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2019-01-17 10:50:31 AM  
I have a new fun meme. What you do is post the name of the street you first lived on, then the name of the street you live on now.

You add up all the letters of the street you first lived on using their normal alphabetical weight as values (A=1, B=1, etc.). Post that number. Then you do the same for the street you live on now. Post that number. Then you subtract the number of your current street from the number of your birth street. Post that number, that's most important.

Now, post your mother's maiden name and up its value. Post her married name, add that value. Then subtract married name from maiden name, post that number. You now have two sum numbers. Add those together (and yes, it's possible one or both are negatives, that's fine). Post that.

Now, post your social security number. Add it up as three distinct numbers (i.e., you will have a 3-digit, a 2-digit, and a 3-digit number). Then add up those three numbers. Now do the same for your mother's SSN and your father's SSN. Add up the three totals of all three SSNs for your third sum number.

Now, the most important part. Take your SSN sum number and divide it by the sum of the first two sum numbers. That's your Final Score. Post your bank account number and divide that by your Final Score Number. What you have is your Future Number, and my next post will tell you how to interpret that.
 
2019-01-17 10:54:15 AM  
Pocket Ninja:

You're getting a smart, not a funny, but its too accurate rather than absurd.

Considering how many other things Facebook has lied about recently, including secret attempts to smear critics publicly, sharing our data, giving companies access to private messages, and even lying about their work on Trump's campaign, I feel like there is a 5% chance they aren't using this info and are telling the truth.
 
2019-01-17 10:57:36 AM  
One correction and then you can start doing the Future Number Challenge. The alphabet weight is A=1, B=2, C=3, etc. I wouldn't want people to end up with an incorrect Future Number because they weren't weighing alphabet letters correctly, that would ruin the fun of the challenge (and the accuracy of your Future Number Results, I'll post how to interpret those in just a little bit).
 
2019-01-17 10:58:08 AM  
Facebook: Not even once.
 
2019-01-17 10:58:52 AM  

Pocket Ninja: One correction and then you can start doing the Future Number Challenge. The alphabet weight is A=1, B=2, C=3, etc.


God dammit, now I have to start all over!
 
2019-01-17 11:02:47 AM  
I thought posting photos of members was against Facebook's terms and conditions.
 
2019-01-17 11:17:59 AM  

Pocket Ninja: I have a new fun meme. What you do is post the name of the street you first lived on, then the name of the street you live on now.

You add up all the letters of the street you first lived on using their normal alphabetical weight as values (A=1, B=1, etc.). Post that number. Then you do the same for the street you live on now. Post that number. Then you subtract the number of your current street from the number of your birth street. Post that number, that's most important.

Now, post your mother's maiden name and up its value. Post her married name, add that value. Then subtract married name from maiden name, post that number. You now have two sum numbers. Add those together (and yes, it's possible one or both are negatives, that's fine). Post that.

Now, post your social security number. Add it up as three distinct numbers (i.e., you will have a 3-digit, a 2-digit, and a 3-digit number). Then add up those three numbers. Now do the same for your mother's SSN and your father's SSN. Add up the three totals of all three SSNs for your third sum number.

Now, the most important part. Take your SSN sum number and divide it by the sum of the first two sum numbers. That's your Final Score. Post your bank account number and divide that by your Final Score Number. What you have is your Future Number, and my next post will tell you how to interpret that.


Dude, everyone knows that the Global Internet Filter covers that shiat:

SSN: ***-**-***

DOB: **/**/****

Visa: ****-****-****-****
CVC: ***

See?
 
2019-01-17 11:26:40 AM  
Lol Facebook knows all they have to do is make a simple appeal to narcissism to get whatever they want.
People need to submit fake photos to confuse it if they aren't already.
 
2019-01-17 11:43:36 AM  
Here's the thing, though: share your pic from 2009 and 2019 and wait both those pics are already uploaded, date stamped, tagged and associated with you.  No further user input required.
 
2019-01-17 12:21:40 PM  

factoryconnection: Here's the thing, though: share your pic from 2009 and 2019 and wait both those pics are already uploaded, date stamped, tagged and associated with you.  No further user input required.


Yeah that's what I thought too.
 
2019-01-17 12:23:14 PM  

Petit_Merdeux: Pocket Ninja: I have a new fun meme. What you do is post the name of the street you first lived on, then the name of the street you live on now.

You add up all the letters of the street you first lived on using their normal alphabetical weight as values (A=1, B=1, etc.). Post that number. Then you do the same for the street you live on now. Post that number. Then you subtract the number of your current street from the number of your birth street. Post that number, that's most important.

Now, post your mother's maiden name and up its value. Post her married name, add that value. Then subtract married name from maiden name, post that number. You now have two sum numbers. Add those together (and yes, it's possible one or both are negatives, that's fine). Post that.

Now, post your social security number. Add it up as three distinct numbers (i.e., you will have a 3-digit, a 2-digit, and a 3-digit number). Then add up those three numbers. Now do the same for your mother's SSN and your father's SSN. Add up the three totals of all three SSNs for your third sum number.

Now, the most important part. Take your SSN sum number and divide it by the sum of the first two sum numbers. That's your Final Score. Post your bank account number and divide that by your Final Score Number. What you have is your Future Number, and my next post will tell you how to interpret that.

Dude, everyone knows that the Global Internet Filter covers that shiat:

SSN: ***-**-***

DOB: **/**/****

Visa: ****-****-****-****
CVC: ***

See?


No one told you about the latest in Russian asterisk decrypting tech did they?

Thanks for the new stuff man!
 
2019-01-17 12:23:43 PM  

factoryconnection: Here's the thing, though: share your pic from 2009 and 2019 and wait both those pics are already uploaded, date stamped, tagged and associated with you.  No further user input required.


Exactly.  That's old information as far as FB is concerned.
 
2019-01-17 12:24:50 PM  
 I think my YouPorn profile is at least 10 years old. I wonder what photos they'll send me,.
 
2019-01-17 12:25:16 PM  
If you still have a FB account in 2019 you only have yourself to blame and I will not feel bad if anything bad happens to you and your data.

And no, you don't "need" it to communicate with people, so stop using that excuse.
 
2019-01-17 12:26:09 PM  
(555)867-5309
 
2019-01-17 12:26:18 PM  
I think I'd rather see if my old MySpace page still exists rather than go back on Facebook at this point.

Sadly, the GeoCities page is no longer an option.
 
2019-01-17 12:26:25 PM  
oh shiat.
 
2019-01-17 12:26:29 PM  

Pocket Ninja: I have a new fun meme. What you do is post the name of the street you first lived on, then the name of the street you live on now.

You add up all the letters of the street you first lived on using their normal alphabetical weight as values (A=1, B=1, etc.). Post that number. Then you do the same for the street you live on now. Post that number. Then you subtract the number of your current street from the number of your birth street. Post that number, that's most important.

Now, post your mother's maiden name and up its value. Post her married name, add that value. Then subtract married name from maiden name, post that number. You now have two sum numbers. Add those together (and yes, it's possible one or both are negatives, that's fine). Post that.

Now, post your social security number. Add it up as three distinct numbers (i.e., you will have a 3-digit, a 2-digit, and a 3-digit number). Then add up those three numbers. Now do the same for your mother's SSN and your father's SSN. Add up the three totals of all three SSNs for your third sum number.

Now, the most important part. Take your SSN sum number and divide it by the sum of the first two sum numbers. That's your Final Score. Post your bank account number and divide that by your Final Score Number. What you have is your Future Number, and my next post will tell you how to interpret that.


My final number was 5318008, but I don't know what it means. Please help! What's in my future?
 
2019-01-17 12:27:39 PM  

Pocket Ninja: I have a new fun meme. What you do is post the name of the street you first lived on, then the name of the street you live on now.

You add up all the letters of the street you first lived on using their normal alphabetical weight as values (A=1, B=1, etc.). Post that number. Then you do the same for the street you live on now. Post that number. Then you subtract the number of your current street from the number of your birth street. Post that number, that's most important.

Now, post your mother's maiden name and up its value. Post her married name, add that value. Then subtract married name from maiden name, post that number. You now have two sum numbers. Add those together (and yes, it's possible one or both are negatives, that's fine). Post that.

Now, post your social security number. Add it up as three distinct numbers (i.e., you will have a 3-digit, a 2-digit, and a 3-digit number). Then add up those three numbers. Now do the same for your mother's SSN and your father's SSN. Add up the three totals of all three SSNs for your third sum number.

Now, the most important part. Take your SSN sum number and divide it by the sum of the first two sum numbers. That's your Final Score. Post your bank account number and divide that by your Final Score Number. What you have is your Future Number, and my next post will tell you how to interpret that.


I get -3.
 
2019-01-17 12:27:59 PM  
Yeah, well my Facebook account is a mixed race, pro-gun, pro-life, pro-antifa, antivax, ultra vegan, avid hunter (but only for sport), practicing Christian/Muslim hybrid who support gay marriage but denounces gay adoption.

Take THAT, algorithms!
 
2019-01-17 12:30:33 PM  

guestguy: Yeah, well my Facebook account is a mixed race, pro-gun, pro-life, pro-antifa, antivax, ultra vegan, avid hunter (but only for sport), practicing Christian/Muslim hybrid who support gay marriage but denounces gay adoption.

Take THAT, algorithms!


Don't forget small butt.   :P
 
2019-01-17 12:31:42 PM  
Mods please delete my previous post. The Global Internet Filter appears not to have worked.
 
2019-01-17 12:32:24 PM  

cowgirl toffee: guestguy: Yeah, well my Facebook account is a mixed race, pro-gun, pro-life, pro-antifa, antivax, ultra vegan, avid hunter (but only for sport), practicing Christian/Muslim hybrid who support gay marriage but denounces gay adoption.

Take THAT, algorithms!

Don't forget small butt.   :P


Why you gotta take it to a real place?

( ._.)
 
2019-01-17 12:32:58 PM  

NuclearPenguins: If you still have a FB account in 2019 you only have yourself to blame and I will not feel bad if anything bad happens to you and your data.


I have a FB account for a simple basic reason: it keeps my parents happy and less likely to worry.  The real problem is that people post every damn thing to it and believe every link their senile uncle posts.

NuclearPenguins: And no, you don't "need" it to communicate with people, so stop using that excuse.


You may not "need" it to communicate - but it's useful to keep tabs on friends and family.  And then take the actual communication to another tool like signal or imessages.

FaceBook is a tool.  Use it in moderation.

/and don't use FaceBook Messaging
 
2019-01-17 12:34:34 PM  

guestguy: cowgirl toffee: guestguy: Yeah, well my Facebook account is a mixed race, pro-gun, pro-life, pro-antifa, antivax, ultra vegan, avid hunter (but only for sport), practicing Christian/Muslim hybrid who support gay marriage but denounces gay adoption.

Take THAT, algorithms!

Don't forget small butt.   :P

Why you gotta take it to a real place?

( ._.)


My bad.   :)
 
2019-01-17 12:35:03 PM  

guestguy: Yeah, well my Facebook account is a mixed race, pro-gun, pro-life, pro-antifa, antivax, ultra vegan, avid hunter (but only for sport), practicing Christian/Muslim hybrid who support gay marriage but denounces gay adoption.

Take THAT, algorithms!


You are in category 47-b.
 
2019-01-17 12:35:09 PM  

cowgirl toffee: guestguy: cowgirl toffee: guestguy: Yeah, well my Facebook account is a mixed race, pro-gun, pro-life, pro-antifa, antivax, ultra vegan, avid hunter (but only for sport), practicing Christian/Muslim hybrid who support gay marriage but denounces gay adoption.

Take THAT, algorithms!

Don't forget small butt.   :P

Why you gotta take it to a real place?

( ._.)

My bad.   :)


Your bad, indeed... ;P
 
2019-01-17 12:35:49 PM  

weddingsinger: Pocket Ninja:

You're getting a smart, not a funny, but its too accurate rather than absurd.

Considering how many other things Facebook has lied about recently, including secret attempts to smear critics publicly, sharing our data, giving companies access to private messages, and even lying about their work on Trump's campaign, I feel like there is a 5% chance they aren't using this info and are telling the truth.


what always makes me wonder is...does he just have stuff pre-written?  Is it a total fark thing, where it's sitting there without comments and he casually writes, and then when it goes green his instant-massive comments aren't something he wrote in a second, but instead over a long time?
 
2019-01-17 12:36:55 PM  

priapic_abandon2: guestguy: Yeah, well my Facebook account is a mixed race, pro-gun, pro-life, pro-antifa, antivax, ultra vegan, avid hunter (but only for sport), practicing Christian/Muslim hybrid who support gay marriage but denounces gay adoption.

Take THAT, algorithms!

You are in category 47-b.


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2019-01-17 12:37:04 PM  
residentret

(555)867-5309

Jenny?


How about a jesus farking christ people are gullible for $200 chuck.

Even if isn't FB harvesting your info, someone is.
 
2019-01-17 12:37:23 PM  

gingerjet: NuclearPenguins: If you still have a FB account in 2019 you only have yourself to blame and I will not feel bad if anything bad happens to you and your data.

I have a FB account for a simple basic reason: it keeps my parents happy and less likely to worry.  The real problem is that people post every damn thing to it and believe every link their senile uncle posts.

NuclearPenguins: And no, you don't "need" it to communicate with people, so stop using that excuse.

You may not "need" it to communicate - but it's useful to keep tabs on friends and family.  And then take the actual communication to another tool like signal or imessages.

FaceBook is a tool.  Use it in moderation.

/and don't use FaceBook Messaging


You also think Apple and Uber are good things, so forgive me if I choose to disagree.
 
2019-01-17 12:37:47 PM  
Law enforcement has been doing this for years. Age progression has come a long way.
 
2019-01-17 12:37:50 PM  
"Alexa, how do I stop Facebook from spying on me?"
 
2019-01-17 12:38:58 PM  

gingerjet: FaceBook users is are a tools. Use it in moderation. You know they're hurting society, yet you keep feeding the machine.


FTFY ;)

//winky-face means I love you all
//even my wife uses FB.  Dang her to heck.
 
2019-01-17 12:39:33 PM  

Ishkur: "Alexa, how do I stop Facebook from spying on me?"


"I'm not sure...I require more info first.  Please deposit semen sample into the USB port of your Echo device."
 
2019-01-17 12:40:43 PM  

Howling Fantods: Pocket Ninja: I have a new fun meme. What you do is post the name of the street you first lived on, then the name of the street you live on now.

You add up all the letters of the street you first lived on using their normal alphabetical weight as values (A=1, B=1, etc.). Post that number. Then you do the same for the street you live on now. Post that number. Then you subtract the number of your current street from the number of your birth street. Post that number, that's most important.

Now, post your mother's maiden name and up its value. Post her married name, add that value. Then subtract married name from maiden name, post that number. You now have two sum numbers. Add those together (and yes, it's possible one or both are negatives, that's fine). Post that.

Now, post your social security number. Add it up as three distinct numbers (i.e., you will have a 3-digit, a 2-digit, and a 3-digit number). Then add up those three numbers. Now do the same for your mother's SSN and your father's SSN. Add up the three totals of all three SSNs for your third sum number.

Now, the most important part. Take your SSN sum number and divide it by the sum of the first two sum numbers. That's your Final Score. Post your bank account number and divide that by your Final Score Number. What you have is your Future Number, and my next post will tell you how to interpret that.

My final number was 5318008, but I don't know what it means. Please help! What's in my future?


Death eventually. You can bet on it!
 
2019-01-17 12:41:12 PM  
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2019-01-17 12:41:28 PM  

Another Government Employee: Pocket Ninja: I have a new fun meme. What you do is post the name of the street you first lived on, then the name of the street you live on now.

You add up all the letters of the street you first lived on using their normal alphabetical weight as values (A=1, B=1, etc.). Post that number. Then you do the same for the street you live on now. Post that number. Then you subtract the number of your current street from the number of your birth street. Post that number, that's most important.

Now, post your mother's maiden name and up its value. Post her married name, add that value. Then subtract married name from maiden name, post that number. You now have two sum numbers. Add those together (and yes, it's possible one or both are negatives, that's fine). Post that.

Now, post your social security number. Add it up as three distinct numbers (i.e., you will have a 3-digit, a 2-digit, and a 3-digit number). Then add up those three numbers. Now do the same for your mother's SSN and your father's SSN. Add up the three totals of all three SSNs for your third sum number.

Now, the most important part. Take your SSN sum number and divide it by the sum of the first two sum numbers. That's your Final Score. Post your bank account number and divide that by your Final Score Number. What you have is your Future Number, and my next post will tell you how to interpret that.

I get -3.


I got a rock
 
2019-01-17 12:45:16 PM  
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Q&D, but i got the ideal off my FB feed.
 
2019-01-17 12:45:32 PM  
I've never really noticed targeted ads on Facebook.  For that, I give thanks to Adblock Plus.
 
2019-01-17 12:47:41 PM  

Pocket Ninja: One correction and then you can start doing the Future Number Challenge. The alphabet weight is A=1, B=2, C=3, etc. I wouldn't want people to end up with an incorrect Future Number because they weren't weighing alphabet letters correctly, that would ruin the fun of the challenge (and the accuracy of your Future Number Results, I'll post how to interpret those in just a little bit).


Dammit, now I have to do all that again.
 
2019-01-17 12:49:03 PM  

cowgirl toffee: [i.chzbgr.com image 500x361]


Long gif. A gif that kept on giffing.
I enjoyed it.
 
2019-01-17 12:50:28 PM  
Facebook uses DeepFace neural network.

What better way to get a training data set than this tomfarkery?

It could be used for good (the aging of missing kids), but most likely nothing good will come from this.

The biometrics information will be stored and used at some later time. The change in the biometric information will be used to strengthen DeepFace. At this point, it won't matter that the data gets deleted, since the model will have that data incorporated.

In other words, hell no.
 
2019-01-17 12:52:24 PM  
Why would they need to have you do this?
Can't they just access your old photos anytime they want?
 
2019-01-17 12:55:43 PM  

Rev. Skarekroe: Why would they need to have you do this?
Can't they just access your old photos anytime they want?


Yes they can, but, since people are having fun doing this, it must be stopped at all costs.
 
2019-01-17 12:56:23 PM  

acouvis: I think I'd rather see if my old MySpace page still exists rather than go back on Facebook at this point.

Sadly, the GeoCities page is no longer an option.


My Tripod site still exists - untouched since 2005 except when I went in a couple years ago and deleted my email and killed the links to personal stuff.

I nuked my MySpace account in about 2012 - they deleted all the pages when Justin Timberlake (?) took over and tried to make it all music content.
 
2019-01-17 12:59:27 PM  
Rev. Skarekroe

Why would they need to have you do this?
Can't they just access your old photos anytime they want?


Pulling from backups is a pain in the ass.
 
2019-01-17 01:04:33 PM  
Facebook has become self aware.

It's harvesting targetting data for terminators.

Saiah Conorr...log off if you want to livfe.
 
2019-01-17 01:12:19 PM  
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2009

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2019
 
2019-01-17 01:13:59 PM  
I wonder if their AI will be confused by Jeff Goldblum?

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