Facebook Are Much Better Now

Ian Lurie

Facebook just got rid of ‘is’, I think. I may be totally out of touch, and maybe they made this change days ago, but I’m so excited! I can write a status line without ‘is’! Woo hoo!

Facebook "is"

I now return to regularly-scheduled programming.

Ian Lurie
CEO & Founder

Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent and the EVP of Marketing Services at Clearlink. He's been a digital marketer since the days of AOL and Compuserve (25 years, if you're counting). He's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Smashing Magazine, and TechCrunch. Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, Seattle Interactive Conference and ad:Tech. He has published several books about business and marketing: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle, The Web Marketing All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, and Conversation Marketing. Follow him on Twitter at portentint, and on LinkedIn at LinkedIn.com/in/ianlurie.

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  1. Ha! I always thought it was dumb that they forced you into saying “is.” I *is* always having to come up with creative ways to word my sentences.

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