Do you like things without giving it much thought?

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Registered: 06-25-2008
Do you like things without giving it much thought?
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Wed, 03-13-2013 - 8:15am

Do you "Like" things on FB without giving it much thought? I was doing that until a friend pointed out that the information you share with likes and other things on FB is used by many companies (politicians and credit companies included!) The more I know about the data mining on FB now the less I want to go there and share. I saw this warning today http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=674295 and have decided I am no longer going to like anything. I  think I'll just use FB to keep tabs on everyone else. Does anyone else find this kind of thing almost scary?

Brenda

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Registered: 01-25-2013

Just this morning I saw a joke about the Pope on FB and couldn't believe all the people who liked it. While I am not Catholic, I was very surprised that people would very openly LIKE something like that for all their friends and fellow employees to see. What if their boss is Catholic?

I think people have gotten too comfy with FB and don't realize how destructive the information they are offering can be.

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Registered: 07-27-2012

I will like friends' photos and status updates without much thought.  Articles, politicians, organizations, companies, etc...that's different.  I figured that information was being tracked.  Do I like it?  No, but I know that's the business FB is in.