This post really spoke to me and is a serious counterpoint to my silly post about my hub’s fake mistress!
Like many of you I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. Whilst, I think that it has certain advantages for keeping in touch with family & friends located in faraway places and as a writer it does have certain benefits but for many it’s a bit of a dual-edged sword. Too often I have come across inappropriate posts and videos which in my opinion have no place on a social networking site. It is alleged that this week Facebook have failed to remove a video of a helpless & vulnerable kitten being deliberately doused in fuel and set alight; what purpose does that video serve? I also fail to see why you would want to give the sociopaths that committed this heinous and cowardly act their fifteen minutes of fame. Furthermore, you have to ask yourself why certain Facebookers would feel the need to “like” this type of posts. Whilst…
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sympathize with the feelings of the writer, it is not facebook, but people who did those things are evil, problem is when facebook steps in, it will tend to over-do in another way that lead to over-censorship, this world is filled with horrible people hiding behind false names ridiculing others for fun
in an increasing digital world, personal privacy is getting lesser, the way to overcome this will be probably to live like Stone Age people to forgo those conveniences that we get from the digital world
the choice is between how much convenience we want in exchange for the loss of personal privacy !
Well said, and I agree with all you say!
Thank you for sharing!