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Is it me or is almost everyone starting to suck?

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posted on Mar, 6 2015 @ 02:06 PM
By everyone I mean Microsoft, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon video, Comcast, Google, Apple just to name a few that have been showing allot of signs of incompetence lately. Incompetence feels like it's spreading like a plague. Allot of these companies are really starting to go down hill. Its almost as if they want to suck noways. I remember Google used to be awesome until they started pushing things like Google plus and Google Chrome on us and buying out YouTube and making them suck even more. Also Facebook seems to be slowly going down hill. They used to have a good app until they started forcing us to use messenger and their mobile app isn't all that great anymore. How is it innovation when your computer based website is better than your mobile app?

Another issue is these streaming websites seem to be going downhill. Netflix I ended up leaving because a bunch of their content is edited badly and they get allot of crappy movies instead of getting good movies up on streaming and they try to taunt us with CD's to get more instead of adding more to their streaming site which is what they should do but would rather waste money on original content. Netflix also cant keep a streaming contract for a lot of shows if for very long. Amazon video has great content bu their apps and streaming website are pretty bad. it loads a bunch of times even when I have a perfect WiFi signal. That could also be incompetence at Comcast. But after trying the console app for amazon video and trying it on computer there are defiantly signs of performance issues with their video apps. Also there's no recently watched on the amazon video full website but they have a recently watched on their apps makes no sense.

Another Issue I'm having is I have Comcast in a house of a room I'm renting out and the WiFi is just horrible allot of the time even when I have an 'excellent signal'. Customer service is a joke to Comcast because allot of them on the phone don't know about a problem so they transfer you through three people till they get someone who finally knows something. We tried at&t but my room mate hated how the cable channels were set up even and were missing allot of the channels Comcast had tho I enjoyed their internet service better than Comcast.

And Microsoft has been going down hill since they came up with windows 8 and probably had allot of ups and downs before that. The Xbox One is a farce and they try to pass it of as an '8th gen' console. Horrible controller and awful OS format has been my experience with the Xbox One. I actually liked how the 360 was set up more and the controller felt like better quality than the Xbox One. I'm going with a PS4 as soon as I have enough coin for one. I'm probably going to end up trading my Xbox One in for a PS4. Sorry Xbox fans but even allot of die hard Xbox fans are starting to not like the Xbox One and are slowly switching to PS4.

posted on Mar, 6 2015 @ 02:08 PM
It's you. And me too as well. Further down the spiral.

posted on Mar, 6 2015 @ 02:12 PM
Let's add excel to that list! My god they can just rip us all off and no one can do anything aboht it. So frustrating. a reply to: paranormal78

posted on Mar, 6 2015 @ 02:16 PM
..and I had such high hopes for this thread

posted on Mar, 6 2015 @ 03:34 PM
Quit streaming man and get out and do something else!

posted on Mar, 6 2015 @ 07:36 PM
a reply to: paranormal78


I knew I wouldn't be the only one noticing this OP

But it isn't incompetence

It is steady transference of control from user to company that created the product

A book can be written on this in the just last 3 years

posted on Mar, 6 2015 @ 07:44 PM
It's not about whether or not they suck.

The question is do they swallow or...

You know what. This post is probably getting deleted. Sorry, mods. My maturity level is too low and I just had to go there. I shall leave now in shame.

posted on Mar, 6 2015 @ 08:47 PM
a reply to: Borisbanger

Boris, I agree. I am more concerned with the broader "suckage" of this day and age. ISIS, Obama, Global Warming, Gas prices, Food prices, Homelessness, Unemployment...just to name a few.

To Paranormal78: while your statements may be as valid to others as they are to you and if put in proper perspective, they really aren't all that high on the suckage scale, IMHO.

posted on Mar, 7 2015 @ 03:45 AM
a reply to: Ultralight

I agree. I am more concerned with the broader "suckage" of this day

..and "porkability"

posted on Mar, 7 2015 @ 12:45 PM
Yep, and let's not forget smartphone manufacturers who have gone completely insane and totally suck (At least the big players).
Non-ramovable/small batteries, lack of SD, bloatware and what not. It's all about design now (Which, ironically, also makes 0 sense and sucks totally too, with lots of ridiculous decisions like protruding cameras, headphones jack on the bottom, back buttons, curved screens, fragile "premium" glass, there are tons of examples). Idiocracy has arrived.

I believe they really want their phones to suck, because, in their sick minds, they think people will actually replace their phones more frequently when they are constantly unsatisfied. Well they may be right. I personally do the opposite, until they decide to show some respect for a change.
edit on 7-3-2015 by mkpetrov because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 7 2015 @ 12:49 PM
Maybe the tech can't keep up with our expectations. I blame back to the future 2 ands it's hover boards

posted on Mar, 7 2015 @ 12:52 PM
a reply to: woodwardjnr

Nah, it's completely policy-related. whether it's software or hardware, it's just deliberately screwed up and making 0 sense. It's not like it can't be better. Actually more and more often it's been better already and then they "improve" it.

posted on Mar, 7 2015 @ 08:35 PM
a reply to: paranormal78

I am blowing up like a volcano of depression.

Every aspect of society, has been drained of all goodness. My soul cries out so many tears. All aspects of earth have been corrupted. Media. Religion. Socialism. Love. Academics. Music. Style.

The whole world has turned to apathy. Meaning they do not care anymore. The new generation thinks it is 'cool' not to care.

Everyone in the world believes it is acceptable to lie. All teachers are teaching the new generation that lying is a good thing.

So we don't have any love. No respect. No truth. No love. No admiration. No morals. No guidance. No order. No trust.

It is too shameful. It is too shameful that the world now believes in this.


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