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Mike Loukides' essay adds to the debate over Facebook's "frictionless sharing" apps that broadcast to friends everything you read, watch or listen to. He argues, as I have earlier, that "frictionless sharing isn't better sharing; it's the absence of sharing. There's something about the friction, the need to work, the one-on-one contact, that makes the sharing real, not just some cyber phenomenon." || Earlier: If everything is shared automatically, nothing has significance | News orgs are getting millions of readers and surprising traffic to old stories through these apps