Facebook has just made a major change on how Friend Requests work and have basically implemented a de-facto follow feature. As many have noted, this is strikingly like Twitter. Here are 4 links to give you the scoop:
1. Facebook Lets You Mark Friend Requests with “Not Now,” then Decide on Them Later – As far as we know Inside Facebook broke the story.
2. Facebook Killing Traditional Friend Rejections – And All Facebook wasn’t far behind.
3. Facebook Has Quietly Implemented A De-Facto Follow Feature – Good summary of the implications of Facebook’s change from Tech Crunch.
4. Facebook’s Sneaky Backdoor Follow Feature – Our take on the changes from our newsletter.