Everyone I’ve spoken to hates Facebook’s ‘frictionless sharing’ thing. You know, the thing that shows you every single article your friends are reading on supported sites. On the occasions when the story sounds interesting, you click the link and get asked to install a social reader, rather than just taken to the story. Install the [...]
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I didn’t used to get worried about privacy on social media sites. I don’t tell them much about me, so they don’t have a lot to reveal/sell/give to third-party developers or whatever. But they’re getting weirder. I’ve never, for example, told Facebook where I live, although it obviously knew when I joined the city’s group. [...]
I’m not into games on Facebook, so I generally don’t care which ones my friends are playing. Happily there used to be an option to hide all the updates from a given application, by clicking the cross in the top right and selecting ‘hide all updates from…’ Lately this has disappeared, which is bad news [...]
I feel like they know me already.
It used to be that only virus writers and spammers went in for social engineering, but it seems it’s OK for Facebook advertisers. I’ve seen this advert on the site a couple of times now. It’s easy enough to ignore but… Wait, hey. I’ve got two messages? Well I’d better click. The site you get [...]
Posted in internet on Feb 18th, 2010
Less is more, and I’d pay Facebook a micro-subscription if they’d take away the adverts.
This advert just came up on Facebook. It’s the first time I’ve ever been tempted to give one the thumbs up.
I’m 37. Facebook knows it, and you get to set an age range when you’re placing adverts like this: FAIL.
First Facebook ad I’ve seen for a reputable company: Then again, I suppose the banks aren’t what they were.
I mean, really, what the fuck?