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So what happened after The Great Unfriending? Facebook became a whole lot more usable as a particular kind of network — the one that lets me see what actual friends and family are doing, including those who are far away… Except for my teenaged daughters, of course, who don’t even use Facebook any more, preferring to spend all their time on Tumblr and Twitter. That’s just one of the things that should worry Mark Zuckerberg, I think.

— Mathew Ingram | Why I unfriended almost everyone  (via courtenaybird)

Facebook is the iTunes for friends and I rarely use iTunes other than to organize a few tracks I want to keep.

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Apple Is Building a Social Music Network

Ad hoc music networking:

Instead of creating playlists and sharing them with people on Spotify or Rdio, or sending an MP3 to a friend, or huddling around a stereo listening to music, you’re going to be able to quickly spin up a group of neighboring iOS devices, and share music amongst them.

If this is true, Apple is on to something here.  People want to share content through the web without the risk of having it live on forever.  Enter Snapchat

As Cult of Mac writes:  

While Google and Facebook are all about harvesting data and keeping it online forever, Apple can satisfy demand for privacy and consequence-free communication and social networks by promising to dissolve event-based social networks and delete messages.