Skip to comments.A Conservative Blackout of Facebook
Posted on 08/08/2013 6:01:11 AM PDT by FormerLib
It seems some liberals are having a collective meltdown over an online conservative protest called "Facebook Blackout."
Facebook has established a pattern of silencing Conservative posters and pages so, on August 24 and 25th, we are going to grant them their wish. Silence from out side.
Any advertising dollars that they lose will be their lesson.
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I refuse to use Facebook. If they want my information, they’re going to have to dig—I’m not giving it away.
“A Conservative Blackout of Facebook”
Some of those FB users are bound to take that the wrong way.
People...if you haven't figured it out yet...DO NOT SUPPLY THE COMMIES WITH FREE INTEL!
If they know who you are, and where you are, when the SHTF they will know where to go...
SHTF day is getting closer and closer IMHO.
Conservatives pulled out of newspapers.
Then ‘nightly news’.
And JC Penney.
I say no to Facebook: I refuse to do any business with the putz, Mark Zuckerberg.
This IS the kind of protest that we can do that will have ACTUAL effect.
They get instant revenue based on ‘clicks’ and ‘eyeballs’ and if no one clicks, they get no money those days.
They would see a REAL drop in income for those two days.
And, if it is successful we can start to bring proessure on other places.
We vote more with our pocketbooks than anything else- just ask Chik-fil-A
I started not using Facebook when zuckerface was in diapers.
I will do a poll on Facebook and let you know the results.
Who wastes their time on FB and spilling their guts so advertisers can make money by stealing your privacy?. Everyday is a FB blackout for me.
Facebook is so incredibly rich that two days will mean nothing.
If they are serious, drop it altogether.
Twitter is more effectively used by conservatives.
Conservatives are more effective at clear concise thought in 140 characters and twitter doesn’t ban us for it. Plus you don’t get all the excess garbage on twitter like games, pokes, and likes.
Among the people I follow are Malkin, Palin, Bachmann, Levin, Gowdy, Cruz, Paul.....
I like Facebook. My favorite authors, fellow SF geeks, friends, and family are on it.
But I will close up for 24-25 August.
Who uses Facebook, twitter, or social media ?
I am so ahead of the curve. I closed my Facebook account last week.
Who the hell cares? Never used FB and NEVER will.
**insert who gives a damn gif here**
I learn more conservative news on FB than any other site. I can read something from friends and come here and it has not been posted yet. It all depends on what kind of friends a person has. All of mine are conservative. I got rid of the 2 high school friends who were liberals. Have not missed much.
If you’re not voting for a commie, they already know who you are. Unless you pay cash, do not have a bank account, they already know all they need to know. With IRS on their side, they’ll know everything without any trouble at all.
I get news from all of those on FB plus more.
Same, no twitter or any of the other media sites either.
Why would a conservative enable leftwing Facebook, anyway? Eff them, and the progressives they rode in on.
Facebook is a godsend when doing background checks. You get to see how much of an idiot they are and how loose their lips are. Many job applicants wonder wjy they can’t get a job when they show revealing tattoos, post pictures of themselves at parties with drug paraphenalia lying clearly in the background, or “friends” that are complete freaks, among “likes” of subjects that further show how morally bankrupt they are, etc...
Peronally I hope the libs, commies, progressives keep using FB. It makes my job much easier...: > )
Do you know twitter investors support liberals like Boxer and Nobama? I like to like posts, pictures, etc. I get great recipes from friends and relatives, too. I hate twitter and never use it. I do not play games, do not poke, etc. I have my own games.
Can’t drop something that was never picked up in the first place. We’ve refused to ever have anything to do with Facebook, except to short sell its stock.
We certainly will not advertise on Facebook, so advertisers are wasting their money by advertising there so far as we are concerned. This is especially true with those companies who have stupidly used Facebook as their primary or sole means of establishing a Web presence and interactions with customers. Instead, we go to a competitor when we encounter a search engine result pointing us to a Facebook page to which we have no access because we are not members of Facebook.
I'm on exactly the same page but I'm wondering if a two-day break might become permanent for me.
The libs have created their own closed-circuit for social media, and they pass around some pretty horrific crap on it. What conservatives should do is set up a website where specific Facebook graphics and stories are refuted so that conservative FB users can easily find those refutations and link to them on Facebook.
I post Conservative and anti Obama messages all the time and I’ve never been hassled. If I was I would just sign up under a new name and start again. Use Their tactics against them. Learn to play their game but don’t give up and walk away from the one of the largest social media voices on the planet. People need to see there is an alternative to the Liberal agenda, they need to see it daily, hourly and minute by minute the way they are fed Liberal filth now.
That’s a good idea. I find myself coming to FR to find information to counter liberal lies.
That's probably racis.
Can’t stand Facesnook, no worries about boycotting here...
I shut mine down
I permanently deleted my account two weeks ago - I feel like I quit smoking. Lovely!
Never used FB and talked with my wife about it about a year ago. It took her about 2 weeks to make up her mind to shut her account down.
Now the only people I know that use it are “low information voters” that do not have a real life. Were born dumb and have not grown up to adulthood.
They spend most of their waking day with FB plugged into their spinal column controlling their every move, “I’m going to make #2 now, tell you when I get back.”
That sounds more like Twitter.
Why any self respecting conservative would use Facebook in an era of big brother spying and propagandizing (ie TEA party = home grown terrorism) is beyond me.
People...if you haven’t figured it out yet...DO NOT SUPPLY THE COMMIES WITH FREE INTEL!
Don’t like facebook, don’t use it.
I don’t give a flying rat’s a$$ if the fed sees pix of my grandkids, nor do I care if they know I have liked the pages of Ry Cooder, Richard Thompson and Lucinda Williams, or that I’ve subscribed to Acoustic Guitar Videos. OMG, I just thought that maybe the fed now knows where my band is playing on the weekend. Maybe they’ll come to the show.
I hide posts of those engaging in either religious or political commentary.
That's what you think.
Who uses Facebook, twitter, or social media ?
In the neighborhood of a billion people use facebook.
Twitter is apparently in the top ten most visited web sites.
Does that help?
Your advice has been deemed overly logical, and has been rejected by the Freeper Board of Political Correctness.
Conservatives need to use social networking such as Twitter and Facebook. Not using these outlets is very GOPe. Otherwise, how would we jpknow about this: http://twitchy.com/2013/08/07/wife-of-ft-hood-victim-says-defense-department-issued-gag-order-to-victims-families/
I do not understand all this deleting conservative threads. In all my hundreds of friends, that has happened 1 time since 08. All my news is from conservative sites and people and I have seen some ultra conservative news. I forget what news it was but the site was posting again within a few hours. What were you posting that got deleted? Am very curious.
The reason Conservatives are now running weak election campaigns is because they do not use Facebook and other social media tools as well as Liberals do....
Get modern, get active..., these outlets are how the message is spread.
If you don’t use it then what’s your point? I don’t understand your point other then not caring if the feds see pics of your grand kids....
It isn’t the current crop of feds you need to fear....it’s the crop behind them.
I got on FB the same way...only go there every few months to see any new family photos posted.
As to FB examples of “kill Zimmerman” they have been posted here on FR many times, twitter too, that’s how I know anything about FB, I learn about it right here on FR, my most trusted information source.