The Guardian Unlikes Facebook

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth

The Guardian has killed its Facebook social reader – which is interesting, given that it appeared to be something of a political hot potato inside the company, with some people very keen to have control of it.

Martin Belam tells the story of its design, by way of a memorial.

Kudos to all involved for trying something new, though, even if it ultimately failed.

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Adam is a lecturer, trainer and writer. He's been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 30. He lectures on audience strategy and engagement at City, University of London.