So I’ve been playing around with one of those recent Facebook features. That’s called “Did You Know?” aka Fun Facts.
I kept tapping on “New Question” most of the time because I wasn’t sure what to do with the most. You really need to think more than twice before posting anything on social media these days. Some questions like “A flaw of mine…” are too dangerous to answer unless you’re being sarcastic or posting some smart answer. Also, I my gut feeling tells me that Facebook may use some of the intelligence gathered through fun facts for targeted advertising and marketing. Who wants to be a target, eh?
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I created my Facebook account in 2007, when Facebook was slowly making its trend in this side of the world. And then I made the worst mistake – adding anyone.
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Once installed their app, Facebook thinks they own our mobile devices.
At first, there was the peaceful all-purpose Facebook app. And some time later they separated messaging into another app, creating the Messenger. Initially it was at user’s discretion to use Messenger or Facebook app for messaging. Initially it looked polite but lately everyone was gradually forced to install Messenger. Another app… sigh! Personally, for me messaging is just messaging. I don’t want a childlike fairyland for just sending and receiving messages.
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I have reasons to believe that it rather steals contacts from your phone rather than politely synchronizing them.
Once you install Facebook, it forces you to install Messenger aside. If you don’t it will keep sending you new message notifications but not letting you read them. So you install Messenger.
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Facebook groups suck when people send a lot of unwanted, and sometimes unrelated messages through the group. Recently, this spammy habbit wasted a lot of my time. Actually I don’t like to define them as spam, but, when I receive the same message from several groups it becomes annoying. Most of the time what these group members do is, copy-pasting the content from news.lk or defence.lk.
Anyway, here is my strict conclusion: I may remove myself from any Facebook group that sends unwanted messages. If I receive the same message from more than three groups at the same time, I may remove myself from all the groups that the particular message is sent from.