NAACP returns Facebook donation, calls for boycott
Interesting: The NAACP has returned a donation from Facebook and called for a daylong boycott of the social network Tuesday following revelations of how its platform was used to manipulate black voters in the 2016 presidential election.
They want a boycott of fb and twit Tues, Dec. 18th.
I'd like to do my part, but I boycott 24/7/365 so I doubt they'd notice my absent absence :-)
@gemlog Ach, I'd have done this if I'd known about it in advance. Bleh.
I'd like to get off FB permanently, but I can't afford the communication loss that would ensue.
@JubalBarca One of my kids whines a bit sometimes, but I never took to it - I already knew who zuck was before it hit the bigtime. No interest. Just lucky I guess.
@gemlog I think it's very dependent on friendship groups, life situation, etc. I'm quite isolated sometimes anyway due to living in a fairly new country (and being very introverted generally), so reducing that support network would be quite tricky for me. But yes, FB best avoided if you can, I think!
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