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Facebook ‘users’ are now ‘people’

Kai Ryssdal Dec 15, 2014
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Facebook ‘users’ are now ‘people’

Kai Ryssdal Dec 15, 2014
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Turns out, the word “user” – the term the software industry uses when referring to the people who use their product – is no longer in favor at Facebook headquarters.

“Facebook switched to internally calling its users ‘people,'” says Robinson Meyer, associate editor at The Atlantic. “So instead, on its internal dashboards talking about ‘daily average users,’ it talks about ‘daily average people.'”

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