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Facebook Reports More Unfriending And Blocking Sunday Than Any Day In Its History (Zimmerman)
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Posted on 07/17/2013 2:34:12 AM PDT by Morgana

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA – Passions ran high Sunday night as CNN and other news outlets reported the not guilty Zimmerman verdict. Tweets and Facebook status updates were filled with posts ranging from cries of vengeance to jubilant shouts of joy. Strong opinions were prevalent and as a result more people hit the unfriend and block buttons in any day in Facebook’s history. Said Zuckerberg, “Everybody had something to say about Sunday’s verdict. Charges of racism were thrown around at everyone.

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TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: facebook; facebookisthedevil; george; satire; zimmerman

1 posted on 07/17/2013 2:34:12 AM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

That’s a satire piece, I was reading about it earlier.


2 posted on 07/17/2013 2:38:02 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind each blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Are you sure it’s satire? I’ve seen a lot of fighting on both!!


3 posted on 07/17/2013 2:39:34 AM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

Face Book also changed its privacy configuration once again.

Thanks to the new “Graphic app”, any person in Facebook anywhere in the world can see our photos, our “likes” and our “comments”.

Unfortunately we cannot change this configuration because Facebook has made it like this.

So, to get around that,
Members will need to post the following on their wall:

Please, place your cursor over “my photo” that appears in this box (without clicking) and a window will open.

Now move the cursor to the word “Friends”, again without clicking and then click on “Settings”. Uncheck “Life Events” and “Comments and Like”.

This way my activity with my family and friends will no longer be made public. Now, copy and paste this text on your own wall (do not “share” it!).


4 posted on 07/17/2013 2:41:07 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Morgana
Charges of racism were thrown around at everyone.

Obama certainly appears to be improving race relations like liberals said he would. They're just so right all the time. When Obama said that Trayvon looked like he could be his son, I'm sure it wasn't just because he's black. That would be judging based on skin color instead of character, wouldn't it? Not to mention divisive and polarizing.
5 posted on 07/17/2013 2:49:20 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: onyx

That’s a hoax.


6 posted on 07/17/2013 2:49:23 AM PDT by Politicalmom (Liberalism. Ideas so great they have to be mandatory.-FReeper Osage Orange)
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To: onyx
Please, place your cursor over “my photo” that appears in this box (without clicking) and a window will open.

Where do you find "my photo"? I don't see it anywhere on my fb page.

7 posted on 07/17/2013 2:53:19 AM PDT by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: raybbr

My question is how does one completely delete Facebook? My computer became infected on Facebook and I want off permanently.


8 posted on 07/17/2013 3:06:12 AM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for SMALLER , HONEST government)
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To: Progov
My question is how does one completely delete Facebook? My computer became infected on Facebook and I want off permanently.

FB does not reside on your pc. You can disable your account but the data will remain on their servers for ever. I would think removing one pic at a time would be effective.

As far as your pc go to the options - security tab in your browser and delete all cookies and history related to FB. I would bet you would have to delete ALL your history and cookies to truly remove it from your browser.

9 posted on 07/17/2013 3:11:31 AM PDT by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: onyx

That is a hoax. If your friends do that, then they can’t see what YOU post because they have taken you out of their newsfeed.


10 posted on 07/17/2013 3:22:08 AM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: Progov

Look under accounts

There are two options, deactivate which means it still exist but anyone contacting you via facebook will get a message that your account has been deactivated.

Second is to delete. It is complicated but they do give you the option. Warning. It takes 14 days to become official. If you sign in before the 14 day are up, the account is put back into service (I think this is to keep your friends from hacking into your account and deleting it)

I recently deactivated my account (after removing all my notes, photos and comments). I have not decided if I am going to make it permanent or not.

I will admit I missed it for a day or two but now not so much.


11 posted on 07/17/2013 3:34:45 AM PDT by CIB-173RDABN
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To: Morgana
Look how Obama's leadership and policies have UNITED this nation. ROFL.
12 posted on 07/17/2013 3:40:32 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: PistolPaknMama

I unfriended someone, and I rarely if ever do that. She posted some extremely inane comment about Juror B27.

I have enjoyed her as a work friend, but her comment was over the top. I’m starting to realize I don’t want to be associated with these people as “friends.”

She is a person who immigrated here from Etresia as a child. She was nice to work with, but chooses to identify more as a black and as an Etresian. I don’t understand why anyone wants to come here, live their life here, ....yet be so despondant when the country doesn’t run their way.

Wish they’d just all go “home” if they don’t consider this their home. Because just camping out here to me seems more like stealing than anything else.


13 posted on 07/17/2013 3:41:13 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Morgana

Wasn’t the verdict announced Saturday night? Does anyone edit these stories?


14 posted on 07/17/2013 3:53:07 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Morgana
Dunno about that.. I lost over 2 dozen ‘friends’, I use the term loosely, when I supported Chick-fil-A’s right to exist. I consider it my best single day's work..
15 posted on 07/17/2013 4:08:31 AM PDT by ArtDodger
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To: Morgana

Well, true or not, this verdict and the trial that preceded it has exposed a lot of morons in the US.


16 posted on 07/17/2013 4:21:42 AM PDT by RavenATB
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To: Morgana

My wife unfriended four people Sunday.


17 posted on 07/17/2013 5:00:13 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Morgana

With all the changes that continually occur on facebook, I will leave a post up for maybe one day, then go back and delete it.same for pictures, my timeline is very short.


18 posted on 07/17/2013 5:12:51 AM PDT by contrarian (now that we have your attention.......)
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To: PistolPaknMama

Are you sure?


19 posted on 07/17/2013 5:19:53 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: LibsRJerks
Etresia?

Did you mean Eritria?

Etresia sounds like a medical condition.

20 posted on 07/17/2013 6:28:05 AM PDT by JohnG45
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To: Morgana

It says at the top of the page that they made it up.


21 posted on 07/17/2013 6:34:22 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: LibsRJerks

Where’s this “Etresia”?


22 posted on 07/17/2013 6:45:36 AM PDT by Moltke (Sapere aude!)
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To: BunnySlippers

“It says at the top of the page that they made it up.”

See my tagline.

I have seen the fighting going on. I really wonder.


23 posted on 07/17/2013 7:28:23 AM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

I usually won’t unfriend someone over politics unless that person stoops to using vulgariities. People were using vile language to describe their dislike for Rommey and Palin a lot. Don’t want that stuff showing up on my timeline.


24 posted on 07/17/2013 7:40:23 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: onyx
Are you sure?

Positive. When your friends do what you describe, they will no longer see YOUR activity in their newsfeed. That's what that setting is for. It has nothing to do with who else can see it, for sure that friend can no longer see it without going to your timeline. This is also on Snopes as a hoax.

25 posted on 07/17/2013 7:41:16 AM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: CIB-173RDABN
I recently deactivated my account (after removing all my notes, photos and comments). I have not decided if I am going to make it permanent or not.

I actually have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. At times, I just want to delete my account and never venture there again. Other aspects I find useful. As a sailor in the Navy, I move around a lot and FB is a good way for old friends to keep in touch. I also, surprisingly, use it for work. People check their FB more than their email and nobody checks their work email on weekends. When I'm at sea and need something from a co-worker back on the beach, the quickest way to get a response is to send them a FB message.

What I really need to do is nuke my friends list down to only true friends and family members and certain co-workers. This would make FB a lot more tolerable.

26 posted on 07/17/2013 7:51:13 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: Drew68

I found some people will write things on Facebook that they would never say face to face.

I had been slowly defriending “friends” when they decided to use their Facebook account to share their political views.

Which I would have ignored but those on the left that preach tolerant are very intolerant of those that do not agree with them.

It finally got easier to just take my ball and go home.


27 posted on 07/17/2013 8:20:20 AM PDT by CIB-173RDABN
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To: CIB-173RDABN

I did something even better...I got the fuck off of FB.


28 posted on 07/17/2013 8:26:19 AM PDT by pallmallman (Q)
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To: pallmallman

You are on the cutting edge. It is possible that Facebook has peaked and you are just one of the leaders leaving it behind.


29 posted on 07/17/2013 8:39:15 AM PDT by CIB-173RDABN
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To: CIB-173RDABN

Lol,...well, I sure feel better getting rid of what was a time-wasting, bad habit. Attention whores “friending”,”unfriending”...”like-ing”..all bullshit.


30 posted on 07/17/2013 2:30:35 PM PDT by pallmallman (Q)
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To: JohnG45

LOL ...it IS a medical condition ...I obviously have been doing way too much studying! (in a medical field and studying now for a huge board exam). . .


31 posted on 07/17/2013 6:54:49 PM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: LibsRJerks
LOL ...it IS a medical condition

That would be Atresia. Quit browsing FR and hit those books.

Good luck on your board exam.

32 posted on 07/17/2013 7:18:23 PM PDT by JohnG45
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