Facebook Users Respond To The Changes… In Comic Pictures!

September 24, 2011 · 66 comments

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Facebook Users Respond To The Changes… In Comic Pictures!

Facebook LogoThe Recent Facebook Changes
As Responded To By Users

Thought we’d have a little fun and have a look at some of the amusing and pointed images that have circulated this week over the huge waves of changes to Facebook!

Facebook began rolling out changes even before announcing yet more changes at the F8 conference.

But fear not! Photographer Mark Meyer created a simple, color-coded chart that explains everything:

Suddenly, the Facebook stream was a war zone of frustrated users!

Most users reactions to the new news ticker….

Many questioning Facebook’s logic…

Probably my favorite comic but then again I’m a huge Dr. Seuss fan…

 Many people started flying the hate flag!

How most users find every wave of Facebook changes:

 How those who the changes are NOT geared at, feel about all of this:

What most users are doing about the changes:

The disjunction between those that realize complaining is pointless and those who don’t:

How users who have simply accepted that they will never fully understand Facebook feel about it all:

Some users express amusement at Facebook’s upcoming expansion of the “likes” into “verbs” and the hilarity that could ensue:

How many people feel Mark Zukerberg behaves….

Other theories on Mark’s behavior…

How many that understand business and economics view those who are whining over the changes:

The real reason that slactivisim and simply whining will not help:

The choices you have….

Another very real choice you have…. (Though the pig picture above still applies)

Rather than rebellion or mass-exodus, what we all know the eventual outcome of these changes will be….

What’s your thoughts on the new Facebook changes? Perhaps, like other users of the site, you’d like the ability to vote like this…

In the meantime, I’d love if you’ve leave your thoughts and comments in the comment box below!

I hope you enjoyed this little web-comic style post and a look into the user reactions to the new changes!

Kimberly Castleberry
Taking The Headaches Out of Internet Marketing

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66 comments
Chris
Chris

I think the most annoying part of the recent FB change for me is the arrangement of the pictures. One big picture then two right beside it. The first time I've noticed it is I was in shocked because one of my friends there uploaded an upclose pic of her and imagine how big her face is with that size. More than that, I don't really care at all since I'm not an active user of FB.

AstroGremlin
AstroGremlin

These are hilarious, Kim! Love the one about the free barn and free food -- if you aren't paying, you aren't the customer, you're the product.

CJ Priestley
CJ Priestley

Those are some funny pics Kim and have to say some of the changes seem a bit overboard, I wish for me I could get rid of whats color coded as the "twitter" section its just plain annoying and overkill.

Holly
Holly

Awesome post, Kim!! I must say I see the changes, but I will learn along with the changes... Do I like it, well it just puts more on my plate to do!! I dont' really have a choice if I want to use Facebook so I guess I have to change with the times or get left behind!! And we all know as you have pictured above, the change causes great resistance, but in time this too shall pass!! Or the confusion of the new facebook! Cause in time, guess what..................... I am going to guess it will change again too!!

Mira
Mira

Hilarious! I love the one with Leo and the "facebook and you" picture.

reeha
reeha

The new changes in Facebook are awesome and great but one thing is very bad. whenever i like something than this like will b shown to all of friends that is why i am feeling insecure here. anyhow over all changes are great.

Rod
Rod

lol! These are awesome!

I'd never really liked the captioned picture meme but the inception one here made me lol hard! :)

Ana
Ana

While the changes may be irritating, we do have to remember that the service is free and many of us gain much from it. As long as we are able to function and do what we need to, we can get used to the changes.

Richard
Richard

These are awesome comics. I think most people are a bit confused at the extreme overhaul. It's interesting because this is probably the first time that a company has made such drastic changes to a product that is so popular as still seems to have so much momentum. It's pretty risky, but you have to admire facebook for taking the chance and making these kinds of changes before they lose momentum.

Kaye Flack
Kaye Flack

Oh Kim... thats so funny.. thanks for sharing !!

Theuns
Theuns

Hi Kim

Thanks for this post.

You will always find people that complain about FB or what ever .

I say get use to the change and move on,

Regards

Theuns

Sandip
Sandip

LOL LOL!! This def needs to be shared. Love the 'I'm too old for the sh*t' pic!

Crystal Case
Crystal Case

The changes don't bother me at all and not once have I complained about it, but seeing status updates complaining over and over is definitely annoying. The change complaints will end soon, until the next time anyway, but lets not forget the "Facebook is going to start charging" updates! Right on the log-in page it states "it's free and always will be" so I just don't understand why those status updates continue to circulate lol. I'm completely on board with adding a "dislike" and "shut the fuck up button!" :D

Pearly Quah
Pearly Quah

Hi Kimberly.

Thanks for sharing this but I find users put too much complaint. I still find I love facebook and even if FB does all things to benefit itself first, I also feel that is what it deserved ! :-)

Anyway, may thanks for sharing :-) It is also good to know what others think !

Cheers

Pearly

Emma
Emma

Hi Kim,

Oh gosh I really needed a giggle today - thank you!

To be honest, I don't care if facebook changes or how much! I do find the reactions to the changes very amusing though so I'd say change is good!!

Emma :-)

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Kevin Martineau
Kevin Martineau

Hi Kim:

These are awesome! My favourite is the Dr. Seuss one. A friend of mine made this awesome statement: My hope today is that every time Mark Zuckerberg parks his car, it gets towed to a new location so he can't find it. That way, he'd know how the rest of us feel. :)

Thanks for the laugh!

Kevin

alicia
alicia

I use to have kind of the same reaction in some of the pictures you posted. They are so funny though! Now, I just take a deep breath and say bring it on, I have to learn it anyway. You brought a big smile to my face, thanks.

Joanne Massey-dean
Joanne Massey-dean

Love the comics. It is so true thought. We all disllike or hate change, but then we get used to it and love it enough that we complain wht next time it is changed.

Seattle Appraiser
Seattle Appraiser

Those are hilarious! Some of them really sum things up nicely! Bewildered users playing along with their game....

Thomas
Thomas

Great collection of pictures Kim. I think they say it all :-)

Thanks for sharing.

Annie
Annie

Hilarious! The color-coded chart and Leonardo ones are maybe my faves.

Roshanda Gilmore
Roshanda Gilmore

Ha HA ! Love the pics Kim, 2 funny!

I'm write down the middle when it comes to Facebook changes. Until I get a virtual assistant that I can trust, I'm pretty swamped with a heavy to do list. So having to figure out how to use the new features and take time to do it is what drives me nuts!

However, if the changes make things better, then its worth it in the end.

-Ro

Melodie Kantner
Melodie Kantner

I really enjoyed the comics. I'm not a big fan of the changes. I get tired of trying to find things whenever they change it. Oh well, we adjust.

Rosemary O'Shaughnessy
Rosemary O'Shaughnessy

Hi Kim,

Thank you for sharing some fun during a busy day. I have to say I like the photo of the baby saying who broke my Facebook. You have a great selection here. Take care Rosemary

Karla Campos
Karla Campos

I love this Kim! Thanks for the laugh this morning : )

Sadie-Michaela Harris
Sadie-Michaela Harris

Oh Kim! You've found some gems! Of your selection here I'd only seen Meh! and sent it to a sound engineering friend who uses that as his catch phrase! I'm liking the new time line, I think it has a nice blog feel to it.

Marvin
Marvin

Facebook changed lots of features, this is because of user's demand (majority) I think facebook won't just change it because they want, if they did it lots of facebook users will go with G+

Jaclyn Castro
Jaclyn Castro

Kim I thought I had a favorite comic but the more I kept scrolling down the more favorites I had!! I really like the Dr. Seuss one "Send your feedbaack here or there, we won't read it anywhere", Morgan Freeman "I don't need to see all this sh*t", the THROW TOMATO proposed FB button, I REALLY like the "How many that understand business and economics view those who are whining over the changes" comic!! , OMG I like the mass-exodus comic strip (SO typical!!!!) Lmao!,

Overall for me I am totally accepting of the changes. I don't find it hurting me, only helping me to connect to all my friends and networks. Why complain when we are merely the product! lol!

Kim, thanks so much for making me crack up today. I'm passing this on!

-Jaclyn Castro

LuisEscoffie
LuisEscoffie

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Nik
Nik

Hi Kim,

Amazing collection, saw a few of them but never as many as these. Some are so true. People just don't like change. I am sure a lot of people did not even notice since their FarmVille is still working, he he.

The one about the product being sold is also soooo true. People often forget that.

Nik

Priya
Priya

People are so addicted to FB that they don't care about any changes, they'll keep using it..... as a result online marketers too going to stay there.

Aanchal
Aanchal

I too not happy with latest news feed, earlier it gives you option to see posts from all your liked pages but now you have to check by scrolling down..... no option to quick look up of your liked pages posts.

Carolee a.ka. Blogging Biz Mom
Carolee a.ka. Blogging Biz Mom

Do I like the changes-NO!

I barely get used to one change, then they change that!

Thanks for the early morning laugh!

javicompanon
javicompanon

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Rachel Lavern
Rachel Lavern

I'm with the masses who dislike the new changes. However, I do respect Mark Zuckerberg's right to make whatever changes he desires since it is his 'baby' and I am not paying for the service. My favorite cartoon is the Darth Vader one (I'm a Trekkie).

marquita herald
marquita herald

What I think is this post made me laugh out LOUD and I will gladly pass it on! I really try not to have any sort of knee jerk reaction to this stuff ... I mean we know Facebook keeps making changes and there's not a darn thing we can do about it unless we opt to leave.

arresedgar
arresedgar

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Jacqueline Gates
Jacqueline Gates

Brilliant!!

Definitely a case of 'a picture says a thousand words'

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piteachr

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Rod
Rod

I know what you mean. It gets more and more confusing with time. They felt the need to catch up with google+ and now ruined what they had before.

Kimberly Castleberry
Kimberly Castleberry

Reeha, do you realize that your likes have ALWAYS been shown to all your friends? That is not new. That is why likes are powerful for your blog. Likes are good exposure for you because when a reader clicks like... all of their friends see that they like your content. This is not brand new in any way. I wouldn't stress over this change.

Kim

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