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. No where in there does it say "to give people the same beliefs.
Mission Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.
Originally posted by Hefficide
I have Facebook - though I rarely access it lately. Before, I had Myspace. I'll probably have whatever "new" social networking site happens to come along and cause an exodus from Facebook.
It's a convenient way to keep in touch with distant relatives and friends.
Having said that - even if these sites begin life with the best of intentions - they are the penultimate data mining tools known to man... and the beautiful part is that you don't need trojans, root kits, scanners, port hackers, key loggers, nor any other neat tool... They just need you to want your friends to "like" you and you feed the marketing industry priceless information about yourself, your demographic, and your habits without a second thought.
Oh, and we are entering the age of "Facebook as evidence" - so that's a scary aspect as well.