Facebook shrinks Web page fonts

November 4, 2010
Facebook page for its founder Mark Zuckerman is seen in this file photo. Facebook has set some users to squinting by shrinking text size on pages of the world's most popular online social networking service.

Facebook set some users to squinting by shrinking text size on pages of the world's most popular online social networking service.

"We are constantly testing new ways to make the site more efficient for people," a spokesman said on Wednesday, in response to an AFP inquiry regarding the smaller font at the website.

"We listen to feedback and always try to incorporate it in future product updates, releases and features."

The change was getting harpooned online, with forums featuring playful squawks about making reading tough on the eyes of Facebook fans.

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4 / 5 (1) Nov 04, 2010
gotta make room for those advertising clickthrough banners. Just think, how much more room/whitespace might be filled with knowledge here but for the FB banners?

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