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Yup, agreed Mieke.

Here's more about Facebook practices from Lifehacker:
http://lifehacker.com/5987248/how-facebook-is-using-you-to-annoy-your-friends-and-how-to-stop-it



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On 13 September 2013 10:44, Mieke Roth <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> That basically means that you have to ask your friends did you really
> like this specific thing?  every time you see a random like. Something
> that sounds to me as being counterproductive. The bonds between friends in
> facebook will become less tight as a result I think. ****
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> *Van:* SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration- [mailto:
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> *Verzonden:* vrijdag 13 september 2013 16:36
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> *Onderwerp:* Re: [SCIART] New Terms of Service for Facebook- Translation
> needed****
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> Thanks Bruce!****
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> Facebook's main aim with these new rules is both less sinister and more
> "what the hell?" in my opinion. ****
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> A lot of what they are doing under these terms plays out like this
> hypothetical. ****
>
>    - I read a Slate article about let's say, humanities education,
>    through a link a Linda put up on her feed. I click "Like" on her post about
>    the article. ****
>    - Bruce logs into Facebook, and in his feed there's now a link to
>    Slate, saying something like, "Your friend Glendon Likes Slate". But the
>    image and picture are not necessarily the one I just read from Linda. It
>    could be a more up-to-date article Slate has posted. And maybe something I
>    don't agree with or like at all, like an article called "Why Republicans
>    are right about Obama" or something. ****
>
> So if you have your art on a Facebook Page, and someone clicks like on it,
> a different piece of art from your fan page may appear in other people's
> feeds advertising the Page.****
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> It is supposed to encourage browsing. You're friends with these people,
> presumably you have similar interests. Where it falls apart is in showing
> content that is not exactly what you clicked Like on. I may enjoy Bruce's
> bird painting and abhor his landscapes (I don't, just giving an example.)
> So Facebook has been called out on this in a number of places since they
> made this change, because it's not really working. ****
>
> Yes: the language sounds more sinister than that and they *could* do
> other things with your work. But basically they want to repackage and
> distribute/re-size and share links with your friends based on your
> activity. ****
>
> I don't think it's a big deal, but it's an awkward system at the moment. *
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> On 12 September 2013 21:52, Bruce Bartrug <[log in to unmask]> wrote:****
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> As are many.****
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> On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 6:40 PM, Smith Will (Toowong) <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:****
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> Thanks Bruce. Yes, Im interested in something similar to facebook to keep
> in touch with people, where they treat their customers better.****
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> Cheers,****
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