Deleting Facebook

Mostly due to the recent news regarding Cambridge Analytica and people’s private information, many people have responded to a #DeleteFacebook trend —including the co-founder of WhatsApp. Don’t forget: WhatsApp was sold to Facebook a few years ago for over 15 billion (pause for a second… this is billion, not million here) and now someone who benefitted greatly from that deal also suggests deleting facebook. Clearly I’m biased. Almost 5 years ago, I followed my friend Michael White‘s example and deleted my facebook account. Of course, this movement has more to do with personal information than oversharing of said personal information. ...

March 21, 2018 2 min Fred Posner

Facebook: I'm Breaking Up with You

Listen… I’m grateful for our relationship. I do not regret these past 7+ years. After all, you and I have shared some significant events. When we first got together I was single, had an amazing dog, and was finishing up my degree. You were great in helping me connect with other students in my classes and even helped me keep track of assignments, projects, and more. You helped me through some rough times....

August 22, 2013 3 min Fred Posner

This really says it all…

[][1]Google, Facebook, and You

November 3, 2011 1 min Fred Posner