So, no, most of us aren’t going to spend the time removing friends on Facebook. Instead many of us are using new social networks, like Path (we’re an investor) and the upcoming Just.Me (we’re also investors, guess how much we like this space) to start fresh. Facebook is for thousands of people you don’t know. The start fresh new services can be finely crafted from the start to include only your actual friends.
Nobody Goes to Facebook Anymore, it’s too Crowded - UnCrunched
Michael Arrington proves, once again, that he has no idea what the average or common user experience is when it comes to social media. At all.
The average user doesn’t have ‘thousands’ of friends tied to their account. According to Facebook, the average user has about 130. You cannot be a focus group of one, when you do not have a remotely standard experience.