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Six Reasons Why I’m Not On Facebook, By Wired UK’s Editor

Is this just another old fuddy-duddy? or has he got a point?

David Rowan is certainly knowledgeble about the field, and these are his key points

1) Private companies aren’t motivated by your best interests
2) They make it harder to reinvent yourself
3) Information you supply for one purpose will invariably be used for another …
4) … and there’s a good chance it will be used against you
5) People screw up, and give away more than they realise
6) And besides, why should we let businesses privatize our social discourse?

Full article: Six Reasons Why I’m Not On Facebook

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