and a bit silly of users all at the same time. But it does make sense.
Do you think this move will make people share more or share less on Facebook? Will this promote transparency or will people clamp down on who sees their profile? See the whole interview on The Next Web.