• http://www.techipedia.com/ Tamar Weinberg

    Facebook *wants* its Washington Post reader to be prominent. In fact, I’ve seen it smack in the middle of my news feed numerous times in the past day, so I think they realize the usage has dropped. I don’t think apps have anything to do with it.

    That said, this morning, I saw an article I was very interested in. I clicked on the link and it took me to the WaPo app, asking for approval to install it (as I previously removed it). You know what I did? I left Facebook, googled the headline, and found it that way. I’m not going to let this app impose on how I use Facebook and clutter my friends’ feed as a result of my activity.

  • Matt McGee

    I’ve had the same exact experience, Tamar. No way I’ll go through the whole install process and clutter up my feed (and my friends’) just to read something I can get easily elsewhere.

  • http://www.michaelmerritt.org/ Michael Merritt

    This Oatmeal comic explains it best: http://theoatmeal.com/pl/state_web_spring/yahoo