advertising,again, and is anyone actually making money from it?

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Dec 11 23:27:58 EST 2017


That's kind of amazing, half the no-facebook people in the world are on 
this list. I'd be a boring participant anyway, I usually skip breakfast.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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On December 11, 2017 6:38:44 PM "Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode" 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> I guess I make it three.
>
> I signed up, and didn't log in, the day they announced their own
> email, just to stop someone else from being labeled dochawk.
>
> Then at my reunion a couple of months ago, it came up that someone had
> a page for our class.  We went through a comedy of errors trying to
> find and login to my account.  Or maybe that I could  login, but that
> my name didn't show (as I'd never given it more than initials).
>
> Somehow, we connected one of them to my wife, and I guess that let me
> see a name and send a message, or maybe they sent her some kind of
> invitation.
>
> And then they were exasperated that I hadn't filled out a "profile" or
> some such.
>
> I logged in for a while, wondering if anything interesting would
> happen.  I found that adblock could make a couple of particularly
> annoying columns it through at me go away, but really did not get
> interested in the blather.
>
> And then, once you don't log in often enough, it sends you messages
> offering to help . . .
>
> I go back to 1984 on usenet, but just don't understand this whole
> facetwit and tell the world what I had for breakfast thing . . .
>
> On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 4:16 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode
> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> On 12/11/2017 03:29 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
>>> I don't know, I'm one of the six people on earth who doesn't have or want
>>> a Facebook account. But Ghostery blocks any unwanted junk that comes in via
>>> a web page, and since you're viewing Facebook inside a web page then it's
>>> worth a try. Can't hurt.
>>
>> I'm one of the other six. Never been tempted by it.
>> I used to have Ghostery installed, and probably it's still on my Firefox
>> browser. But I switched over to Chrome a while back and I guess I never
>> bothered to install it. My experience has been that all those tools do a
>> pretty good job of filtering, and none of them is perfect.
>>
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