Re: [NTO] Paul McFedries
- Don wrote:
> It isn't that I can't make a facebook page or post to it ... it justAdd to the the problem of accounts being hijacked and it was all the
> seems like a completely disjointed means of communication to me. I get
> that you can find a long lost friend or create an event. But the noise
> to content ratio is over the top. That is what I am saying.
reason I needed to delete my FB account.
> On 12/11/2010 2:16 PM, Greg Chapman wrote:--
> > Hi Don,
> > On 11 Dec 10 19:02 Don <don@...
> <mailto:don%40htmlfixit.com>> said:
> >> I should probably buy it -- cause I get facebook not at all.
> > So should I! But that's because I know a little about creating my own
> > web sites and I get more than enough interesting correspondents as a
> > result of that.
> > I regard Facebook and Twitter as web sites for those that don't know
> > how to produce their own. What am I missing?
> > Greg
- Facebook, Twitter and many other 'social' sites are simply ways to
program the masses, and to make money off ads.
People get addicted to that stuff waiting the next on-line game,
texting, posting nonsense.
it is a time filler and not very productive unless you are a trendy
advertiser. It invades the entire life of those into it.
I have accounts on both but I only use them to keep contact with my
genealogical extended family.
I do post photographs at Flickr. but that at least is WORK I have done,
not just stuff passed around.
- jeff wrote:
> People get addictedI fully agree. I used to be a menber for a short time, as some in my
> It invades the entire life of those into it.
> I only use them to keep contact with my
> genealogical extended family.
family don't do blogs and sometimes post interesting accounts and
pictures there but I cancelled it - the drawbacks far outweighed all the
I see similarities in other things. My daughter had a mobile phone when
in first grade of primary school, a basic one to make calls with. She
never had a gameboy or playstation, at least not from me or with my
consent. My nephew, who is a successful professor, gave his daughter an
Iphone at about the same age but forbade her to use the phone. How silly