10 Worst Things about Facebook [Part 2]

Welcome to part 2 of the 10 worst things about Facebook that you should keep an eye out for (read part 1):

1. Want to be friends?

Maybe we can handle a few companies asking us to be “friends” on Facebook, but it never ends there! You go into you Facebook account and find friend requests from companies you have never bought from, or even worse, you have never heard of!

2. Hackers alert!

Don’t you just hate it when you get those messages from your Facebook friends that their account has been hacked and they have a new one you should follow them on? I mean I really don’t know which accounts are real and which are fake any more!

Hacking Facebook is easy!

Hacking Facebook accounts is easy!

3. Never ending quizzes:

Every day, one of your friends decides to take a quiz and almost always in involves you. But the problem is, although they are annoying, they are addictive too and a great way to waste time!

10 Worst Things about Facebook [Part 1]

I have recently deactivated my Facebook account and, frankly, I feel a relief I never experienced since I set up my Facebook account sometime back in 2007.

Therefore, I will be sharing with you the 10 worst things about Facebook that you should keep an eye out for:

1. Where is our money?

As you know, Facebook has around 500 millions users and is valued at 65 billion dollars – which means that each of our memberships has added $130 to Zuckerberg’s bank account. What do we get in return? A big fat nothing!

2. Who remembers us, really?

Every birthday, you get loads and loads of short Facebook messages on your wall wishing you a happy birthday. You do realize that the only reason why most of them “remember” is Facebook’s notifications. Don’t you?

Facebook's birthday notifications

Facebook's birthday notifications

3. Replies galore:

Whenever you post anything on your wall, people jump right in offering advice, making judgments and acting like they know better. Your one sentence status update is followed by manifestos of related and unrelated comments which usually drive you insane!

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Halifax Holiday Matchmaker — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

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It’s None of Their Business: The Facebook Police State

It’s None of Their Business: The Facebook Police State

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Facebook is known for how it deals with pornographic content, and their stringent policy about pictures and shared content. One of the key factors to sustain the growth of the service is to ensure that the system is free from unpopular content. To that end they have hired individuals to screen through all the flagged content and...

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10 Ways to Lose Your Facebook Friends in 10 Days!

10 Ways to Lose Your Facebook Friends in 10 Days!

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For my special dish of the day, I decided to present you with 10 easy and time efficient ways to lose your Facebook "friends" in ten days!

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TechCrunch vs. Mashable Review – Part 1: Mixed Stats, Interface & Reviews!

TechCrunch vs. Mashable Review – Part 1: Mixed Stats, Interface & Reviews!

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