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the new site is awful, it's all confused , I lost several friends with the update, I really miss the old last fm ...
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ladispute

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Victoria Porokhnya

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Have the same problem.had 40 friends at old last fm,now have only 3
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DevilDave

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What a fiasco,  the new site is dreadful, why try to fix what isn't broke,  the old site was superb,  this new one looks very amaturist. 
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Gustavo Abreu

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This new 'about me' section with "200 character limit, plain text only". WHAT THE FUCK, LAST.FM. Why would you do that?

The old one was perfect. Why would you do that to us?
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Your long bio would get in the way for the important side ads. Which we don't see because of adblocks so it's just goingo to be white. Voila!
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ma

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Depressing but true, it seems the new site is more about actually generative revenue then adding functionality or convenience.  They've realised what Yahoo did with Flickr, they can make more money from adds them they can with premium/pro subscriptions so pretty much did away with them. I suppose they were hoping they would attract more new users than they old ones they'd lose.
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MusicMagic™

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A lot of users are disappointed already, including me. And there's another undeniable fact to keep in mind: we are ALL familiar with ad blockers. By default everyone uses these handy tools. A big relief for all of us, because such tools wipe away all possible irritating, intrusive third party advertising. And of course: ad blockers have also other benefits: websites load faster, and the less fortunate users (with a weekly or monthly data limit and limited bandwidth) won't waste precious data consumption this way. Conclusion: this new upcoming site is a stupid risky strategy that will end up in loss of existing loyal users and attracting a few new ones (probably running away after a short time). Because we all have our reasons to cut into the useless clutter on every website.
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Eder

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The new site is awful,some scrobbles appeared from nothing.There's one music that I listened to around 40 times now is appearing that I listened more than 700 .I miss the old version.
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Andy Fricker

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Generally hate updates,and this is no exception,got told last night my account no longer authenticated,haven't been able to sign in,re-register or anything...It mwa working fine before,why id y have to "fix" it???
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Andy Fricker

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Just signed both petitions...Loved the old verssion,the new one's c$%p !
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MusicMagic™

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The old site was working superb. Once again, the Linux attitude, their point of view about updating/upgrading: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it!" - no need for further explanation, right?
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It's a shame, we're living the death of last fm, they literally killed it.
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ladispute

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Really, it is sad to see it
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MusicMagic™

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I'm afraid that will be the final outcome, indeed. Just finished answering a "graphic designer". I kept it as polite as possible, like I mostly do. I only shoved the truth down her throat in the shape of something to ponder about :) ...just scroll down a bit if you want to know what I think about this whole issue. Even though I bet most of you know what the real issue is, anyway. And I'm wasting my time here, I shared my opinions and concerns, that's all I can contribute. If the Last.fm HQ likes to shoot in the dark, like a deaf/dumb/blind cowboy, then so be it. Plenty of alternatives fit for each and everyone of us, anyway! "De gustibus et coloribus non disputandum est" ... that's the golden rule to follow and to obey. But for now, I'm waiting for the moment that this whole site transformation is finally finished. Only then it's wise to decide for ourselves whether it's an improvement or a failure. But right now, the benefit of doubt is still in order. Well, at least for me it seems wise.
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Gato Humano

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new site is awful, they're following the myspace path, what a shame
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Me good friend Mr Ian Ogilvy

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The size of everything needs reducing to about 70% of what it is now.
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aexer ghmc

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Everything looks dwarf, I need a projector screen to launch new Lastfm.

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