Circular Logic, Take Two

You may recall how I’ve made fun of Facebook , because their logic algorithm is less of a “relevant recommendations” tool and more of a “stating the obvious” joke.

Well, I’m happy to announce that my blog post was brought to the attention of Mark Zuckerberg himself and he’s introduced some much needed changes. Which is to say, not a damn thing has changed.

Or, in fact, the syndrome has now spread to the fancy “news ticker” feature of the new Facebook Timeline. There I was, a few days ago, minding my own business by stalking people I knew on Facebook. Suddenly, the following important event was brought to my attention by the news ticker:

Amazing discovery!

Thanks, Facebook, for telling me that my friends aren’t schizophrenics who hate the very things they like. Makes me feel better about myself, those I hang out with, and humanity as a whole!