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I BEG your pardon, LJ?
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From LJ's announcements feed:


Automatic lj-cuts
One of the most common complaints we get is that even your best friends don't do you the courtesy of using the lj-cut on long entries. We consulted with a cutting-edge market research firm and concluded that no one really wants to read more than 140 characters about what their friends are doing. And with our new automatic lj-cut, you won't have to! From now on, all those wordy entries on your Friends Page will automatically be cut at the 140-character sweet spot.


"Cutting-edge market research firm"?

"No one really wants to read more than 140 characters about what their friends are doing"?

"No one"?


*headdesk*


This is not effing Facebook, you morons. It's Livejournal. JOURNAL. As in, what a concept, WRITING.

The irony, of course, is that LJ's own message about the New!Shiny!Cutting-edge!automatic lj-cuts is, oh, let's see, ALMOST THREE TIMES LONGER THAN THEIR MAGIC 140 CHARACTERS. Here, in fact, is how it would look under LJ's precious new policy:

One of the most common complaints we get is that even your best friends don't do you the courtesy of using the lj-cut on long entries. We consulted with a cutting-edge ma

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sounds like an April fools mixed with Twitter.

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