The reaction: Spke posted, "Who cares, exactly what gmail does to serve ads"
"This has to make you wonder what other stats FB is inflating," @rk tweeted.
5. Offered to promote personal posts -- for a $7 fee
In short: Users in the U.S. can promote their personal posts for a $7 per-post fee. "When you promote a post it is placed higher in the news feed so your friends and subscribers are more likely to notice it," Facebook wrote in a blog post. The reaction: "$7 to promote you posts? There's a Zucker born every minute," wrote sapient69.
Many suggested cutting down on the number of "fake friends."
Lisztman wrote, "I don't see a problem with someone paying to advertise. The sidebar does that very nicely. What I'd rather see? A mechanism for the subscriber (that would be me) to push certain post-ers, or friends, up or down. I believe that what I see on MY newsfeed should be what I myself wish to see -- not what someone else thinks I need."
The reaction on the CNN Facebook page was a capitalized and often heavily punctuated "NO!"
"Hell no I'd just Google+," wrote Kevin E Poindexter.
"If that happens I will use MySpace," wrote Michelle Marie Denison.
Justin, I hope you're listening.