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And what do you know? They just lost another user: To delete your account click here and to read the source, click here
I used to like Mark. He seemed to be different, largely unaffected by the money. I mean only a couple of years ago he actually bought a house, the one before was rented. And it's only a small 3 bedroom. He walks to work everyday... like millions of others.
Now though it seems that he has finally lost the plot...

He seems different? how? Facebook only exists to market to its user base and rake in billions in revenue. Its a business, now they are looking to other ways to monetize the platform.
    
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He seems different? how? Facebook only exists to market to its user base and rake in billions in revenue. Its a business, now they are looking to other ways to monetize the platform.

Actually Facebook was originally created so people can communicate from one side of a campus to the other without having to spend money on phone calls or SMS messages and without using typical emails.
    
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post #23 of 95
ITT: people are jealous of somebody furthering his wealth.
 
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post #24 of 95
I never used FB , never understood what people see in that site , this kind of thing just confirms that i made a right decision.
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wow just wow.. we need new Meme for facepalm. more like triple facepalm lol
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post #26 of 95
Doesn't Google do something like this?
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post #27 of 95
Making money off facebook attention whores? Surprised it didn't happen sooner.
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post #28 of 95
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I never used FB , never understood what people see in that site , this kind of thing just confirms that i made a right decision.
Its a social experement in short, an easy way for the top dogs to see what the general zombies are thinking. Nothing more. Nothing less.
post #29 of 95
Maybe if people didn't have 500+ non-friend-friends, their real friends would see their status updates lol
There is such things as "close friend" filters or w/e but I stopped using Facebook a loooong time ago.
 
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Good, maybe with all that money they can finally fire those monkeys working on the mobile app and hire someone who knows what they're doing.
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