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Old 09-24-19, 01:56 AM
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facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

or is it just me? I just rejoined cuz i needed to for trade school, took me three days to make a complete donkey of myself to an old friend, gonna delete again.
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Re: facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

It definitely doesn't bring out the best in everyone...
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Re: facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

I rarely post anything on my facebook.
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Old 09-25-19, 06:02 AM
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Re: facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

I do Facebook much like I do here. I read lots and post sparsely.

I don’t like how the platform has changed. Seeing posts out of chronological order bugs me no end. Plus it keeps advertising events to me after they’ve happened.
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Re: facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

Watch "The Great Hack" on Netflix. You'll never look at Facebook the same. You'll most likely never trust our electoral system ever again either, but that's a different story.
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Re: facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

MMM facebook MMMM donuts MMM decisions. naw, I can do both....
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Re: facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

I won't do it, won't do it, won't do it. I chatted in yahoo for years but have no desire to engage in social media. I'm with tyger...I read you guys here but I tend to not have much to say. No point of me having social media. And to be honest, if I want to talk to you, I'll call or text before I would do anything else.
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Re: facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

When friends posted links to articles filled with lies and misinformation about
GMO's, climate change and other pseudoscience I'd respond with links to fact
based evidence to counter their false claims. It took me quite a while to
realize people didn't appreciate it. I'm also amazed that their links got dozens of likes.
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Re: facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

I'm compulsive and so I can't put it down and keep checking to see if I've gotten new likes, friends, messages, etc. I check over and over again. I groom my FB page to get it "just right". I think there's some OCD there. I tend to send inappropriate messages to rando women. So on the balance it's a relief when I put it down.

What I do is have my best friend change the password so that I can occasionally post something when there's a meaningful event, but otherwise I can't use it. I find that's the arrangement that works the best for me. I would have deleted the account years ago, but I've accumulated too many pictures and stories on there, a lot about my kids and family, that would be lost forever if I deleted the whole account.

I think I get some kind of dopamine charge from all those little stimulations from FB, so in a way it's a drug that is not good for me, and I think my ADHD/compulsive personality, and a bit of OCD all contributes. I'm a lot happier when I've been away from it for a few days and live in the real world.

On balance I think the planet is worse off for social media and I hope that one day it will be a thing of the past.

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Re: facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

Man. **** Facebook and their stupid algorithms. Hmm...haven’t seen a post from xxxx in a while; we’re not close, I wonder if we’re still friends. Click...click...oh, there you are....click “Remembering XXX”. WTF? What? When?

I see the same damned posts 3 times over, but Fb did not think that a post announcing that someone had died and making a memorial post was something that should appear on my feed. I am now frankly insulted by the stupid cat videos it keeps trying to get me to click on.
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Re: facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

Bobby Facebook is the devil you stay away from her ya hear Bobby bochay lol
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Re: facebook is clearly and totally the devil for us

With all these things you need to work out how to use them.
Ive been unwell and have stopped work, and fin it useful
Mind you I am in about a dozen professional groups, as I am still extending my learning, and a few other activist groups, and collect a few good jokes.

Its all about limits though.
There are plenty of nutty trolls though, but I find that ignoring them is good practice.
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