Originally Posted by afv011
And therein lies the problem - apple decides what should be common, not the user! If I want my photos to go to Dropbox, not facebook, that's my choice to make.
Yes, they do, that is a fair summary.
It is a model that has been extremely successful for them, as there are many people who do just want something very simple with not too many options, but is most definitely is not the best choice for everyone, and is deliberately limited to far less that the technology would allow, which is frustrating to some as a matter of principle.