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

Dan Brown danoldboy at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 00:01:30 EST 2017


When the GDPR comes into force in May 2018, Facebook et al will be legally
obliged to remove all of your data  from its databases should you make that
request https://gdpr-info.eu/art-17-gdpr/

On 12 Dec 2017 4:28 am, "J. Landman Gay via use-livecode" <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> 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.
>
> --
> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
>
>
>
> 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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>>>  ahsoftware at gmail.com
>>>
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