All those 'friends' you've got...
Would you take a Bullet for them?
Mark Zuckerberg has finally ticked off a mammoth item on his bucket list: Facebook usage – his company reckons – has eclipsed internet growth, and the UN Broadband Commission parroted those claims on Monday. The free content ad network, along with mobile broadband access, apparently outstripped global internet usage in what …
While I will raise a glass or two with you, I just don't see it happening. Too many folks will give away all their personal info without thinking twice. Or give away passwords for a chocolate bar.
Now if the media decides to start reporting on what's being slurped by FB and sold of to world+dog advertisers, etc. then things would change. But it won't happen as the media is part of the data feeding frenzy from FB.... and let's not forget Twatter...
Everything can be had for a price and generally those who know the price of everything, know the value of nothing including privacy.
re: "But that particular [Internet.org] project is really more about ... offering a very narrow number of website[s] over Internet.org, including (surprise!) Facebook."
Forgive my faulty memory, but isn't the proposed Zuckernet more or less what AOL did way back in the day, i.e., plug people into AOL's cache of its version of (or a heavily filtered entree to) the interwebs instead of creating an onramp to the "real" interwebs?
Look folks just stop fucking each other. Orgasms result in procreation and more fodder for....
Oh Fuck It. That French Cunt Jean-Luc Picard lives in a non-parallel Universe. We are all fucked.
God save our gracious Zuck!
Long live our noble Zuck!
God save the Zuck!
Send him victorious,
Happy and glorious,
Long to reign over us,
God save the Zuck.
Resistance is futile. In World War Z....
My tablets are in my coat. Can someone get it for me.
"Facebook, with its Internet.org plans, has claimed that it wants to bring net access to poorer parts of the world where broadband infrastructure is virtually non-existent."
In other words ...
Facebook wants to capture and indoctrinate potential internet users into their walled garden before they can discover the freedom of the real internet ...
I guess having a company that large, you have to go to extraordinary lengths to be able to provide ongoing "growth" for your shareholders.
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