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  1. Feb 2019
    1. “It’s, like, maybe you could have a conversation about whether you should be able to pay and not see ads. That doesn’t feel like a moral question to me. But the question of whether you can pay to have different privacy controls feels wrong.”

      surveillance capitalism or pay-for-privacy capitalism knocking on the door...

    2. though it might break Facebook’s revenue machine by pulling the most affluent and desired users out of the ad targeting pool.

      I doubt the vast majority of the most active FB users are "affluent"

  2. Dec 2018
  3. Apr 2018
  4. Mar 2018
    1. "The challenge with leaving Facebook is that it's a collective-action problem," Green said. "Lots of people may want to leave, but since there is not a clear alternative platform that everyone can move to at once, it's hard to give up those connections." In short, there just aren't any usable alternatives for the masses at this time.
    1. "Practically and emotionally, leaving Facebook feels like you’re leaving the internet. Worse, it feels like you’re leaving the world, unplugging from friends, news, and the daily stimulus that drives your day."
    1. A majority of Americans use Facebook and YouTube, but young adults are especially heavy users of Snapchat and Instagram

      social media use

  5. Mar 2016