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03-10-2014, 09:16 PM
RE: Facebook
(03-10-2014 05:44 AM)Brian37 Wrote:  I think it is fucking stupid that Facebook really thinks they can get all their users to use their real names. Joe Smith is a real name. It isn't about reporting crime or keeping people safe online. They simply want to data mine for their corporate advertisers so they can turn around and sell you crap.

They gotta make money somehow.
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03-10-2014, 09:21 PM
RE: Facebook
(03-10-2014 09:16 PM)earmuffs Wrote:  
(03-10-2014 05:44 AM)Brian37 Wrote:  I think it is fucking stupid that Facebook really thinks they can get all their users to use their real names. Joe Smith is a real name. It isn't about reporting crime or keeping people safe online. They simply want to data mine for their corporate advertisers so they can turn around and sell you crap.

They gotta make money somehow.

No they don't 'gotta', they just 'wanna'.

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03-10-2014, 09:25 PM
RE: Facebook
(03-10-2014 09:21 PM)Chas Wrote:  
(03-10-2014 09:16 PM)earmuffs Wrote:  They gotta make money somehow.

No they don't 'gotta', they just 'wanna'.

Well they gotta if they want to stick around.

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03-10-2014, 09:52 PM
RE: Facebook
(03-10-2014 09:21 PM)Chas Wrote:  
(03-10-2014 09:16 PM)earmuffs Wrote:  They gotta make money somehow.

No they don't 'gotta', they just 'wanna'.

They have server costs, ongoing development costs, staff costs, building rental/bills, insurance, shareholders etc...

They 'gotta'.
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03-10-2014, 09:58 PM
RE: Facebook
(03-10-2014 05:44 AM)Brian37 Wrote:  I think it is fucking stupid that Facebook really thinks they can get all their users to use their real names. Joe Smith is a real name. It isn't about reporting crime or keeping people safe online. They simply want to data mine for their corporate advertisers so they can turn around and sell you crap.

Have two accounts with two obvious fake names, though both accounts are usually always deactivated.

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04-10-2014, 08:47 AM
RE: Facebook
I gave up on Facebook about 2 years ago. Way too many idiots....
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