Is Facebook in trouble?

I have posted in recent months about all the “improvements” Facebook has made to its privacy policies and how these changes have drawn the ire of consumers, consumer groups and the FTC.  But there’s even more evidence that these changes aren’t helping Facebook’s popularity in the business community.

Now they have created Facebook, “Community pages” which aggregates content from Wikipedia and from Facebook walls.  This post from Jeremiah Owyang of Web Strategy makes the point that companies posted content for marketing purposes on their walls now see them mixed and matched on these “Community pages” further diluting their brands.  And the Facebook branding is pretty overwhelming to begin with.

This is just the latest in the ongoing backlash which includes college kids working on a social networking app that takes out the Facebook middle man and Facebook boycotts.  This is getting interesting…


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