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What Facebook Will Look Like In A Few Years

Facebook unveiled their new design last week, and guess what: it sucks. It seems like every time they tweak their design, they end up making it more confusing and lame. So, we looked into our crystal ball to see what Facebook will probably look like in a few years. And this is what we saw:
new facebook homepage

69 Responses to "What Facebook Will Look Like In A Few Years"

  1. Anonymous says:

    Tried Myspace 1st; hated it from the start. Later got into Facebook. Definitely better than WastedSpace (aka Myspace). Sites like Twitter are better because interaction is boiled down to it’s essence. If you want to communicate without looking at a bunch of crappy decoration, micro-blogging is the way to go. The only thing missing from Twitter, as opposed to sites like Facebook, is that you have to link to pics and stuff instead of including it right there for readers to see at a glance. But, there is always Utterli. The best of both worlds.

    I have to agree with @Anonymous about why Facebook was started and I think it is still great, but I also kinda agree with @Anonymous that Myspace truly is a high school-ish hangout. It reeks of tweenish immaturity. Pages take forever to load with all the crap that people put on them, too.

    Oh, @Anonymous, “FB users are the people who want to be on the internet, but don’t want to be called dorks for doing it.” That is the best part of Facebook. That’s what I like about it. Come on, you have to admit lots of people have been fighting the “inner dork” for a long time. It’s only the last few years that it’s started to become cool to be a technology geek. Thank the lord for Facebook!

    @RoboPanda Yea, can’t wait for the “call someone a homo app”; that don’t ask don’t tell crap won’t fly.

    If you really want a good Social Network, try Utterli.com . It combines all the best of the social networks and leaves out all the stuff that sucks. They are taking social networking into “Web 2.5″.

  2. ForceChild says:

    I’m a recent member of Facebook and have to agree with Anonymous. I was just getting used to the site and it changed, but what do I know. I also belong to Myspace. Though I hardly log on to it anymore, I still like the ease at which you can chat with friends on instant messaging and use the mailbox. (and I’m from from a teenybopper!) This is just my opinion of course.

  3. Anonymous says:

    clean out the annoying application spam from your facebook homepage with facebook purity: http://tinyurl.com/fbpurity

  4. todders says:
    you know who doesn’t use facebook… Billy Ray Cyrus! Check him out kicking this little kids ass:
  5. Anonymous says:


  6. Anonymous says:


    if you dont like it

    dont use it

  7. Anonymous says:

    Jamas entraria a facebook si asi estuviera….
    quiteneme los anuncionos y demas….
    se ve hecho un verdadero desmadre !!!

  8. starbewy says:

    whoa, that’s so messy and confusing…

  9. Anonymous says:

    ForceChild, we know it’s your opinion or you wouldn’t of typed it.

  10. Anonymous says:

    Yeah thanks! This worked like a charm!

  11. Anonymous says:

    yeah you all need to shut the fuck up. its acctually simpler and easier to use than the last facebook.

  12. Anonymous says:

    Grrrr… I’m usually the one who wishes for everyone on the internet to get along and live in peace, but really: Shut the fuck up everyone. It’s not so bad that it needs all these articles. Stop bitching and just take 20 minutes to learn how to use something new. It’s 3 columns and a taskbar — it’s not that effin complicated. Good lord…

  13. SLEZE says:

    This is why I have my own website. $8/month is worth it to be able to fully control the look and feel of your web presence.

    Facebook, meet MySpace.

  14. Dl says:

    I don’t care who you are. That was funny… But true

  15. Anonymous says:

    Yeah, that’s a really fucking dumb way to look at it. If you never speak up about things you don’t like, they’ll never get fixed.

  16. Anonymous says:

    I can honestly see the “WTF is this crap” facebook app in the near future.

  17. Dorian says:

    I cannot believe how bad the new layout is…truly people need to be fired.

    My time on FB has gone down by 80%….hmmm…maybe a good thing!

  18. Anonymous says:

    I just threw up in my mouth a little bit.

  19. Lowey says:

    That was my biggest gripe about F/B. All gone, now. Thanks for the tip.

  20. RoboPanda says:

    Hey, all you people arguing about the relative lameness of FB/Myspace:


  21. Anonymous says:

    The cool kids took a vote; they said we’re even bigger dorks than before for thinking being a geek is cool.

    I’ve added hundreds of 30+ folks on myspace (wastedspace, ZING!) and I interact with most of them regularly. There are high school aged children I’m sure, but I don’t add them, nor do I interact with them.

    You know that cheese that comes with the wax on it? Turns out that you don’t have to eat the wax too.

  22. Anonymous says:

    Call someone a homo application …. classic !

  23. Anonymous says:

    when my last 8,500 hours of free AOL, from the cd’s I got in the Sunday paper in 2001 run out I will try xanga, and only if I don’t like that will I try facebook or twatting.

  24. Anonymous says:

    facebook sucks ass bigtime

  25. Anonymous says:

    Wouldn’t HAVE typed it.

  26. ETHANR26 says:

    Ok, look. Either stop bitching about it, or boycott the fucking site so they stop getting money from you being on there just to complain about it!

  27. Dave says:

    OK i don’t normally comment on sht. but WTF is up with Facebook? it’s so convoluted now it’s ridiculous. I found a shtload of old friends and I’m happy w that but the navigation and all the bells and whistles are ludicrous. I just want to rap w friends

  28. Anonymous says:

    You turds need to calm down.

    Facebook is the best thing on the internet…I’ve used it to track down my grandmother who owes me 10 grand. She borrowed money from me and went to the casinos and never came home that night – that was 7 years ago.

    After writing on her wall posting ‘where my money ho?’ – she finally caved in and she now works at wal-mart. Making some real effort to pay me back.

    Thank you facebook!

  29. Anonymous says:

    When you go to vote on whether you like / want the new look, you are only allowed to place a vote if you allow them to access & publicly post information from your personal page. That is YOU now giving them the right to use your personal property as they wish. Which is what they tried to do with that I own it all controversy.

    But it was just an accident wasn’t it?

  30. Anonymous says:

    your writings of changing your grand mothers! habit of going casinos to working in wallmart is great achievement.you have done a tremendous changes in your family.
    i fully supports of your participation in Facebook.

  31. Anonymous says:

    A humorless wasted opportunity if I ever saw one.

    Have you ever noticed that people who switched to Facebook from MySpace almost never know you can shut off every single thing they disliked about MySpace with a check box in their user options? Most of them don’t even know there’s a page of user options.

  32. Anonymous says:

    Pot, I’d like you to meet Kettle.

  33. Booboo says:

    Doesn’t mean you can’t criticize it.

    Gif Dump

  34. Anonymous says:

    I didnt notice it changed tbh

  35. Anonymous says:

    I didn’t know there was a puerility toggle on the Myspace user preferences. Good looking out anon.

  36. zincink says:

    I was never a user of Facebook I can
    proudly say.

  37. Sam Hamilton says:

    If you are tired of facebook but want a way to connect with artists and musicians then you should check out http://www.putiton.com

    If you are tired of facebook but still want to connect with your friends then pick up the phone…

  38. Tiana says:

    Facebook was incredible when I first discovered it. Now, all of my notifications are spam from applications and it’s boring!


  39. facebook i better of how it is now says:


  40. KrisBelucci says:

    Great post! Just wanted to let you know you have a new subscriber- me!

  41. Joe says:

    my thought’s exactly.

  42. ThaProphet says:

    you mean it will look like myspace?

  43. cory says:
  44. Anonymous says:

    Lol. Good one bro.

  45. tehsusneoh says:

    This user must have been using Internet Explorer.

  46. Anonymous says:

    Sure, a white wall of text doesn’t beat the shit out of colored construction paper.

    FB certainly is unfettered by fun. Where can I listen to every song in the catalog of a music artist on facebook? Play a game without adding a stupid app? leave a comment without every other friend reading it? leave a comment in picture form without adding a stupid app? Watch original comedy and other content made specifically for facebook?

    So there was some spam, and some dumbshits, possibly even you, got phished. Abandon ship!! Did fb users quit email 20 years ago too?

    The place has no personality and character, and I suppose people find that comforting. “We’ll just call it more mature, rather than cold, sterile and inflexible.” Seriously, twitter is just a wall of text and it’s infinitely more engaging, entertaining, and social. Twitter is also better for networking in too many ways to count.

    BUT: Lord knows the world needs more places to network and less places to have fun while doing it: Mission Accomplished Snoozebook!

  47. Anonymous says:

    On myspace you can also enjoy and audio onslaught of terrible music playing in a loop on every page you click, and games and layouts that are 100 MB sized web-pages. Myspace looks like something that belongs on worst-of-web. You and your teeny-bopper friends can have it, just keep your juvenile “layouts,” cookie-cutter eyesores you call profiles, and generic flashgames away from Facebook. The adults will be there displaying pictures and videos, and we’ll buy consoles to game and MP3 players for music.

  48. SK says:

    Completely. Facebook beats the hell out of Myspace…Loser “Anonymous” must be a 12 year old that doesn’t know how to use FB.

  49. Anonymous says:

    Yeah, ideals that they fucked away when they made it open to the public. It was cool and something different. Then they made it a shitty version of myspace. Then myspace was having issues with too many users, then bots came. Once that happened people got annoyed. Now that myspace has worked out those issues, everyone had already switched to facebook and didn’t look back. If they would have, they would have realized that there was something nicer that they had left behind. But now all myspace is, is high school kids, people who have no idea how bad it was for those few months until the kinks got fixed.

  50. designviewer says:

    this is so great!!!

    can’t wait

  51. Anonymous says:

    all the busted css, blinged out godawefulness, endless chainletter bulletins and chronic narcissism of myspace is definitely superior.

  52. Anonymous says:

    Myspace always has and always will be cooler and have more style than facebook.

    Facebook is for tight asses who don’t want to meet new people, or have fun on the net. FB users are the people who want to be on the internet, but don’t want to be called dorks for doing it.

    Facebook is boring, and will die a lame boring death. Perhaps it will eat some tainted peanut butter.

  53. Anonymous says:

    Bull shit. Facebook was founded on very different ideals than Myspace. Myspace originated as a way for musicians to find other band-mates and connect with other bands. However, the tween group quickly took Myspace as their own. Facebook was designed to be a method for college students to organize, collaborate, and generally network. THAT is why Facebook is ‘boring’. However, I would argue that Facebook isn’t boring, but unfettered and polished. To me, Myspace feels juvenile, poorly planned, and insubstantial. Facebook has (at least used to have) an interface that clearly put far more emphasis on information than on frilly design and backgrounds. Although Facebook has some piss-poor management at the moment, I still say it kicks the absolute shit out of Myspace.

  54. moviefan says:

    where are the movie quiz apps and who-shagged-ur-mum quizez, and what-the-fuck-is-this quizez and click-ur-a-vampire apps, and click-your-a-zombie apps and click-u-dont-hav-rel-friends apps and click-u-dont-hav-real-friends-and-think-that-this-app-makes-you-cool apps?
    this truly cannot be the facefuck of the future
    no apps = no need for facebook

  55. lechatfou says:

    lololololol @ Anonymous!!! Pirates ftw!!

  56. Anonymous says:

    IE 7 FTW. Keep linux off of the inerwebs, it’s the reason pirates are crashing it.

  57. Will says:

    I now feed facebook statuses into tweetdeck so I don’t have to go to the FB website anymore. So who cares what they do as long as they keep the API services that other apps can use! :)

  58. Anonymous says:

    It sure looks a lot better without ads! I would not go there if I had to look at that.

  59. Sarah Townsend says:

    So you’re basically saying it’s going to turn into myyearbook.com

  60. Pratik says:

    Wow… you guys need to stop taking MySpace and FaceBook so seriously.

  61. Anonymous says:

    I think this is the kind of thing that gets more and more people to stop using facebook.

  62. Anonymous says:


  63. Anonymous says:

    OMG. i can’t believe it! its gonna be confusing! those ads are so annoying and plus i like the facebook now >:(

  64. RoboPanda says:

    I can’t wait for the “Call Someone A Homo” application. The crank to roll down my car window broke last week and I’m going into withdrawal.

  65. Anonymous says:

    yha dis is some ugky thing

  66. Anonymous says:

    what will holy taco look like in a few years?

  67. Anonymous says:


  68. pro says:

    is the new facebook really bad?

    seriously? you guys too fixated with the old one. get a life.

  69. Anonymous says:

    hilarious and likely true..