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Wow this is kind of ironic after Apple announced that their new OS X Mountain Lion was going to fully integrate with Facebook. redface.gif

Little bit of back stabbing going on here.

http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/12/08/23/first_look_facebook_integration_in_os_x_mountain_lion_1082.html
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post #22 of 41
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Wow this is kind of ironic after Apple announced that their new OS X Mountain Lion was going to fully integrate with Facebook. redface.gif
Little bit of back stabbing going on here.
http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/12/08/23/first_look_facebook_integration_in_os_x_mountain_lion_1082.html

This has nothing to do with OSX....
 
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post #23 of 41
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The simple solution for Android users is just to NOT USE FACEBOOK.

....Going for idiot of the day award? They work for Facebook....
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post #24 of 41
God complex much?

Rather than actually telling them to make a better version he's just going to change their environment and see how they react.
    
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God complex much?
Rather than actually telling them to make a better version he's just going to change their environment and see how they react.

That's not at all whats happening... he's forcing them to use the application they used so that they actually care about fixing it.
 
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post #26 of 41
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That's not at all whats happening... he's forcing them to use the application they used so that they actually care about fixing it.


But he's their boss. Can't he be all like "Look at the Google+ app, why doesn't our app look like that? Are you incompetent? Do I need to fire you?"
    
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But he's their boss. Can't he be all like "Look at the Google+ app, why doesn't our app look like that? Are you incompetent? Do I need to fire you?"

There are some things that need to be told, and others that need to be experienced. It's like sending a spoiled brat to military school. You can lecture and talk all you want, but until they are in an actual situation requiring discipline and self discipline, they'll never get it.
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post #28 of 41
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There are some things that need to be told, and others that need to be experienced. It's like sending a spoiled brat to military school. You can lecture and talk all you want, but until they are in an actual situation requiring discipline and self discipline, they'll never get it.


Yea... but this is an organization, not a family. You can fire your employees if they're hopeless. There's no shortage of developers that can make a better app than the Facebook app. Heck they could just buy the most popular alternative and make it official.
    
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post #29 of 41
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Yea... but this is an organization, not a family. You can fire your employees if they're hopeless. There's no shortage of developers that can make a better app than the Facebook app. Heck they could just buy the most popular alternative and make it official.

As mentioned in the article, dogfooding is extremely common just about every industry. There is a big difference between using and developing and this helps bridge the gap a bit.
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post #30 of 41
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Yea... but this is an organization, not a family. You can fire your employees if they're hopeless. There's no shortage of developers that can make a better app than the Facebook app. Heck they could just buy the most popular alternative and make it official.

There's also a difference between making a better application and making the best application possible willingly.
 
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