mesmer242: There aren't that many details on the changes. But now you can't tell your employer "Facebook? Oh, I don't have an account." in an effort to avoid friending your manager. Fun!
Mr Guy: born_yesterday: myrrh: Gaboo: For $7, users can promote a post to their friends, just as advertisers do.LOL, Seriously? People are that hung up on themselves?No, but Zuck is in fact that hung up on money. And considering how badly the IPO went, I can't say I blame him.He seems to have run out of innovations that benefit the average user, and has had nothing but a string of "features" that benefit advertisers and pay-as-you attention whores.I'm expecting even the most basic functions to require payment to operate correctly.Soon, for $5 you will be able to geo-register your location, and every 18 to 21 year old who posts pictures of her boobs in a ten mile radius automatically shows up on your wall, regardless of their privacy settings. It should be huge in the stalker/pedophile market, who spend a lot of money on the internet.
Cinletharwi: FB isn't worth this constant annoyance, anymore
Cinletharwi: The thing Zuckerberg said he loathed most about business, is the thing that is happening to his 'baby' right before his very eyes.
Cinletharwi: Social Networking as "a revolution in human connection" fails because the landscape is inevitably dominated by massive attention whoring/self-promotion (Twitter) and advertising-through-friends in their name (FB), which disrupts the sense of relationship as it exists online.
Silverstaff: I only discovered the "other" FB message folder a couple of weeks ago.I sometimes comment on a few news websites other than Fark, on a couple I logged in with my FB login.I got so much hate mail and bile directed at me in response to things I posted, all going into "Other". Of course, I only found these messages months later.I wasn't trolling, but I was posting things that weren't exactly super-popular (or had lots of enthusiastic opposition). Saying things like I believed that Bradley Manning is traitorous scum who should face a firing squad or saying that Mitt Romney was a waffling sockpuppet of billionaire backers, you know, the sort of things that start/started routine flame wars on Fark, instead people were messaging me directly to tell me that I'm warmongering scum, a brainwashed libby lib, or just a brief little "fark you".I decided at that point to stop using my FB login for news sites, the relative anonymity of Fark helps shield from the total morons who I am afraid might just get a little too personal.
my alt's alt's alt: what ever happened to the moniker "don't give our your personal information including your full name on the internet"? it's what i grew up understanding and following. facebook made it safe and "OK" somehow?
born_yesterday: /If employers can check FB before hiring, I can't afford for a friend to "tag" me in a compromising photo.
mesmer242: ha-ha-guy: It also ignores the whole "block messages from people I'm not friends with" setting. You can only block people individually after they message you. So now that farked up stalker guy can just make a new profile every week for the missive he sends you. Go Facebook!Yes, and everyone is now visible via facebook search.I deactivated my account today. I was one of the "single digit percentage" of users who was hidden from everybody but friends of friends and I'm too paranoid to be on there if that's not the case.
computerguyUT: People actually still use facebook?Wow.
myrrh: Gaboo: For $7, users can promote a post to their friends, just as advertisers do.LOL, Seriously? People are that hung up on themselves?No, but Zuck is in fact that hung up on money. And considering how badly the IPO went, I can't say I blame him.
Gaboo: For $7, users can promote a post to their friends, just as advertisers do.LOL, Seriously? People are that hung up on themselves?
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