Do the newfangled bells and whistles on on Facebook seem like just too much? Were you just getting used to things the way they were? Just got adept at reading through your friends' stuff, and now you're lost?
Would you just like the old Facebook back?
Well, if you use Google Chrome as your browser, you can.
A browser extension for Chrome called Facebook Classic fixes you right up. You have the option to turn off that annoying ticker. It removes the little tabs from the corners of each post. And, best of all, everything is back in chronological order.
Before Facebook Classic:
And after (ticker turnoff is optional)