I haven’t been keeping up with how facebook looks because I don’t usually log into facebook anymore. I’m still getting all of my updates though. How? I use a program that fetches my friend’s statuses and picture updates. I can also comment on them and post my own comments and status as well.
The program is called socialite, you can download it here. It also fetches all of my google reader feeds. You can also use it for twitter, flickr, and general rss reading as well. This one is Mac only, but there’s probably other programs out there like this for you windows folks. I’ve found it a great way to get the important stuff from facebook and avoid all of the ads, stupid games, and the inevitable format changes. It’s nice having a program that will do my updates for me and allow my web browsing to be just that, browsing.