We should be careful not to exhaust our available time on things that are merely good and leave little time for that which is better or best.Dallin Oaks
That was easy.
Feels good too.
If you use Facebook, even only occasionally, you should be aware of some recent findings. It doesn’t make good reading.
I could keep going with links that explain why Facebook is toxic. Worldwide, there are over 2.32 billion monthly active users (MAU) as of December 31, 2018. That’s a staggering figure and shows how much reach and power it has.
Sadly Facebook also owns Instagram, which I do actually enjoy using. At some point in time that may need to go too.
Yes, millions of people find Facebook useful. But at what cost? Something doesn’t feel right. The evidence has piled up to show just how devious this company is. Where does this come from? From the top
You have a choice. Use Facebook, lock down the privacy and security, understand that you are the product or delete it and move on. If you are business, you could also consider going Facebook free as the team at Basecamp has done.
Technology should be used for good.
I’m not sure this is the case with Facebook.
A good question to ask is
“would I miss Facebook?”
A suggestion would be to delete the app off your smartphone and see how you get on. My guess is that your time could and would be better spent.
UPDATED: this astonishing article has just been published today (25th February) about the secret lives of Facebook moderators in America.
It makes harrowing reading.
The secret, darling, is to love everyone you meet. From the moment you meet them. Give everyone the benefit of the doubt. But get rid of any of the bastards that let you down.Joanna Lumley
I’ve just finished “If I could tell you just one thing…” by Richard Reed.
I really enjoyed it. Richard writes about the advice remarkable people share with him – that one bit of wisdom that can make a difference.
I’m going to share my
The first is from Bill Clinton and something I’m a big believer in:
One of the most important things is to see people. The person who opens the door for you, the person who pours your coffee. Acknowledge them. Show them respect.Bill Clinton
What are your