"The sheer creepiness of Facebook" Topic
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| javelin98 ||06 Sep 2016 12:15 p.m. PST|
A thrilling account of my harrowing experiences having Facebook throw bizarre friend suggestions at me:
If I wasn't already an advocate for greater Web privacy, I sure as heck would be after this.
|Winston Smith ||06 Sep 2016 12:51 p.m. PST|
People keep wondering why I refuse to be on Facebook.
| javelin98 ||06 Sep 2016 1:42 p.m. PST|
I know, right? Oh, by the way, Winston -- nice shirt!
|Shagnasty ||06 Sep 2016 1:57 p.m. PST|
Creepy indeed. I don't even use messaging or Twittering. I am not a fan of the 21st Century.
| javelin98 ||06 Sep 2016 2:13 p.m. PST|
I, too, have chosen not to be a Twit.
| piper909 ||06 Sep 2016 2:49 p.m. PST|
I don't tweet, twitter, bleat, chirp, or look for Pokemon; I do have a FB account but primarily as a way to stay in contact with friends who otherwise would drift out of my orbit or who aren't easily reachable any other way. I don't do much else with that account, except post tale tales and pictures and lie about stuff for the amusement of all. I didn't much like the 20th century and I can't stand the 21st! Hard to be a throwback…
|napthyme ||06 Sep 2016 3:35 p.m. PST|
just proves not only is big brother watching you, but little brother as well these days.
|PaddySinclair||06 Sep 2016 4:25 p.m. PST|
You have turned off geo-tagging on you iPhone for pictures right? And I'd bet that Facebook still has share privileges based on the photos auto-uploaded to iCloud.
|Great War Ace ||06 Sep 2016 5:19 p.m. PST|
I don't receive notifications at all. Facebook gets an occasional comment from me. This year with its election madness I have been "on" Facebook more than usual. Probably that will end with the elections….