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1 jazz_music   ignore (2)   2017 Oct 30, 3:02pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

You can break the chain. If you follow up on an item, use a protected browser or just never follow up.

Facebook is terrible about ways to make you click, so are a lot of these so-called news stories with the rows of clickbait photo links underneath the short feature.
2 jazz_music   ignore (2)   2017 Oct 30, 3:50pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

Most compelling thoughts from the speaker:
Facebook's capitalization is approaching half a trillion dollars, it's because it works great as a persuasion architecture. ... Either Facebook is giant con of half a trillion dollar and ads don't work on their site as a persuasion architecture, or its power of influence is of great concern. It's either one or the other.

And it's similar for Google too.
3 HEY YOU   ignore (7)   2017 Oct 30, 4:03pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

Have to click! Have to click!
Must click! Must click!
Forced to click! Forced to click!
I'm an idiot! I'm an idiot!
4 justme   ignore (0)   2017 Oct 30, 4:16pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

I clicked on it.
5 anon_b2f35   ignore (1)   2017 Oct 30, 7:07pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

jazz_music says
You can break the chain. If you follow up on an item, use a protected browser or just never follow up.

You carry a phone? have an online email account? ever watch youtube videos? Use a credit card? Drive a car with a license plate on a freeway?
They have your data.
6 KimJongUn   ignore (0)   2017 Oct 30, 7:17pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

jazz_music says
Either Facebook is giant con of half a trillion dollar and ads don't work on their site


Seems to be the conclusion GM came to: they pulled their ads from Fuckbook saying that they can't see any effect on sales from these ads.

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