Facebook protest continues to grow

Facebook’s trendy new design has been met with hostility, after a group protesting the changes has hit one million members.

Facebook’s trendy new design has been met with hostility, after a group protesting the changes has hit one million members.

The “5,000,000 against the new version of Facebook” reached its one million user goal yesterday, in an attempt to stop the design from becoming the site’s default look.

Group creator Adam Stanborough told news.com.au the changes should have been verified and approved by users before being implemented into the site.

“Facebook did not ask the users first regarding the changes, which in my mind would be marketing’s first job if there was to be such a mass overhaul of the website,” he says.

But Facebook told news.com.au the acceptance of the new design has been overwhelming, but acknowledges many people are unhappy. “Of course, since Facebook is part of millions of people’s daily lives, we understand that users may go through an adjustment period.”

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