Facebook is a long way from becoming a ghost town, it's just currently more like a superhighway littered with billboards. We'd really like it to be a cosy cafe where we could enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation with a friend or to.
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Folks, WHY DO YOU LIKE A BRAND OR AD? (Nike, I get. Hanes, not so much) Enlighten me. And then let's get the UNLIKE button approved. Or the LIKES page, where I can reconsider my VOTES and turn some of them off again. I know Facebook is not listening, but it's fun to make noise about it any way.
"Would you pay for your use of Facebook? Would you pay a subscription fee?" Um, it's starting to happen. And it's really expensive.
Don’t be surprised to find you WALL filtered and your preference reset to “Top Stories” from time to time. So go check it now. And tell Facebook to stop filtering your content.
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If you get it straight, about Facebook's motivation, you'll probably alter your behavior on Facebook. And maybe you'll call me up for a cup of coffee rather than giving me a LIKE on Facebook and assuming we're "in-touch."
Or more likely, I will chose PUBLIC or FRIENDS as I post on Facebook in a POST-BY-POST decision process. Consciously deciding is this a PUBLIC idea or a PRIVATE one. And if it's PRIVATE, I think I will redirect it to a different forum. Better yet, a non-Facebook forum.
So let's see how they tie all of Google+ together in the coming weeks. I'll be looking for my invite so I can show you under the covers. For now, go visit the LearnMore page and take the tours. But don't get too attached to the system just yet. A lot of people invested a lot of time and effort to see Google's WAVE make it into the mainstream, it failed. And BUZZ, well, it was pretty much a same-as-Twitter-no-benefit project that also failed.
The POKE on facebook is: benign, irritating, a form of interaction, not a form of interaction, a lazyman's social media, a lascivious suggestion, an agressive act, a source of confusion, a false indication of friendship, saying nothing, get tiring, demands a POKE-back, created people on facebook known as POKEYS.