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originally posted by: LightSpeedDriver
How does a company that provides "free" online services get valued at X millions or billions of dollars on the stock exchange?
Mental gymnastics? Or secret government financial contracts, using profiling, facial and voice recognition to link every single user to other users, known or unknown?
originally posted by: CriticalStinker
a reply to: DeReK DaRkLy
So where will young women put their duck face pictures?
originally posted by: Krakatoa
originally posted by: DeReK DaRkLy
a reply to: Krakatoa
"This sounds like a self entitles rant to me. "
Great. Put a name on it and take a picture! Wheeee!
All rants are self-entitled..that's why they're called rants... and there's a "forum just for 'em" ;-)
Let me rephrase then. You sound like a self entitled whiner that thinks everyone should accept whatever crap spews from you, with no repercussions.
My advice, grow up and understand that when you fail to follow the rules, you will be taken to task for your indiscretion. Whining to another group about being treated that way is simply immature.
originally posted by: Beatnixx1414
a reply to: Quetzalcoatl14
How is that quote critical of him? He actually seems to be in the right there. However we should never attribute anything good to the man. He was a genocidal blow hard
originally posted by: LumenImagoDei
I heard someone say this once and it rang so true to me:
"Facebook isn't about connecting with friends, it's about having an audience."
Most people who post a lot on Facebook are looking for validation and nothing more. I have a hunch that they aren't as happy with their lives as they put off so they post things for likes and shares in order to feel validated.
The problem with that is that they won't post anything they DON'T want people to know and will only post things they DO want people to know, in effect creating a false persona online, making their life seem better than it actually is. It also becomes an echo chamber where you can easily delete or block anyone that has a different opinion which leads to a positive feedback loop that feeds ones ego no matter how wrong they actually are.
I do have Facebook but I rarely use it for those exact reasons.
"I am putting forth the idea that Facebook has cast a spell on society and it's about to get worse. "
originally posted by: [post=21809909]DeReK DaRkLy
originally posted by: GiulXainx
a reply to: DeReK DaRkLy
I had to stop reading after your first sentence because I already knew this happened.
On December 1st, 2016, Facebook began blacklisting the press by ip addresses. So on December 1st, 2016, at 12:01 am, I signed off of facebook indefinitely.
My reason for leaving was clear. And you should do the same as a copy and paste of the following text:
Your censorship of the first ammendment right of this country is inexcusable.