For better or worse, the social networking site Facebook gives us a lot of information on the everyday lives and thoughts of friends, acquaintances, and strangers.
If you happen to “like” one of your favorite musicians on Facebook – like NCX artist Peter Frampton, for example – sometimes you get more than you bargained for.
Last night the current Cincinnati dweller went on a bit of a rampage when he didn’t like the way Facebook displayed this photo of him recording in his home studio.
First he said:
“FB just annoys me that’s why i don’t post as much anymore. I wanted to post a pic of me working today for you guys. It posted but only under photographs and NOT as a regular post. They should leave it alone for five seconds and get it working properly before they change something else leaving the regular workings not working. Keep smilin’ it’s just a thing!”
Facebook commonly makes design changes every so often that tends to make users go into a tailspin about “the new Facebook” and how awful it is and how they want to bring back “the old Facebook” – which usually lasts a few weeks and then all is forgotten. Unless you’re Peter Frampton, of course. It seems like Peter is not a fan of the “timeline” look of his Facebook page. He goes on to say:
“Why can’t you see the page in the order as people post? I don’t want Highlights or just my posts or just your posts I want to see all our posts together IN timeline order. There is no way to see posts by everyone on my macbook. But I can on my iPhone. There’s just no option for that here. My last two posts disappeared up I don’t know where. Who knows where this one will end up. It’s actually laughable. Ha ha ha”
What’s laughable is watching a rock legend try to understand how a social networking website works. Peter, we can see your posts and your picture. Let it go dude.
But he doesn’t.
“I can’t see any of my last three posts. They must have gone into FB hell. This was such a good idea to start with now they’ve just gone and f***ed it up completely!!!”
Are you listening, Zuckerberg? Peter Frampton has some suggestions for you.
His final post of the night:
“Now on my iphone I see everything. I guess FB doesn’t cater to anybody but smart phone users. Why can’t it be uniform on all formats? That’s it I’m done for the night. No more ranting I need to be doing more raving!! Ha ha! Everyone have a great night and see ya in the morning bfn!”
At least he ends it on a good note.
Following legends on social media – does it make you feel closer to them, or feel like they’re just as dumb as we are?
- Erin Fox / CBS Radio Cleveland