Facebook has decided to do away with the word "subscribe" and replace it with "follow." The reason? Apparently people were confused by what the "subscribe" button meant.
Stealing a page -- or rather, a word -- from Twitter? Perhaps. But Facebook isn't talking about that, naturally. Instead, in a statement, the company said that it's making the change across the site because "we found as a term it resonates better with people on the service." Which means, of course, that Facebook thinks "follow" will lead to more...subscribers. … Read more