The decision to drag its feet on a new Apple-approved Google Maps could be the smartest move for Google. Its more reliable mapping program gives Android a leg up on Apple and gives the company a clear advantage that any consumer can easily understand.
It’s got to hurt Mark Zuckerberg’s ego to see another low rating, considering the company’s mantra is about making users happy over advertisers.
Donna Tam at CNET responds to a new poll suggesting user satisfaction for Facebook may be in a downward spiral. The report suggests users are increasingly dissatisfied with the Zuckerberg network, while competitors such as Twitter and, remarkably, Google+ fared better.
Here, what you should know about Facebook’s plummeting user satisfaction.
GOOD DAY FOR:
Google’s world domination
Google Chrome surpasses Windows Internet Explorer to become the most used web browser on Earth. [Tecca]
The oldest known Babe Ruth jersey sells for a record-breaking $4.4 million, making it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever. [Business Insider]
Beer maker Guinness celebrates its 250th birthday by converting a submarine into an underwater bar. [Discovery News]
BAD DAY FOR:
Two parents attempt to scare their child in a laundromat by putting him in a washing machine, which turns on when they shut the door. [Gawker]
Fair-weather pet owning
As the popularity of the Harry Potter series wanes, hundreds of Potter fans abandon their pet owls. [Geekosystem]
Harbor Patrol agents in California discover 4 tons of marijuana worth $3.6 million floating in the ocean, without a boat in sight. [Newser]
For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: May 18, 2012